COVID-19 – Latest Update on Business Financial Support

Applications for the wage subsidy, resurgence support payment, leave support payment, short-term absence payment and the small business cashflow loan are all open now.  The wage subsidy, leave support payment and short-term absence payment are all employee payments available and you cannot get more than one of these payments for the same employee at the same time. …

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July 2021

INCLUDED THIS MONTH; Article from Anna Bennett, Price allocation rules Introducing; Our Core Values Health and Safety Subsidies for Workplaces Deadline extended for R&D tax credit applications ACC Employer Levies are on the way A reminder of where to find us in Matamata DOWNLOAD HERE

Bright-line test traps

In March of this year the Government extended the Bright-line test to 10 years, the effect of this extension creates what is essentially a capital gains tax on residential property that is unable to be exempted as a main home, a business premises or a farm.  Although intended to target property investors it will have …

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June 2021

INCLUDED THIS MONTH; Introducing our new Associate; Megan Potter Article from Rory Noorland, Bright-line test traps Minimum sick leave entitlement to increase to 10 days Important dates on a cheque-free future A reminder of where to find us in Matamata DOWNLOAD HERE

Meet Megan Potter, our new Associate.

Megan is our In-house Lawyer and leads our Trusts and Companies divisions, managing client’s trusts, companies, professional trusteeships, compliance work and special project work. Megan completed her law degree in 2014, graduating with First Class Honours from the University of Waikato. Originally set out for a different path, Megan soon found her passion for working …

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May 2021

INCLUDED THIS MONTH; Article from Sharlotte McFarlane; Planning for the end of the financial year Directors Stratgic Retreat 2021 A story on the importance of compliance of an Employer Multi-factor authentication for Xero Users A reminder of where to find us in Matamata DOWNLOAD HERE

Compliance as an Employer

Southland Dairy Farmer penalised $30,000 for breaches. Questions raised regarding due diligence within the industry. The Employment relations authority has ordered a Southland dairy farmer to pay $30,000 after failing to comply with the Employment Relations Act 2000 and the Holidays Act 2003. The Authority found the Employer failed to keep holiday and leave records …

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