Why hiring a bookkeeper is a great investment


As a small business owner, you’re likely concerned about every penny you spend. That’s a good thing, because you need to keep track of your income and expenses. It also means, however, that you...

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How Accounting Software Can Increase Profits


Most small business owners who use accounting software quickly master the basics. They automate processes like invoicing and payroll, track expenses and view real time financial reports to manage...

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How I Still Manage To Run My Business While I Am Away Enjoying Time With My Family


Half way through a 6-week holiday in Europe with my family, I thought I would write this article to share how I still manage to run my business while I am away enjoying time with my family.

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Budget 2012


The Budget announced on Thursday 24 May displayed the ‘responsible management’ approach this government is promoting to build towards the vaunted ‘return to surplus’ predictions for 2014/2015.

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IRD email scam


Important Notice to all Wise Advice Clients and Website Visitors

We have been made aware of an email circulating purporting to be from the Inland Revenue Department, advising individuals and...

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100% Xero Award


Wise Advice were delighted to be recognized this year at the Xero Partners Conference where we won the 100% Xero Award. We would like to say a big thank you to the Xero team who have been...

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Look Through Companies and Interest Deductibility


Inland Revenue released Question We’ve Been Asked QB (Question Been Asked!)11/03: Income Tax – Look-through Companies and Interest Deductibility on 1 November 2011. QB 11/03 considers whether...

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How Xero supports your business from Starting-up to Selling for Profit


In the five years Xero has been on the market it has quickly gained a reputation as being the easiest accounting system around. Xero is a cloud based system which means that you can log into it...

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Business Buying – Doing your homework before you buy


Many people dream of buying a business and turning a small idea into a big success. The attractions are in making large profits, being your own boss, making your own decisions and employing other...

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Abolition of Gift duty – how will this affect your Trust?


As of 1st of October 2011 gift duty been abolished by IRD in New Zealand. If you have a Family Trust this will have significant implications for you.

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