26.03.2020 ACC have advised that they have closed their physical branches but remain open for remote support via email (preferred contact method) and phone. If your business has a levy due and you are unsure if you are able to pay it due to the impact of COVID-19, please contact the ACC Collections and Recovery
If you are self-employed or work as a contractor, you can choose between standard CoverPlus or CoverPlus Extra for your ACC cover. Next year ACC is introducing some changes to simplify the standard CoverPlus levy. Previously ACC has estimated the amount of the standard CoverPlus levy based on your previous year’s earnings, and you will
A summary of the latest tax changes and news relating to individuals and businesses. Proposed new rules for GST on low-value imported goods have been announced. The changes would require offshore suppliers to register for, collect and return New Zealand GST on goods valued at or less than $1,000 which are supplied to consumers in
ACC has made some changes to CoverPlus Extra you should be aware of. Commencing from 1st April 2018, all new CoverPlus Extra policies will start on the date that ACC receives the signed Policy Acceptance Form - therefore your agreed level of cover will not be in place until ACC has receipted your signed form.
As an employer it is your responsibility to assist your employees with making choices about KiwiSaver. All new employees must be offered the option of enrolling in KiwiSaver, and you should provide them with the KiwiSaver factsheet, KiwiSaver deduction form and a new employee opt-out request form to help them make an informed decision. If
To receive the full KiwiSaver member tax credit of $521.43 for the 2017 year, KiwiSaver members must ensure that they have contributed at least $1,043 for the year ended 30 June 2017. The KiwiSaver member tax credit is the government’s contribution to KiwiSaver accounts. The maximum credit available from the government is $521.43. In order to
On 1st April 2017, the ACC’s Workplace Safety Discount for small businesses and self-employed people was discontinued. Introduced 10 years ago to encourage small businesses to implement health and safety systems, it has now been superseded by the ACC’s introduction of new health and safety laws last year. If you are currently on the Workplace
To receive the full KiwiSaver member tax credit of $521.43 for the 2016 year, KiwiSaver members must ensure that they have contributed at least $1,042.86 for the year ended 30 June 2016. The KiwiSaver member tax credit is the government’s contribution to KiwiSaver accounts. The maximum credit available from the government is $521.43. In order