Topical Information

Do you own a rental property? (21 November 2016)

21st November Facebook posting on Rental Properties

Further moves to tackle money laundering (21 November 2016)

21st November Facebook posting on Money Laundering

This often cause confusion and angst. Pay it early - or late?

We tell all of our clients that you are able to pay it on the next working day, however isn't it nice to see it straight from the source?

08th September 2016

New-look ACC invoices are on their way

The redesigned invoices, which start going out this month, are now clearer and easier to read, while keeping all the information businesses need.

ACC worked with customers, and ACC staff who deal with business customers every day, to include their feedback while redesigning their levy invoices.

  • The key design changes include:
  • improved layout
  • simplified design
  • fewer pages
  • removal of unnecessary colours

  • More information about the invoices, including examples, click the thumbs up link to the right to be redirected to the ACC website

    17th July 2016

    The new 2016/17 motor vehicle levy rates came into effect on 1 July.

    For most car owners the ACC levy portion of your ‘rego’ (vehicle licensing fee) has gone down, with the average ACC levy reduced by 33% from $194.25 to $130.26 per vehicle.

    The levy rates for light and heavy goods service vehicles and passenger vehicles over 3,500kg, also reduced from 1 July 2016.

    You can find more information about the 2016/17 motor vehicle levies by clicking on this link to be redirected to the ACC website

    1st July 2016

    'CA' is a term that you might have heard before - but what does it actually mean in the accounting profession

    New Zealand Companies Scam

    This is a sample of a letter that has been received this week by several of our clients. This is a scam! The banner reads NEW ZEALAND Companies which implies that it is from the Companies Office. There are several variations of this letter which imply that you will be removed due to incomplete company details. Where in doubt please call us.

    IRD Scams

    The most common methods used by fraudsters to collect someone's personal information are email and phone scams. These include phoning and claiming to be from Inland Revenue, or sending an email that appears to come from Inland Revenue or a tax refund agency.