Crowe Horwath’s Christchurch presence trebles, announces rebrand to Findex

Dated: March 22, 2019

The Christchurch office of national accounting and business advisory group Crowe Horwath has acquired a neighbouring business to strengthen its advisory division. Along with the incorporation of Teresa Harris & Associates into its business, the office is rebranding to the name of its parent company, Findex, Findex New Zealand Executive Managing Partner Matt Taylor notesContinue reading 

Financial Adviser Changes – Select Committee Report Released

Dated: February 11, 2019

Released during August 2018, the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee released its eagerly awaited Report on the Financial Services Legislation Amendment Bill (FSLAB). The Select Committee’s report is lengthy, with a range of amendments recommended. Whilst the changes do not amount to a complete re-write of the FSLAB, there are several key areas industryContinue reading 

Financial Monitoring and Management for Not-for-profit Organisations

Dated: July 25, 2018

Financial monitoring and management is an important governance and management function in all organisations with separation of ownership and management. The Board has three main roles in relation to financial monitoring and management: The approval of annual financial budgets. Ongoing monitoring of the financial performance of the organisation to ensure that targets are being met.Continue reading 

Mind the Gap

Dated: July 25, 2018

When your business is growing and you are flat out dealing with logistics and the daily stresses that consume your time, don’t forget to “Mind the Gap” When you are growing, and sales demand is pulling you forward, a significant amount of time goes into ensuring your supply chain, cash flows, equipment and machinery areContinue reading 

IRD compliance activity in relation to bright-line test

Dated: July 19, 2018

Inland Revenue is sending letters to taxpayers who have sold land that they have owned for less than two years. The letter suggests that unless the property was the taxpayer’s main home for 50% of the time they owned it, the taxpayer may need to pay tax on the sale proceeds. The letter includes aContinue reading 

Crowe Horwath at the Mystery Creek Fieldays

Dated: July 16, 2018

Crowe Horwath was pleased to sponsor the Innovation Tent at the 50th Fieldays event at Mystery Creek. This is Crowe Horwath’s third year of being involved with this event, and each year it just keeps getting better with the quality of the entrants. This year saw over 50 entrants who were of a really highContinue reading 

Body Condition Scoring

Dated: July 16, 2018

The red meat sector always seems to be waiting for the next big thing or looking around the corner for the next game changer. History has shown us this method does not deliver as promised most of time, and there are significant gains to be made within the farm gate before we need to goContinue reading