Posts in «Business Advice» category

NZ Super – don’t miss out

The countdown to the long-awaited NZ superannuation is seldom over-looked, but don’t miss out on getting your entitlement from your 65th birthday because you over-look applying ahead of time. That is defined as 12 weeks ahead of your 65th birthday. The reason this is also important is that payments are not back-dated if you are […]

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Granite Lifeforce tonics

Granite Lifeforce Tonics had its beginnings at a time when nurturing our bodies for ultimate good health and well-being wasn’t as embraced as it is today. But how things have changed. Our clients Kathy Just and Steve Weller love what they do which is making a difference to people’s lives with their Granite Lifeforce range […]

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E-signatures legally recognised

Life just got easier with electronic signatures now accepted on documents and information provided to Inland Revenue. This includes tax and GST returns. The hassle of printing, scanning and processing is eliminated. At Capital Accounting we are already hitting the button to forward your returns to you for simple signing and return to us ahead of […]

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Employsure

Managing employees and keeping your workplace safe is a big part of business success and that is why we recently partnered with Employsure. Finding the time in a busy work day to ensure you are meeting employment and health and safety requirements can be daunting, and it is often the aspect of a business that […]

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Wear the Right Hat

Michael Gerber wrote a well-known book “The E Myth Revisited” which he subtitled “Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About it”. The E in the title stands for “entrepreneur” which is what many Kiwis are or want to be. He identified the fundamental flaw for most new small business owners – […]

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Mileage rate change

Each year IRD assesses the claimable mileage rate and for the second year in a row the rate has gone down. This is now 72 cents for the 2016 tax year, down from 74 cents for 2015 and 77 cents in 2014. The rate applies to both diesel and petrol vehicles but not to motorcycles […]

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