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Michael's Comments - December 2021
Latest News - 2021-12-21

Michael's Comments - December 2021

One aspect of business that really comes to the fore in uncertain times like these is leadership.  A good leader can influence and guide individuals, teams, and whole organisations to achieve common goals.  

What does leadership look like in your business?  As a business leader do you practise the four quadrants of leadership?

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Client Success - The Apple Press and now Boring Oat Milk
Latest News - 2021-12-21

Client Success - The Apple Press and now Boring Oat Milk

PKF Carr & Stanton are excited to be involved with innovative businesses and entrepreneurs.  One such entrepreneur is Ross Beaton, founder of The Apple Press and now co-owner of Boring Oat Milk.

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COVID-19 Financial Support
Latest News - 2021-12-21

COVID-19 Financial Support

Now that we have moved into the COVID Protection Framework (traffic light system) there are still some COVID-19 support options available to financially affected businesses. 

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Trust Financial Disclosure Requirements
Latest News - 2021-12-21

Trust Financial Disclosure Requirements

If you are a trustee, you will be aware that there have been several legislative changes during the year regarding New Zealand Trusts.  Our previous newsletters have provided information around the new Trusts Act 2019 and in particular, trustee obligations and the new rules around disclosure to beneficiaries.  As well as these changes, the Taxation (Income Tax Rate and Other Amendments) Bill was passed - the top personal tax rate increased to 39% and new financial reporting requirements for trusts were introduced.

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Latest News - 2021-12-21

Gifting at Christmas Time

Gifts to staff:

Given the challenges that many have faced during this last year, you may be looking to reward your staff this Christmas time.  Whilst Christmas gifts are a lovely way to show your appreciation, please remember that they may be liable for fringe benefit tax (FBT) or PAYE. 

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Latest News - 2021-09-23

Client Success Story: R & H Aluminium Limited T/A Nulook CHB

From small beginnings Nulook CHB has grown into the thriving business that it is today. With a current team of six (and recruiting for more) it’s fair to say that it’s been a rapid journey over the past few years. 

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Latest News - 2021-09-23

Trusts Act 2019

As we have previously highlighted there are additional requirements for trustees under the new Trusts Act 2019. 

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Latest News - 2021-09-23

Wage Subsidy Scheme and Resurgence Support Payment

Applications for the third COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021, known as Wage Subsidy 2021 #3, are open for two weeks between 17 September and 11.59pm, 30 September 2021.

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Latest News - 2021-09-23

Joanna Ladd Appointed New Associate at PKF Carr & Stanton

We are thrilled to announce that Joanna Ladd is being appointed as an Associate of PKF Carr & Stanton.

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