Kiwitax – CEO Business Marketing Interview

Really enjoyed chatting with Ryan about Kiwitax as part of his epic series of 100 CEO Interviews. We talked about why we started Kiwitax 16 years ago, and our values around caring for clients, how we've grown the business plus much more. Please do check it out! http://www.ryan.marketing/2016/01/19/kiwitax-ceo-business-marketing-interview-2-100/ More

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Posted 21/01/2016


Due Dates for January 2016

PAYE: 1 Monthly PAYE return due 20 January for period end 31 December 2015. GST: 1 and 2 Monthly GST returns due 15 January 2016 for period end 30 November 2015. GST: 1 Monthly GST returns due 28 January 2016 for period end 31 December 2015. Provisional Tax Instalment: Second instalment of 2015 provisional tax for tax payers who pay in 3 instalments during the year is due 15 January 2016. Any q... More

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Posted 11/01/2016 – Updated 18/01/2016


Christmas and New Year Holidays 2015

We're closing for holidays soon - finishing up for the year around lunchtime Wednesday 23 December 2015 and re-opening Monday 11 January 2016. If you have anything come up requiring urgent attention over this holiday period the best way to contact us is to email and we'll reply as soon as possible. It's been a fun and busy year! An especially huge thank you to you for choosing Kiwitax this year ... More

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Posted 22/12/2015


Due Dates for December 2015

There's only one due date for December as the GST dates are extended through into January 2016. PAYE: 1 Monthly PAYE return due 21 December for period end 30 November 2015. GST: 1 and 2 Monthly GST returns due 15 January 2016 for period end 30 November 2015. Provisional Tax Instalment: Second instalment of 2015 provisional tax for tax payers who pay in 3 instalments during the year is due 15 Ja... More

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Posted 18/12/2015


Due Dates for November 2015

Quiet month for due dates - just the usual one monthly GST and PAYE returns. PAYE: 1 Monthly PAYE return and any payment for October is due 20 November. GST: 1 Monthly GST return and any payment for period end 31 October is due 30 November. Any questions please ask. More

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Posted 9/11/2015


Hawkes Bay Anniversary Day 2015

A quick note to advise this Friday, 23 October is Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day which is a Hawkes Bay only public holiday. Kiwitax office will be closed for the day. Also Monday is Labour Day so we'll be open again on Tuesday 27 October. If you do contact us we'll get back to you on Tuesday - thanks! Hope you have a fabulous long weekend everyone! More

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Posted 21/10/2015


Rental Property Rules Changed 1 October 2015

Just a reminder that new property rules have come into effect from 1 October 2015 and the biggest impact is the addition of a “capital gains” tax on properties if you buy and sell within a 2 year time-frame. There is a main home exemption, however this can also fall under the new rules if you’re regularly upgrading. It is best to check with us BEFORE you make any decisions about ... More

Topics: Rental Property Tax Compliance Family Home

Posted 19/10/2015


Business Health Check

The end of September marked the half way point for this current financial year. While it is recommended you assess your year to date trading throughout the year, months can fly by, and 31 March 2016 will come around pretty quickly. This is a good time and reminder to do a quick 'health check' on your business, and think about the past 6 months trading, and what the next 6 months may bring. Compar... More

Topics: Business Client Care Cashflow

Posted 19/10/2015


Due Dates for October 2015

PAYE: 1 Monthly PAYE return and any payment for September are due 20 October. GST: 1, 2 and 6 Monthly GST returns and any payment for period end 30 September are due 28 October. Provisional Tax Instalment: For provisional tax payers who pay twice yearly (often 6 monthly GST registered) the first instalment for 2016 Provisional Tax is due 28 October. Any questions please ask. More

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Posted 5/10/2015


Due Dates for September 2015

PAYE: 1 Monthly PAYE return and any payment for August are due 21 September. GST: 1 Monthly GST returns and any payment for period end 31 August are due 28 September. Any questions please ask. More

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Posted 3/09/2015


New Super Easy Way to Access Kiwitax Website

For a super easy way to visit our website now just type kiwi.tax in your browser address bar. Hope it helps! More

Topics: Links Kiwitax News Client Care

Posted 3/09/2015


Buying a Commercial Property?

To get the best tax deductions available for depreciation on a commercial building fit-out you will need to: Have an independent valuer prepare a fit-out valuation immediately purchasing a property. They will need to provide a report that splits out fit-out items with the appropriate value for each item. Please note: If you don't get an independent valuer to do this fit-out report you will ... More

Topics: Rental Property Depreciation

Posted 20/08/2015


Client Hot Desks

There's two PCs, phones, wifi and a printer are available and ready for you to use. We're still waiting on the chairs to arrive next week (due to a slight shipping delay) but otherwise all good to go. You're most welcome to pop in and use the desks as required. This is a complimentary space / resource for Kiwitax clients to enjoy - we hope you find these useful! More

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Posted 20/08/2015


Due Dates for August 2015

PAYE: 1 Monthly PAYE return and any payment for July is due 20 August. GST: 1 & 2 Monthly GST returns and any payment for period end 31 July is due 28 August. Provisional Tax: 1st Instalment of 2016 Provisional Tax is due 28 August. Any questions please ask. More

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Posted 3/08/2015


Understanding Current Accounts

One topic clients are often confused about is current accounts and we're often asked to explain how these work. What are current accounts? They are how accountants record and report a business owner's investment in their business (and / or rental property). When a business first begins the owner usually invests some money to buy assets and stock, pay rent, spend on advertising and so on. For an e... More

Topics: Rental Property Business Drawings Guides

Posted 20/07/2015