Small business accounting

Our team of experts specialise in helping your small business with your accounting and tax needs, so that you can get on with running your business. We have a wide range of products and services to meet you growing needs.

Preparation of Financial Statements

Compilation of financial statements for companies, individuals, partnerships, joint ventures and trusts. Provides comfort to stakeholders, including shareholders, suppliers and financiers, that the financial results are being reported on a consistent basis and in accordance with the required reporting framework.

Preparation of tax returns

Preparation or review of tax returns for lodgement with the IRD, including income tax, GST, FBT, PAYE, and RWT. Ensures adherence to tax legislation whilst identifying opportunities to maximise allowable deductions or reduce tax levied.

Payroll

Administer the staff payroll, including payment, issue payslips, account for leave and other entitlements, deduct and pay the necessary taxes, complete employer schedules. You can relax knowing that your staff and the IRD, will be paid the right amount, on time, every time.

Xero and MYOB

We provide support for businesses using Xero, MYOB and any other accounting system through our Cloud accounting services.

Added value small business accounting services

Maintenance of Companies office records

We can act as the registered office, prepare and file Annual Returns and hold and maintain the statutory minute books and resolutions of directors, shareholders, trustees, partners etc. Assists in limiting Shareholder and Director exposure and ensures statutory records are proactively managed.

Independent monthly report review

We can provide an independent, objective review of monthly financial statements that have been prepared in-house. Directors may prefer an independent review before presenting reports to their Board or financiers as it provides a greater level of comfort and/or level of integrity and reliability.

Accounting systems & procedures

We can provide a review of your current accounting system and associated processes identifying areas for improved use or assisting in the selection of an accounting system which better meets your business needs. With technology driving automation of traditional manual tasks, having the right system doing the right things is critical to ensure the output is accurate, timely and efficiently obtained.

Structuring your affairs

Our tax specialists can provide you with an appropriate structure to facilitate your commercial objectives, protect your assets and for tax planning purposes.

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News

26 Mar 2020

COVID-19 wage and leave package update | Tax Talk

In the last few days, the government has updated their relief package and further clarity has been provided...

26 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

The government has acted quickly and decisively, ensuring that New Zealanders can concentrate more on...

24 Mar 2020

COVID-19 assistance package for businesses and mortgage holders

Further Government support has been announced in response to the COVID-19 crisis. These new initiatives...

20 Mar 2020

COVID-19 decision making tools

We have put together this checklist to help identify areas you may need to attend to.

20 Mar 2020

COVID-19 government wage & leave package

As you will no doubt be aware, on Tuesday the Government announced a number of measures to assist businesses...

20 Mar 2020

COVID-19 financial considerations

The government is expecting a recession and expect this to impact New Zealand more significantly than...

20 Mar 2020

COVID-19 resources for employers

As New Zealand and the rest of the world responds to COVID-19, it is paramount that we as a nation take...

18 Mar 2020

Remote access in a disaster

Is your business prepared for the unthinkable?The COVID-19 virus has caused a real threat to business...

18 Mar 2020

Small business or all business

We were pleased to see the government move quickly with relief measures for the COVID-19 pandemic.

18 Mar 2020

The need for strategic thinking in today’s leaders

You don’t have to work in strategy to think strategically. In fact, studies confirm that the most valued...

18 Mar 2020

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18 Mar 2020

Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act

The Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act (the Act) was passed into law in mid-June 2019, bringing...

05 Feb 2020

Growth spurs six senior appointments at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway

Reflecting strong growth across the business in recent years, we have appointed six new directors to...

05 Feb 2020

Joining the ETS: Making marginal land profitable

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06 Dec 2019

Enviro Solutions - Outgrowing the garage

When a new business is booming, it can be tempting to take a gamble and go all in. For Zac Puddick of...

06 Dec 2019

Tax Pooling - An unexpected source of working capital

There’s a source of funding available to most businesses seeking finance that they do not know about...

06 Dec 2019

Spending money to make money - Investing in marketing

Successful business owners know that to generate new business they must do some form of promotional marketing,...

18 Sep 2019

Commercial property: not for the faint-hearted

With the official cash rate at record lows, residential growth sluggish and eighty per cent of 2019’s...

12 Sep 2019

Property Investment: the fundamentals

As accountants, we are often asked by clients whether they should invest in property. Over the last two...

12 Jul 2019

Three-way budgeting

Ever wonder why your business is making a profit but never has any cash? It’s a question we as accountants...

12 Jul 2019

Realising the potential - Airport Farm

A growing poultry and dairy farm business makes use of new technology to manage cash flow.

03 May 2019

Updates from ACC

Important updates from ACC regarding changes to self-employed invoices. Also what you need to know about...

31 Mar 2019

When change is on the menu

Vetro is a specialty food store – there’s five in the North Island of New Zealand, and the bulk of...

30 Mar 2019

Capital gains tax - Myth or reality?

A reader asks: “ There has been a huge amount of publicity and commentary about the Tax Working Group...

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