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What to consider when buying an investment property
News Articles - 2019-08-05

What to consider when buying an investment property

Keen to get into the property market as an investor? Before you start looking, you need to understand that what you’re looking for in a house to occupy may be different to an investment property.

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Tax saving strategies for agricultural businesses
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.

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Obtaining the best from Microsoft 365
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.

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Does Money Grow on Trees?
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.

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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.

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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 more

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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.

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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.

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News Articles - 2019-04-05

Charities & Not for Profits

PKF are offering 6 months free Xero for registered Charities and Not for Profit organisations.

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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.

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