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GST on low value imported goods

Dated: December 19, 2017

Whether GST should be imposed on low value imported goods is a matter still under consideration in New Zealand. Currently, GST is not imposed on goods imported from overseas costing less than $460. While our Government continues its consideration of how to deal with low value imported goods, the Australian Government has already made legislativeContinue reading 

Fraud health check

Dated: April 26, 2017

As businesses and their owners enjoy these three short weeks, there are darker parts of the business that will not take a mini-break, namely fraud. Fraud does not sleep. While we look after our own personal physical health and well-being, the same should be said for our business’s health too. Our employees’ livelihoods, our futureContinue reading 

GST and services connected with land

Dated: April 26, 2017

There has been a recent change relating to GST where services are provided to non-residents in connection with New Zealand based land. Previously, if someone was supplying such services to a non-resident, who was outside New Zealand when these services were undertaken, they may have zero-rated those suppliers if those services were not directly inContinue reading 

Thinking about Airbnb this summer?

Dated: March 16, 2017

If you’ve got spare space, putting your home on Airbnb is becoming a popular avenue to earn some extra income. With Central Otago hitting the peak summer season, there will be an influx of visitors looking for accommodation and with most hotels and motels in the area already booked out, travellers are turning to theContinue reading 

It’s show season

Dated: November 15, 2016

Whether it is a boat and caravan show, a home and garden show, or a local flower show, if you are involved in these events you will be all too aware that ’tis the season.  If you have a stall or an entry in these events, you may want to use this as an opportunityContinue reading 

School fairs and donations

Dated: November 15, 2016

As the school year nears to a close, school fairs are in full swing. As a parent, you will no doubt be tirelessly working to raise funds through the school fair to assist the school and your children, to cover the cost of school trips and events.  You will have already sold wraps and cheeseContinue reading