The latest news, press releases and articles from CooperAitken.

AS employers, farmers have to make sure any accommodation they provide is free of Methamphetamine (P).

More than just accountants

- 14th Mar 2017

Walton dairy farmer Colin Sinclair admits it was a steep learning curve when his farm business expanded and he took on more staff. Sinclair and his family run two farms, milking a combined 750-800 cows.

Measure how quickly your business is being paid by your customers.

Did you know that local insurance companies have numerous claims for Methamphetamine contaminated properties?

AgriSmart software now includes a Health & Safety module to that will help farmers comply with the new H & S Work Act (2015) that came into effect on 4 April 2016.

The tax rules around bonuses and gifts are quite complex. Entertainment expenses are deductible, however you always need to watch out for fringe benefit tax.

How and what to pay your employees over this year's festive season....

Coral Phillips is a Chartered Accountant and Associate at CooperAitken. However, Coral hasn’t always been an accountant.....

Demystifying Accounts

- 30th Nov 2016

A set of financial accounts can provide far more than a simple report on the profit your business has made...

This Christmas is going to be even more special for Director, Peter and Vanessa Hexter with the arrival of their second daughter Charlee.

Cash wages and cash jobs

- 3rd Nov 2016

Cash wages for relief, casual staff and cash jobs - A big NO NO.

Do you or someone you know hold, or have already transferred to New Zealand, funds from a foreign superannuation scheme?

Gibbons Engineering Ltd recently went through the process of applying for their Workplace discount and had great success!! Congratulations to the team at Gibbons.

Figured for Farmers

- 11th Jul 2016

Figured works hand-in-hand with cloud accounting software, Xero, to deliver immediate farm production and financial data. Giving access to data in real time to all advisors.

Newsletter June 2015

- 1st Jun 2015

Gaylene retires, Sean gets top award, articles on the advantages of tax pooling, managing your trust and much more


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