Changes to KiwiSaver

KiwiSaver and HomeStart On 1st April 2015, the KiwiSaver HomeStart grant was introduced in place of the KiwiSaver first-home deposit subsidy.  The HomeStart grant provides eligible buyers with up to $5,000 for individuals and up to $10,000 for couples to put towards the purchase of their first home, where it is an existing home.  For…

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Taxing Matters

Taxing matters provides a summary of topical tax and business information relating to individuals and business. Business Benchmarking  The IRD maintains and publishes a number of industry performance benchmarks including for accommodation and food services, construction and retail amongst others. The industry benchmarks can be found at  http://www.ird.govt.nz/industry-benchmarks/bm-find-your-benchmark/ 2012 Tax Return Deadline A reminder that if…

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