Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lessons From The Olympics

If your work place was anything like ours it would have been abuzz with talk about the Olympics during the two weeks that the 2012 games were held in London. Watching New Zealand’s Olympic athletes compete and succeed against the best in the world got me thinking about what makes them successful and do the

2012-08-27T09:00:19+00:00 August 27th, 2012|Business Improvement, The UHY Team|

Buying A Business

We are often approached by prospective and existing clients to advise them on buying a business.  Books have been written on this topic but the following provides an overview of some of the key points that need to be considered when purchasing a business. The Starting Point Like a house owner, business owners often have

2012-08-20T09:00:13+00:00 August 20th, 2012|Buying and Selling a Business, The UHY Team|

Crucial Date Looms For LAQCs

30 September 2012 is the final date that existing Qualifying Companies (QCs) (or ex Loss Attributing Qualifying Companies (LAQCs)) can transition into another entity and take advantage of the transitional tax concessions. To take advantage of the transitional tax concessions the transition to another entity must be fully completed by 30 September 2012 – transitioning

2012-08-13T09:00:49+00:00 August 13th, 2012|Accounting and Taxation|

Free Guide To Doing Business In New Zealand

We have recently made our information booklet 'Doing Business in New Zealand' available on our website. The guide provides a comprehensive review of doing business in New Zealand including an overview of the business environment in New Zealand and includes other sections on setting up a business in New Zealand, employment, taxation and accounting and reporting among

2012-08-09T09:00:19+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Doing Business in NZ|

Taxing Matters

Taxing matters provides a summary of topical tax and business information relating to individuals and business. Trust Documentation While it is not longer necessary to  file gifting statements with the IRD (from 1 October 2011) a Deed of Acknowledgment of Debt and Deed of Forgiveness of Debt should still be maintained as part of standard

2012-08-05T09:00:20+00:00 August 5th, 2012|Accounting and Taxation|

Staff News

UHY Haines Norton is pleased to welcome Lalita Robertson to the practise. Lalita is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has joined our Business Advisory Services team as a senior accountant. In his spare time UHY Haines Norton staff member Andrew Clarke can be found on the football fields around Auckland coaching his under 8 side

2012-08-04T09:00:25+00:00 August 4th, 2012|The UHY Team|