2017 Budget Commentary

Issued 26th May 2017 The 2017 Budget announced on 25 May 2017 is a balanced budget with a few tax concessions. I.e., changes to the personal marginal tax bandings and increases in the Working for Families entitlements. The budget also makes provision to provide resilience against any future shocks to the economy. The Government reported…

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The UHY Haines Norton Audit Conference 2017

Education, up-skilling and connections: auditor Samson Ali shares his experiences at the 2017 UHY Haines Norton Audit Conference. I recently had the opportunity to attend the UHY Haines Norton Audit Conference held in Sydney. This annual event is attended by auditors from all of the Australasian UHY Haines Norton firms, and is an excellent combination…

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Staff News April/May 2017

We are excited to welcome on board Carol Rewega in the new role of Bookkeeper. Carol has a varied career in accounts, ranging from SMEs to large corporations, and is experienced with numerous accounting software systems including MYOB and Xero. Her specialties include handling all aspects of corporate accounts and utilising her reconciliation skills –…

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Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017

Entries are now open for the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017. Divided into North, West, South and Central regions, the awards are a prestigious celebration of success, innovation, strategy and creativity in today’s competitive business world. The entry process is free and can be completed entirely online. You may enter yourself, or nominate another business…

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North West Business Awards 2017

The winners of the 2017 North West Business Awards were announced at a gala dinner held at The Riverhead attended by more than 150 local business operators and their staff, family and friends. The awards are an opportunity to celebrate the local region’s business successes, diversity and creativity. From the 46 finalists across eight categories,…

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New Tax Bill Aims To Modernise Tax Administration System

Last month a new tax bill was introduced into Parliament aimed at improving the fairness and modernisation of the tax administration system. The bill contains proposals regarding the collection of employment and investment income information from taxpayers, to ensure they are on the correct tax code and receiving their correct entitlements. Additionally, there are numerous…

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