MWB Winter 2013 Newsletter
Encouraging employers to employ youth
The government has introduced a new initiative aimed at encouraging employers to recruit young New Zealanders, especially those who have been on a benefit. It allows the lower minimum wage rate – 80% of the adult minimum – to apply to a wider range of people. The new scheme came into effect on 1 May 2013.
MWB Summer 2013 Newsletter
Mixed Use Assets - taking note
If you own a holiday home and rent this out commercially, there are new rules around how tax deductions are calculated. In order to accurately work out what these will be, there are some crucial points that we will require from you. You will still need to keep your normal records for income and expenses, but as well as that you will need to start recording the following information…
Business Forward Issue 65
Customer experience: what’s your first impression?
First impressions are powerful. They can lead to strong relationships with customers who keep coming back. The position people think your business is great and make them want to be proved right.
Six of the best ways to increase productivity
Do you often wonder why successful people seem to have so much spare time? Enough time to exercise, share holidays with family and yet, to still be completely relaxed and stress free? Those people probably have the balancing act right and are efficient at managing time.
MWB Autumn 2014 Newsletter
Superannuation: decisions, decisions
If you have (or had) funds in foreign superannuation schemes, let us know. Recent changes to legislation and further impending changes may affect you. I transferred my Australian super to KiwiSaver. Is it taxed here? I withdrew (or transferred) funds from my foreign super last year. What are the tax implications in New Zealand?