Accounted4 Ltd

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 days ago

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 days ago

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  • Relief Milkers

    Relief milkers are used as a short-term solution on the farm when the normal milkers have taken leave or are sick. They provide an essential service and are available at short notice. Relief milkers normally provide cover over a large area and work with many farmers. They seem to fall into two categories; professional relief milkers and those that provide a casual service to friends and neighbour...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Casual Staff over Holidays

    The holidays and summer months see an increased number of casual staff working on the farm. These are often university or secondary students on their summer holidays. If a taxpayer pays wages, PAYE must be deducted and returned to the IRD. The Casual Agricultural Employer (CAE) tax rate is currently 17.5% (plus ACC levy). Casual staff should be encouraged to look at filing a personal tax summary (...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • End of Year Checklist

    As usual, when the end of the financial year is approaching it's a good idea to make sure everything's in good order. Take a look at: How much stock you are carrying at the end of the year. Dispose of any obsolete lines or write the stock down to its net realisable value Planned dividend payments and the company's imputation credit account balance. We will be reviewing these in March. Be awar...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Congratulations - Katie Jones

    We would like to congratulate our team member Katie Jones! Katie was the recipient of two very special awards last night. > CAANZ Award for Top Accounting Student - Bachelor of Applied Management Year 3 - Highest Achieving > A.W Gallagher Supreme Award for Graduating Business Degree Student The A.W Gallagher Supreme Award was the biggest award of the night! Congratulations Katie on this signific...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Accounted4 Big Day Out

    Every year the A4 team have a day out of the office that focusses on team building. This year our theme was 'Forest to Ocean'. We headed over to Adrenaline Forest in Tauranga where we attempted a high ropes course – a great challenge especially if heights are not your favourite thing! From there we headed to Mt Maunganui for lunch and also had some spare time to enjoy the heat and wander around – ...

  • Consultants

    In 2017 our three Consultants; John Boone, Richard Edge and John Landers will be continuing their transition to retirement. This year they will be spending less time in the office and enjoying their hard earned free time a bit more. If you would like to meet with them in the office please phone ahead to make an appointment as their hours will vary....

  • Annual Questionnaire Process

    In the 2016 financial year we trialed a new annual questionnaire process (for the majority of our clients). We are pleased to announce that the trials were successful, therefore we will continue to electronically send you your end of year records request. That means NO MORE YELLOW QUESTIONNAIRES – this is an end of an era! Not only is this more efficient but it is much more sustainable for our off...

  • In the Office

    Unfortunately we say farewell to Rachel O'Reilly at the end of March. Rachel and her husband have brought a business in Morrinsville. We wish them all the best on their new venture. ...

  • Featured Client

    Sophie is a 2x World Rowing Champion in the lightweight double, qualified personal trainer, yoga teacher and Health coach while studying holistic nutrition on the side. Sophie is a passionate foodie being one half of the Megs and Soph sporting duo. This social media platform shares healthy alternatives and recipes for the active. With a fair amount of food envy, quick workouts and helpful fit ti...

  • Featured Partner

    Business Success Partners (BSP) is an SME transformation consultancy business firm run by the company of Wicks Dorey & Associates. BSP have gained an enviable reputation for producing outstanding results for their clients, created by an ethos built on strong relationships and a willingness to fully integrate themselves into their client's businesses and as a result positively change lives. We wor...

  • Business Advisory Update

    You are not alone if you have found yourself asking the question "Can I really do this job well and have a life?" You may be finding it difficult to achieve a healthy work life balance, but fear not, I have some suggestions that can assist you, your family and friends. Our 'work' life and 'private' lives have always been interwoven, but as you may know, conflicts can occur and the boundaries be...

  • For your Office

    Minimum Wage Increase On the 1st April 2017 the minimum wage will increase by 50c to $15.75 per hour. This rate applies to all employees 16 years and over. The starting-out and training hourly minimum wage rates will increase to $12.60 per hour, remaining at 80% of the adult minimum wage. New IRD IR330 – Tax Code Declaration form The IRD will be releasing its new IR330-Tax Code Declaration for...

  • In the Industry

    IRD are rolling out other changes to how New Zealanders file and manage their GST as part of ongoing business transformation. More than half NZ's businesses now file their GST through Inland Revenue's secure online service myIR, or direct from their accounting software. If this includes your business, you may have noticed there's a new myGST tab on your myIR account. This will provide access to al...

  • Accounts Team Update

    Changes proposed for motor vehicles Currently close companies (such as LTCs and QCs) providing a motor vehicle for the private use of shareholder-employees must pay FBT on the value of the benefit provided. This value is based on the availability of the vehicle rather than its actual private use and this means higher FBT compliance costs for close companies. New option for close companies The ...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Good to Great Seminar with Phil Wicks

    If you want to understand and make sense of how 'soft' but strategic concepts like personal vision, business vision, strategy, culture and structure are critical to creating organisational and personal focus, helping to manage change and deliver a real increase in business performance and value, then this is the right workshop for you! Where: Te Awamutu i-SITE Visitor information centre When: W...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Xero for beginners Workshop

    Join us. Join the revolution. When: Wednesday 15th March, 5.30-7pm Venue: Accounted4 Office Presenters: Jamie Fisher and Geoff Hurst Cost: Complimentary How to match up invoices and code correctly Help with completing and finalising GST returns Brief overview of features in Xero Any other topics requested Come along to this Xero workshop for beginners to assist you with your day to day ru...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Introduction to new Team Members

    We welcomed three new people to our team in the first few weeks of 2017; Steff McNamara is our new 'Face of the Company' and sits proudly in the receptionist position at our front desk. Steff has a very bubbly friendly personality and has fitted into our team like a glove. Amanda James joined our Support Services Team as a Client Services Assistant and will also assist Steff on reception. Amand...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Claim back your School Donations

    Hundreds of thousands, potentially even millions of dollars worth of unclaimed tax rebates from school donations are going unclaimed each year. Many parents are unaware they can claim a rebate from the Inland Revenue Department of up to one third of what they donated to the school their children attended. And many schools don't tell parents they can claim a rebate on school donations. Many parent...

  • Turning Complaints into Opportunities!

    Dealing with customer complaints can be both gruelling and rewarding. But being able to turn the situation around so your customer is happy with the outcome can strengthen their loyalty to your brand and inspire some gold standard word of mouth marketing. Communication and attitude are as vital as expert product knowledge. Listen and empathise Let the customer tell...

  • Building Your Dream Team

    In order for your business to be a success, you need to be surrounded by like-minded people with good core skills and values, aiming for the same end goal. In essence, this is your dream team. But how do you ensure you're recruiting the right team players? Be clear What are the qualities you require from employees? Think, plan and be specific so that the right applic...

  • Ho Ho Ho! Knowing what's deductible

    Do your plans for the festive season include functions to celebrate with clients and the team? What about gifts? If they do, here are some tips on the tax implications. When you're entertaining clients or colleagues, some entertainment expenses are tax deductible while others aren't. It can be tricky working out what's deductible as a business expense and what isn't. The basic idea is that an ...

  • In the Office

    Unfortunately we say farewell to Paula Kilgour, our receptionist, who is relocating to Taupo, and Sonia Treblico, a member of our Accounting Team. We wish you both all the best. ...

  • Featured Client

    Dr Katherine Tozer is a senior scientist for AgResearch in Hamilton and Dr Peter Tribe a GP in Te Awamutu. They are grateful clients of Accounted4. Katherine has met many wonderful farming people in the 11 years she has lived in New Zealand. She has written 3 books Tales from the Back Country. They tell wonderful stories both recent and old, about life in NZ's rural areas. With their permission sh...

  • Featured Partner

    Cloudland is a leading cloud services provider and stands apart due to its customer service, technology capability and commitment to delivery. Cloudland customers have seen the removal of significant amounts of IT hassle, savings in cashflow and the freedom to return to their core business. Cloudland has unique solutions for customers seeking to buy their ICT services using a utility model of deli...

  • In the Industry

    In the race to have everything done before the Christmas closedown, make sure you take some time to look at your cashflow and plan for the new year. January is a month with some key tax dates, with a lot of things falling due on 15 January in particular. As well as the usual PAYE return dates, GST returns for both November and December are due in January. And for many, January and February can ...

  • Payroll Team Update

    We often hear our clients say they are 'doing the wages' or 'paying the wages'. Anyone involved in payrolls know there is a heck of a lot more to it than that! You are the Payroll Manager of your business and keeping informed and aware of your obligations is a big responsibility. Good staff are one of your biggest assets, so before the festive season kicks in, put your Payroll Manager hat on an...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Provide GST Registration Details To Remote Vendors

    From 1 October 2016 non-resident businesses must charge and return GST where they meet the criteria to register for GST and they supply remote services (including online services) to New Zealand residents. As a New Zealand resident business, you won't be charged GST on these supplies, if You are GST registered The supplies are part of your taxable activity, and You let the non-resident suppli...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • Marketing Toolkit

    Stuck for ideas? Think about different ways to market your business. Host an event This could be a fundraiser, charity event or quiz night. It's a great way to raise your profile. Events can focus attention on you and your brand, giving you more exposure where needed. You can also target your audience more specifically by selecting the people you invite. The bonus is, they can't s...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • Breaking Free From Idle Mode - Top Tips For Business Growth

    It's easy to sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labour and become comfortable with your current business position. But don't become too comfortable. Isn't that why you got into business in the first place? To step away from that zone and challenge your way of thinking? Always be aware of and listen to your market. It's easier to swim with the current than against it so make sure you a...

Accounted4 Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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