Important Updates

A much anticipated change to Income Tax Rates – a payroll perspective.

A much anticipated change to Income Tax Rates – a Payroll perspective. On 9th May 2024, The Hon. Nicola Willis reiterated the Government position on delivering income tax reduction for working New Zealanders. The last time changes in income tax thresholds took place, was 1st October 2010*. Whilst tax relief is most welcome in this […]

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Here we go again…. Bright-line v4

Here we go again…. Bright-line v4 The original Bright-line test was introduced with effect from 1 October 2015 and was designed by Inland Revenue as a simple way to capture tax on property speculation.  The intention test had proven to be almost impossible for Inland Revenue to apply with speculators buying and selling houses in

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Where is the coalition government at with changes to environmental regulations?

Where is the coalition government at with changes to environmental regulations? Currently there is a lot of uncertainty over what the new coalition government will change in current environmental policy. This is what we know so far; Resource Management Act The new government repealed the Natural and Built Environment and Spatial Planning Acts, which were

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More increases on the way

The Minimum wage is increasing The minimum is set to increase again come 1st April 2024. The adult minimum wage will increase by 45 cents, from $22.70 to $23.15 per hour. The starting out, and training minimum wage will increase by 36 cents, from $18.16 to $18.52 per hour. These rates are before tax and lawful deductions. It

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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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Exciting news!! We have a brand new Agri-Compliance service. Checkbox helps alleviate the burden of on-farm compliance for Dairy Farmers.

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