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10 Tax Saving Tips for New Zealand Businesses - Giles & Liew Chartered Accountants

10 Tax Saving Tips for Small Businesses

March 17, 2024

Starting up a small business is a huge achievement, but ensuring that your business is a success is a much bigger challenge.  The start-up stage of business ownership is extremely risky, stressful and expensive and is where many entrepreneurs pull out.  Making sure you get the right advice and making smart decisions about where to spend your money is the simplest recipe for success. 

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Solving 8 Key Issues Impacting Cash Flow For New Zealand Businesses In 2022

September 20, 2022

Deep dive into the 8 key issues impacting cash flow for New Zealand businesses in 2022 and solutions to get your business back on track.

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Tax Treatment of Meal Expenses

Tax Treatment of Meal Expenses for Self-Employed Taxpayers

July 29, 2021

  In a final interpretation released on 7 July 2021, the IRD has concluded that in general, meal expenses for self-employed taxpayers are not deductible for income tax purposes, nor […]

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Property Investors Targeted, First Home Buyers to Benefit

Property Investors Targeted, First Home Buyers to Benefit

March 23, 2021

Property investors targeted in Government’s latest announcements The Government has announced significant changes targeting property investors.  These changes have significant tax impacts and could cause long-term loan serviceability issues.  In […]

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Resurgence Wage Subsidy - Giles & Liew Chartered Accountants

COVID-19 Support Measures Refresh

August 28, 2020

Work and Income offers three COVID-19 support payments for employers: Wage Subsidy Extension, Leave Support Scheme, and Resurgence Wage Subsidy. The Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme extended to Dec 31, 2020. Other measures include lease cancellation extension for landlords and changes to enforcement timelines for lenders.

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The small business cashflow (loan) scheme New Zealand - Giles & Liew Chartered Accountants

The Small Business Cash Flow (Loan) Scheme

May 12, 2020

Extra funding administered by the IRD is now available for businesses with 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees who are struggling because of a loss of actual or predicted revenue as a result of COVID-19. 

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The Ultimate Corona Virus Survival Guide for New Zealand Businesses

A New Zealand Business Owner’s Guide to surviving COVID-19

March 25, 2020

The financial impact that COVID-19 has had and will continue to have on businesses is only just unfolding.

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The Ultimate Guide to Entertainment Expenses in 2019 - Giles & Liew Chartered Accountants

The ultimate guide to entertainment expenses

December 17, 2019

Explore the intricacies of tax-deductible entertainment expenses in our comprehensive guide. From corporate events to deductibility rules, navigate with confidence.

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Do you really need an Accountant? - Giles & Liew Chartered Accountants

Do you really need an accountant?

March 3, 2019

With intelligent software solutions such as MYOB or Xero now common place, it has become an interesting question. Do you really need an accountant? The simple answer is, “Yes!” As […]

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Ring-Fencing Residential Tax Losses - Giles & Liew Chartered Accountants

Ring-fencing rental losses

February 18, 2019

When will ring-fencing of rental losses apply from? The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2019-20, GST Offshore Supplier Registration, and Remedial Matters) Bill, introduced 5 December and currently open for submissions, […]

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