Monthly Archives: July 2011

UHY Study finds wide tax gaps among countries. Tax burden on high earners more than three times greater between highest and lowest taxed countries

Huge disparities now exist between high tax and low tax economies, according to a study conducted by UHY International. The tax burden on high earners varies by up to two and a half times between the highest and lowest taxed countries, highlighting just how wide the tax difference has become between ‘low tax’ emerging economies

2011-07-18T09:00:13+00:00 July 18th, 2011|Accounting and Taxation|

Free Employer Resource Kit

UHY’s Employer Documentation Kit provides essential documentation to help businesses maintain sound record-keeping systems on employment matters. The Kit includes checklists, forms and letters to use to comply with the fundamental documentation requirements for the Employment Relations Act 2000 and Holidays Act 2003. The resource kit also contains information about recruitment, induction, training and development

2011-07-15T09:00:52+00:00 July 15th, 2011|Business Improvement|

Free & Legal Software Downloads

So you have purchased a shiny new PC running Bill Gates latest operating system. You have installed the obligatory copy of the latest version of Microsoft Office. You are looking at the invoice that came with it and discover the cost of the software often outweighs the cost of the hardware. This seems ludicrous as

2011-07-08T09:00:46+00:00 July 8th, 2011|General|

Email Scams – Don’t Get Caught

We have recently received a number of calls from clients who have received an email purportedly from the IRD advising them that they are due a tax refund (the fact that a new tax year has recently commenced may have lead to an increase in these types of emails). These emails are a scam and

2011-07-05T09:00:05+00:00 July 5th, 2011|General|

The Financial Advisers Act Came Into Effect on 1 July 2011

The government’s response to recent high profile investment debacles such as Blue Chip and the collapse of many Finance Companies continues to be felt. The Financial Markets Authority was established on 1 May 2011 to regulate financial markets in New Zealand and now from 1 July 2011 the Financial Advisers Act comes in to effect

2011-07-04T09:00:54+00:00 July 4th, 2011|General|