IRD Cashies Update

IRD “CASHIES” CRACKDOWN UPDATE   In their latest Agents Answers newsletter to tax agents and accountants, the IRD have advised that they are continuing their focus on undeclared cash (‘cashies”) in the construction industry and hospitality sector. The IRD advise that...

INCREASED RISKS FOR COMPANY DIRECTORS

NO ROOM FOR THE PASSIVE The days of the passive company director are now well gone! From 4 April new Health and Safety rules will take effect. These rules will expose all directors to a potential personal liability for a health and safety breach even if they are not...

2016 Public Holidays

New Zealand Public Holidays Actual Date 2015 Christmas Day 25 December Friday 25 December Boxing Day 26 December Saturday 26 December or Monday 28 December 2016 New Year’s Day 1 January Friday 1 January Day After New Year’s Day 2 January Saturday 2 January...

IRD in “Cashies” crackdown

Inland Revenue Department has tagged four parts of Auckland for a ‘cashies’ tax crackdown that could turn into a national campaign. The tax-gatherer has started using radio, community newspapers, mobile ads and bus-stop signage for a message to residential...

5 Warnings that a business is failing

Complacency Company does something well and then rests on its laurels An obsession with “winning” Executives who have forgotten that the purpose of a business is to serve its customers. Constant Change The belief that change is constant and for the better...