Resident withholding income and tax

Resident withholding income and tax

Resident withholding income includes interest and dividends. Generally, resident withholding tax (RWT) must be paid on it. If you’re a New Zealand tax resident earning income from interest and dividends from New Zealand bank accounts and investments, you will be...
Minimum wage increases to $23.15 per hour

Minimum wage increases to $23.15 per hour

The Workplace Relations and Safety Minister has announced that the adult minimum wage will be rising to $23.15 per hour from 1 April 2024. – a 2% increase from the current hourly rate of $22.70. Brooke van Velden had initially proposed a 1.3% increase, while the...
What policy changes might affect your business?

What policy changes might affect your business?

Here are some of the changes businesses should watch for: 1. Reintroduction of 90-day employment trial periods The government has extended the availability of 90-day employment trial periods for all businesses, reversing changes made in 2018, which scrapped 90-day...
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Thank you for your business in 2023. For business owners, the New Year is often the time of year when you reflect on where you are at and think about your business goals for the year ahead. These could be lofty goals, or even setting out a plan to achieve some more...
What to look out for when buying a business

What to look out for when buying a business

Buying an established business is a great way to enter into the business world, or to expand your existing business empire. But purchasing a company isn’t something to enter into lightly. Becoming the prospective owner of a new business means doing your homework,...