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Dealing with IRD’s Christmas present

Dealing with IRD’s Christmas present 1200 630 Lee Stace

Where is IRD’s Christmas spirit? It’s a question many business owners often find themselves asking in December. The reason this thought occupies space in their minds is simple. On 15 January, IRD expects many to pay their second instalment of provisional tax for the 2018-19 income year. They also gleefully await a GST payment. Now…

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Paying provisional tax: The ONE thing you must know

Paying provisional tax: The ONE thing you must know

Paying provisional tax: The ONE thing you must know 1200 630 Lee Stace

Many a business owner is familiar with paying provisional tax. And the reason they are familiar with it is because they do not like paying it. There are myriad reasons why. But perhaps the biggest issue of paying provisional tax is the inflexibility of IRD. They want you to pay on the dates they set.…

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Tax Finance: An alternative funding source

Tax Finance: An alternative funding source 1200 630 Lee Stace

Growing a business is hard yakka. More specifically, it costs money. And therein lies a problem for many small business owners: Cashflow. In fact, it’s not a problem. It’s a major problem. According to Xero’s Small Business Insights data for June, less than half of those who took the survey have positive cashflow. Less than…

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IRD audit – how to survive one

IRD audit – how to survive one 1200 630 Lee Stace

IRD audit activity is ramping up. It is monitoring tradies and those operating restaurants, bars, cafes and takeaways closely. After all, it’s noticing a high level of non-compliance by some working in the construction and hospitality sectors. They include business owners who are not declaring part or in some cases all of the income they…

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Last chance to pay 2017 income tax

Last chance to pay 2017 income tax 5130 3018 Lee Stace

The last chance to pay 2017 income tax through TMNZ  is 18 June. This is for clients with March-September balance dates who have a terminal tax date of 7 April . Due to tax pooling legislation, TMNZ can only assist up to 75 days past your terminal tax date. IRD will not accept the use of…

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AIM - the accounting income method

What IRD isn’t saying about AIM

What IRD isn’t saying about AIM 7360 4330 Lee Stace

The accounting income method – AIM – will be available to businesses to calculate their provisional tax payments using approved accounting software from 1 April. The concept is simple: Those with turnover of less than $5 million will make provisional tax payments when they earn their income, based on accounting profit. Inland Revenue (IRD) has…

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Provisional tax changes explained

Provisional tax changes explained 765 450 Lee Stace

Here’s a summary of the new provisional tax rules for taxpayers who use the standard method to calculate their payments.

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TMNZ helps donors claim donation rebates

TMNZ helps donors claim donation rebates Lee Stace

Tax Management NZ has teamed up with well-known charities to help their donors claim more than $200 million in unclaimed donation rebates.

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Meet Daniel Rock

Meet Daniel Rock Lee Stace

One of TMNZ’s newest hires believes his background in technology will play a role in helping us meet our clients’ needs in the new provisional tax world.

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Adding value post-BT with TMNZ’s Partner Programme

Adding value post-BT with TMNZ’s Partner Programme Lee Stace

To recognise the important role tax agents play in providing advisory services to businesses, TMNZ has launched its Partner Programme to help you deliver more value-added benefits to your clients.

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