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More than just accountants

Articles More than just accountants 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. When the second farm was…

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Demystifying your Accounts – How quickly am I getting paid?

Articles Demystifying your Accounts - How quickly am I getting paid? How quickly am I getting paid? A set of financial accounts can provide far more than a simple report on the profit or loss your business has made. Digging a little deeper and running…

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‘P’ and your Trust’s property

Articles 'P' and your Trust's property Did you know that local insurance companies have numerous claims for Methamphetamine contaminated properties? “Nearly a quarter of homes built for a brand new state housing development in Christchurch have already been contaminated with 'P' less than a year later.”…

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AgriSmart helps with Health & Safety requirements

Articles AgriSmart helps with Health & Safety requirements Developed by CooperAitken, AGRISMART software now includes a HEALTH AND SAFETY module, designed specifically for our farming clients. AgriSmart was initially developed by us for farmers as a simple to use but effective tool to record hours…

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Rewarding staff at Christmas time…..

Articles Rewarding staff at Christmas time..... The tax rules are bonuses and gifts are quite complex, so you may want to check your ideas out with us first. Entertainment expenses are deductible, however you always need to watch out for fringe benefit tax (FBT). As…

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