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End of Financial Year Tax Time Guide

March 18, 2024

The 2024 tax year-end is approaching! Ensure a smooth transition for your New Zealand business with our essential guide. Discover last minute tax tips, checklists, and tax changes coming to maximise deductions, save tax and set your business up for success for FY25. Don’t let tax season stress you out – let our guide empower you for a successful year-end!

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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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Tax Alert – Post Election Update

October 18, 2023

New Zealand Post-Election Update: Understand tax changes expected as a result of the 2023 General Election.

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From Mother to Daughter: Giles & Liew Appoints New Managing Director

September 20, 2022

After 25 years of leading Giles & Liew Chartered Accountants, it’s time to step down as Managing Director, and to appoint my daughter Kylie Liew to the role.

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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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COVID-19 Government Assistance 2021

August 25, 2021
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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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Buying or Selling a business in New Zealand

Buying or Selling a Business? New Purchase Price Allocation Rules now apply

July 6, 2021

If you intend to buy or sell a business, legislation that came into effect on 1 July 2021 will impact the process in which parties allocate the purchase price. It […]

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Wellbeing Budget 2021

The Wellbeing Budget 2021

June 2, 2021

After the dramatic tax announcements in March 2021, particularly in regards to the new 39% tax rate, extension of the Brightline rules to ten years and the progressive phasing out […]

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IRD Targeting Real Estate Agents

IRD Targets Real Estate Agents

June 2, 2021

The IRD is raising concerns about personal expenses being claimed as business deductions, and they may request documentation to support your expense claims. We can help ensure your claims are valid and withstand IRD scrutiny. Don’t be caught unprepared – contact us if you have any concerns about your expense claims. Proper record keeping is essential for tax compliance and avoiding audits.

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