GST invoicing changes from April 2023

New rules modernising GST invoicing and record-keeping requirements apply from 1 April 2023. The key change is removing the requirement to issue and hold a “tax invoice” document (which meets certain prescribed requirements on details required), and instead having GST requirements met provided specific GST information is held through various business records, for example commercialContinue reading “GST invoicing changes from April 2023”

Stressing about your work/life balance?

Trying to get perfect the work/life balance can be a cause of stress in itself. If you are feeling the strain of building your business and maintaining your life the good news is that stress and a productive existence can go hand in hand. Be mindful and you can find the balance that’s best forContinue reading “Stressing about your work/life balance?”

Newsletter – End of Financial Year

Wow, here we are again almost at the end of another financial year. We can’t believe how fast time has flown since Christmas. Maybe it’s because of the awful weather we have had! Office Updates As a lot of you are aware, Wayne has started a career in Commercial Real Estate. This means he willContinue reading “Newsletter – End of Financial Year”

Top tips for getting your financial year end work completed quicker

A new financial year is upon us and that means that it’s time to check the accuracy of your financial information in your accounting software for the past financial year, and to gather the documentation that we, as your accountant, will need to finalise your accounts and file your tax returns. The sooner we haveContinue reading “Top tips for getting your financial year end work completed quicker”

Support for businesses hit by Cyclone Gabrielle

If your business has been impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle, you may be able to get support from your bank and/or the Government. Here are some of the packages available to businesses across New Zealand: $2,500 cash support available from Westpac Westpac’s small business customers can apply for a $2,500 cash grant from the Small BusinessContinue reading “Support for businesses hit by Cyclone Gabrielle”

How staff training expands the skill-set of your business

Spending time and money on staff training is a must. When your employees can see that you’re invested in their future, they feel valued, empowered and engaged with your company vision. That’s excellent news for your employee satisfaction scores and your team spirit – not to mention the overall productivity of the workforce. Investing inContinue reading “How staff training expands the skill-set of your business”

5 signs you’re undercharging

Are you undercharging for your services? It can be hard to tell, particularly if you’re in a niche industry or you’re a contractor. Costs have been rising, so it may be time to rethink your own pricing. Here are five signs that you might be undercharging: What should you be charging? Finding your pricing sweetContinue reading “5 signs you’re undercharging”

Why customer success is vital for your small business

Enhancing your customer experience is the key to success for any business. It’s not just about making a sale but about keeping your customers happy and coming back for more. In short, it’s about pushing the idea of customer success in your business. What does ‘customer success’ mean? Customer success is a holistic approach toContinue reading “Why customer success is vital for your small business”