March 19, 2019
After months of deliberations, public consultation and an interim report, the Tax Working Group (TWG) last month delivered its final report. Our Tax Director Maggie Jaques provides her review of how the potential impending changes will affect you.
March 15, 2019
Do you have a current Business Plan? Have you set realistic, measurable goals with clear strategies to achieve them? Do you regularly review your goals and have someone to hold you accountable? Today’s business environment is continually changing, so having some clarity about where you want to head, and what strategies or actions you will implement to get there, is essential.
March 14, 2019
The New Zealand Government last year indicated its intention to implement a research and development (R&D) tax credit from the 2020 income year (from 1 April 2019 for March balance dates); a measure designed to support creating a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy. The tax credit is good news for businesses who are investing in R&D activities. Draft legislation was introduced in December last year, giving us the first look at the proposed new rules.
March 5, 2019
The word is spreading that Nexia New Zealand is a great place to work! Recent feedback from our latest graduates highlighted that they'd heard that we had a friendly team, great work environment, good work/life balance, and the real bonus was that we have ‘summer hours’ as well!
March 4, 2019
Nexia New Zealand continues to grow, and we are always looking for great people to work with our great clients. We are definitely excited to have Philip Goodman join the team. Philip is an Associate whose focus is to understand an entities performance and then help them to develop a plan using financial and non-financial metrics to achieve desired goals. Measuring success is different for everyone, so Philip enjoys getting to know your business, its environment and finding pragmatic solutions to achieve your goals.
February 25, 2019
We are excited to announce William Dawson as the newest member to the Nexia New Zealand team. William is a Forensic Accountant Manager with a specialist focus on Relationship Property, Corporate Litigation and Valuations. Originally from Christchurch, William worked in Wellington and then London for two years at Smith and Williamson who are part of the Nexia global network.
February 19, 2019
Our very own technical specialist Chris Jack presented at the recent Nexia New Zealand Better Business Series at the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce along with Stuart Dillion Roberts from Digital Journeys. Chris provided some great technical insights into the current technology that is transforming businesses in the Accounting/Business Advisory world. Chris focused on four key areas, where he felt technology was transforming business the greatest. Automation of data capture Bank Feeds – transactions that automatically feed into your accounting software...
February 1, 2019
February is Xero Education Month! This means that for the whole month Xero is hosting free online webinars to help you learn how to run your business more efficiently. Depending on your current level of Xero expertise these webinars are a great way to refresh your knowledge or learn something new.
January 17, 2019
The Pūkeko Centre have been selected as a semi-finalist for the Mitre 10 Community of the Year in the 2019 New Zealander of the Year Awards. The Centre is a multi-use sports and recreation hub providing facilities for a range of organisations, clubs and groups.