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Do you have a winning strategy for your business?

Renting out your own home short term.

Intellectual Property (IP) asset management comes of age.

Staff business cards.

Can't pay tax?
Options are available.

Conditional contracts.

Ceasing to operate a business - what to do?

Non-residents claiming GST in New Zealand.

Tax Calendar.

Expensive ACC.

Charities and FBT.

Changes to the Inland Revenue Payment Service at Westpac.

Members of NZ CA Limited

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Director
John Chapman

Warkworth
Crn Morrison Drive &
Glenmore Drive

PO Box 115
Warkworth 0941

Phone: (09) 425 9835
Fax: (09) 425 9821
Email: manager@bavagechapman.co.nz Website: www.bavagechapman.co.nz


 
       
         
 

Do you have a winning strategy for your business?

Research shows that 90% of the strategies we develop fail due to poor implementation, or just lack of any implementation at all. This assumes your business even has a strategy. more...

   
         
   
 
 

  Renting out your own home short term

There's a demand for temporary rental properties in Canterbury because of thousands of families needing accommodation while they wait for earthquake repairs on their homes. Some homeowners are meeting this need by offering furnished homes for short-term rental. more...

 
 
   
     
 

Intellectual Property (IP) asset management comes of age

IP is a key business asset so why don't we manage it like one? Fortunately, new thinking is unlocking value. If you're in the business of employing smart people you're in the business of building IP, which means you need to manage it properly. more...

   
         
   
 
 

  Staff business cards

All staff who deal with customers should have business cards, particularly your receptionist. A car owner dropped his vehicle off to a franchise dealer to get a warrant of fitness. more...

 
 
   
     
 

Can't pay tax? Options are available

How long since it was reviewed?
If you do not have a business plan, or if yours is out of date, it is time to consider drafting a new business plan. more...

 
     
   
 
  Conditional contracts

Be careful what you sign. Some folk think there's an easy out to a contract, if they need it. more...

 
 
   
     
 

  Ceasing to operate a business -
what to do?

If you're selling or closing all or part of your business, you'll need to consider business tax obligations such as GST, employer-related taxes, income tax and depreciation recovery. more...

 
         
   
 
 

Non-residents claiming GST in New Zealand

This article explains the change that allows non-resident businesses to register for GST and claim GST paid on New Zealand business expenses. more...

   
 
   
     
 

  Tax Calendar

July 28 – 3rd Instalment 2014
Provisional Tax (June balance date)
August 28 – 1st Instalment 2015
Provisional Tax (March balance date)
more...

 
         
   
 
  Expensive ACC

ACC is a special purpose tax. It's very late arriving as it can't be calculated until after the business tax return has been completed. more...

 
 
   
     
 

Charities and FBT

At present, the threshold for paying FBT for charities is 5% of the employee's wages. From 1 April 2014 there is a second limit imposed. more...

 
     
   
 
  Changes to the Inland Revenue Payment Service at Westpac

From 1 October 2014 customers will no longer be able to make cheque payments or drop off returns or forms at a Westpac branch. more...

 
 
   
 
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