Latest news from
PKF New Zealand
News Articles - 2019-07-29
Tax saving strategies for agricultural businesses
Accountants are always looking for ways to add value for our rural clients. That doesn’t often come in the form of operational advice, the purview of farm consultants. But tax saving advice is a topic we know inside out and one that is sure to grab farmers’ undivided attention. Most farming business have bank debt and therefore any chance to defer or save tax increases farmers’ abilities to pay down debt, save interest or alternatively, reinvest tax savings in the business, creating future gains.Read more
News Articles - 2019-07-08
Obtaining the best from Microsoft 365
Switching to Microsoft 365 is one of the fastest and most beneficial ways you can take your firm into the cloud. With the familiarity of Microsoft Office, ‘going 365’ takes staff into a new way of working with minimal disruption.Read more
News Articles - 2019-06-24
Does Money Grow on Trees?
The growth of the horticulture industry nationally and internationally is blooming. Driven by healthy eating, superfoods and changing dietary preferences is resulting in land use change, which in the current economic environment is supported by financial returns.Read more
News Articles - 2019-06-18
Better Management Practices
Clear expectations for employees are key for staff to reach their potential for your business. Employees need to know exactly what’s expected of them and inspiring high performance starts with establishing clear expectations and goals. Understanding and, where possible, agreeing to expectations should be part of an employee’s induction. These expectations can also be recorded in a performance agreement.Read more
News Articles - 2019-05-30
Budget 2019: The “Wellbeing Budget”
Budget 2019: - The “Wellbeing Budget” This Budget represents a significant change from how Budgets have previously been designed, developed and presented. Our PKF Dunedin Director Jono Bredin has just released his PKF 2019 budget summary from the Beehive in Wellington and unveils who gets what …. See moreRead more
News Articles - 2019-05-09
Insolvency Practitioners: Regulation is Coming!
The insolvency industry has sought regulation for more than 30 years. Finally, the current government is doing something about it.Read more
News Articles - 2019-05-02
Sustainability Within the Tourism Industry
In 2018 the introduction of the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy was announced with legislation to give effect to this expected to be passed mid-2019. It is not yet clear when it will take effect. This will mean that international visitors will be charged an additional $35 through their visa fees and it is expected to bring in an estimated $80 million per year to be applied to infrastructure and conservation projects.Read more
News Articles - 2019-04-05
Charities & Not for Profits
PKF are offering 6 months free Xero for registered Charities and Not for Profit organisations.Read more
News Articles - 0001-01-01
Government announces $12.1b support package in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Labour-led government has outlined a ‘once in a lifetime’ support and economic stimulus package to address the unrivalled impacts of COVID-19 on New Zealand.
This is an evolving situation that will undoubtedly change the world as we know it. The $12.1b package - representing 4.1% of this country’s GDP - aims to alleviate some of the pain New Zealand’s businesses and individuals are feeling.Read more
News Articles - 0001-01-01
PKF and Robertson Fulton join to create larger mid-market accounting firm
Waikato chartered accounting and business advisory firms PKF Hamilton and Robertson Fulton have merged, creating a larger mid-market presence in the region offering full accounting, audit, tax and advisory services.
The merger was effective from January 1 with all staff now operating out of PKF’s Waikato central offices in Victoria Street, Hamilton.
With five partners and 46 staff, the new PKF Hamilton now delivers an expanded service offering, including audit, transaction advisory, management consulting along with enhancing the already strong capabilities both firms have in rural and not-for-profit sectors.