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Team News

  • Exam success from Hettie and Gemma
  • Read about one staff member who has achieved 40 years with the firm
  • Wedding and baby news
  • Memories from the Christmas Party

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Photos above Baby Ava and Hettie and Gemma

BankLink Achievement

We are very proud of our BankLink team achieving a Platinum accreditation, the highest possible level. Read more


The CooperAitken Christmas Parade was a huge success. Read more









Estate and Will Planning

Article exploring the importance of an Estate Plan, what this should cover and why your accountant needs to be involved. Read more

Gift Duty and Rest home Subsides

Article - with gift duty abolished people will be using gifting to manage their assets and finances. However there are different rules regarding gifts which affect your entitlement to financial assistance form Work and Income. Read more

Tax Changes for 2012

  • Working for Families the allowance reduces
  • KiwiSaver, changes to employers and government contributions
  • Student loans
  • Payroll Changes

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Changes to the Parental Income Test for Student Allowance

Read how recent changes may affect their Student Allowance. The changes affect how the parental income is calculated, the scope has been widen meaning its not only just you taxable income, but and adjustment will be made to account for all other family income eg Rent income, PIE income, pensions etc. Read more


Whats happening

  • Dairy Farming Averages reports are now available
  • See us at Fielday 13th - 16th June 2012
  • Plan to hold a debt management course on debt control and debt reduction - March
  • Plan to hold an ACC health and saftey workshop in April





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