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    Wise Advice is developing this channel to advance our mission to deliver to the business community a centre for information, guidance and business advice on matters of accounting, taxation, strategy and planning. From here, you will find :

    – The easiest way to do your accounting
    – How to generate business growth
    – Successful business stories
    – Interviews with experts in the market

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    ACCOUNTING

    Taxation Guides


    Understanding Fringe Benefit Tax

    4 types of tax a business needs to deal with

    Income Tax

    Do I have to register for GST?

    Why do I have to pay lots of GST when my business is making a loss?

    How to claim GST when purchasing items on finance

    Two main problems with Provisional Tax

    How to minimise your tax at the EOFY

    Tax issues when buying property

    A practical way to maximise tax deductions for business owner

    Tax issues when buying property

    Doing Your Taxes? Things you should know about your tax return

    Step By Step Guide - How to File a Tax Return in New Zealand

    Q&A - Do I need an accountant to file a tax return

    Motor vehicles and fringe benefit tax

    Record Keeping- How to keep accurate, complete records

    Wage Increment Cost Calculator

    What needs to be included in your invoice?

    FREE Wage Increment Cost Calculator

    FREE Wage Increment Cost Calculator

    Minimum wage to increase again, are you prepared? Do you know how the increase in Minimum Wage will affect your cash flow and profit? This calculator will:

    • Provide a ballpark figure of the effect of the wage increase;
    • Give you confidence to take the next step to grow your business;
    • 30 min FREE online meeting with our business planning experts.
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    Deductible Expenses


    Deductible Expenses

    Tax deductions on employee gifts & end of year functions

    A practical way to maximise tax deductions for business owner

    How To Claim Depreciation Deductions On Assets

    Can I claim expenses for my office dog

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    Deductible Business Expenses Guide

    You can claim a wide range of the expenses incurred as a result of operating your business provided you keep sufficient records during the year. And in this cheatsheet, we have included:

    • Standard business deductions.
    • Specific situations applied to each rules.
    • Free 30 mins online consulting.     
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    Investment Property


    Ring-fencing Rental Losses

    Changes to the bright-line test and interest deductibility rules

    Top Tips for Buying Rental Property

    Rental Property Investment

    What’s the first step for property investment?

    What do you need when purchasing a commercial property?

    Shareholder Current Account


    What Is Shareholder Current Account

    Drawing Or Salary For The Shareholders

    Why it is important to have a shareholders' agreement

    LTC (Look-through Company)


    What is a Look-through Company

    Will look through company work for me?

    FAQ - Setting up an LTC

    End of financial year


    How to minimise your tax at the EOFY

    Doing Your Taxes? Things you should know about your tax return

    Tax deductions on employee gifts & end of year functions

    Useful tips to help you prepare for the end of the financial year

    Why do you need end of financial year sales

    How to prepare yourself for the end of financial year

    Annual account checklist

    Getting Your Accounts Ready for EOFY

    The end of financial year is a good opportunity for you to review the big picture. This annual accounts checklist will ensure you keep your business on track.

    • All-in-one Checklist
    • Complimentary Online Meeting
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    BUSINESS COACHING

    Covid-19 Updates


    ( Updated: 03/03/2021 ) How To Apply For Resurgence Support Payment in MyIR

    ( Updated: 03/03/2021 ) COVID-19 Wage Subsidy March 2021

    ( Updated: 18/02/2021 ) How To Apply For Resurgence Support Payments

    Advice for Hospitality businesses post lock-down

    SME Cash and Finance for Business Affected by COVID-19

    Property finance post COVID-19

    Strategic Planning


    How To Set Goals In 2021 - 5 Tips To Plan With Action

    How to Keep Your Business and Personal Finances Separate

    How to choose the right business structure

    How to research your business idea

    Tips for Starting a Family Business

    How to differentiate your business

    How to distribute income from your business- and pay yourself?

    How to Develop an effective corporate structure

    Tips on how to Improve your Business Process

    business structure guide

    FREE GUIDE
    How to Choose the Right Business Structure

    The business structure may affect your tax liabilities, growth and investment opportunities, ask for advice from an accountant before you make a decision.

    • Four basic structure types available in New Zealand
    • Factors you should consider
    • Pros and cons of each structure
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    Financial Insights/ Awareness


    Cashflow Vs Profit - Which Is Actually King

    Cash Handling Tips For Small Business

    Should you lease or buy equipment

    Why is cash flow forecast so important

    Differences Between a Cash Flow Statement and Profit and Loss Report

    Do you really need an investment advisor?

    3 ways to improve cashflow

    How to get more capital for your business

    How to choose the right bank offer

    How to understand your cash flow problem

    Invoice Finance: A Popular Choice For Small Business Financing Needs

    What business needs invoice finance?

    How to protect yourself against claw-back

    How can a cash flow forecast be useful for a small business

    What types of insurance should business owners consider

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    Buy vs Lease vs HP Asset Analysis Calculator

    Use this Lease vs. Buy calculator to figure the best deal on your equipment. Simply compare your total costs of leasing vs. buying over the term of the arrangement.
    This calculator will:

    • Compare the costs among all the options;
    • Give you the confidence to take the next step to grow your business;
    • Arrange a 30 min FREE online meeting with our business planning experts.
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    Marketing Strategies


    3 Proven Ways to Connect With Customers

    Do not rush into lead generation

    Why CRM? Top Things to Consider When Choosing a CRM Solution

    HR Management


    Kiwisaver for business owners

    Legally, do I need to give my staff a payslip?

    What's the importance of a contract, do you legally have to have it?

    How to find out whether the candidate has a strong cultural fit

    What are good interview questions to ask

    What's the importance of a contract, do you legally have to have it?

    How to manage Payroll

    What are ACC levies

    What is ACC Cover Plus Extra

    How Can I Reduce My ACC levies?

    Business Buy & Sell


    What do you need when purchasing a business

    Buying a business? Some key tips you need to know

    How to sell your business

    Exit Strategy for Small Businesses

    INDUSTRY ADVICE

    E-commerce (Amzon & Shopify)


    Why it's time to move your business online

    The Pros and Cons of Selling on Amazon

    Should I Sell On Amazon

    Common Mistakes to avoid when creating an Online Store

    5 reasons why you should take your shop online NOW

    Different ways to increase your sales volume in e commerce

    How to Increase Online Sales

    How to Manage Exchange Rate Risk when Selling Online

    Hospitality


    Some advice for Hospitality businesses post lock-down

    Interviews with Experts


    Employer new Obligations and Costs re Domestic Violence

    Protection from Employee’s becoming Competitors

    FAQs - 90 day Trial Period Rules

    Why it's important to Explore Amazon

    What's a good profit margin on Amazon

    Do I have to have a US entity to start selling on Amazon in New Zealand