Monthly Archives: March 2012

Summer? What Summer?

February has come and gone with most of us are asking what happened to summer. What summer? This year has seen one of the worst summers on record for number of sunshine hours. For the beach goers and sun worshippers it may have been a summer to forget but for farmers, the mainstay of our

2012-03-26T09:00:56+00:00 March 26th, 2012|Farm Accounting, The UHY Team|

Insure Against IRD Audits

Over the past two years the Government has pledged additional funding to the IRD, to enable the Department to carry out tax audits on individuals and businesses. An IRD audit can be stressful and costly, often requiring the services of accountants and lawyers. UHY Haines Norton is able to reduce the stress and costs of

2012-03-12T09:00:59+00:00 March 12th, 2012|Accounting and Taxation|

Look-Through Companies

It is nearly a year since Look-Through Companies (LTCs) came in to existence with the abolishment of loss attributing qualifying companies (LAQCs) on 1 April 2011. Look-Through Companies will be required to file a different style of income tax return with the IRD for the first time for the 2012 income tax year which ends

2012-03-05T09:00:40+00:00 March 5th, 2012|Accounting and Taxation|

Charities Commission to be Disestablished

The Crown Entities Reform Bill has been introduced to parliament to disestablish the Charities Commission and transfer its functions and duties to the Department of Internal Affairs. The Department of Internal Affairs will take on the responsibilities of the Charities Commission with the exception of charity registration and deregistration, which will be carried out by

2012-03-04T09:00:09+00:00 March 4th, 2012|Not for Profits, Trusts & Charities|