2018 Budget Commentary

Issued 18th May 2018 The 2018 Budget was announced on 17th May 2018. This year our UHY Haines Norton commentary will summarise the main tax areas affecting business. This year’s Budget does not propose significant tax reform. However, the Budget makes reference to the Tax Working Group (TWG) which will be reporting back to Government

2018-05-18T12:54:30+00:00 May 18th, 2018|General|

The New UHY Haines Norton Website

We are proud to announce the launch of our new website The site has a number of new and improved features to make it as useful, informative and as easy to navigate as possible. Our services are grouped into three main categories: Accounting and Tax, Audit and Assurance, and Specialist Services, which are then

2017-11-01T12:58:33+00:00 November 1st, 2017|General|

Email Addresses To Shut Down

After 30th November 2017, a number of email addresses will be shut down when Vodafone stops offering email services. It is particularly important if you are a small business owner or sole trader to take steps now to set up a new email account. You will need to move all important messages and contacts and

2017-11-01T10:41:27+00:00 November 1st, 2017|General|

Employer Wage Breaches

The spotlight continues to be shone on employment breaches made by New Zealand employers. In April the adult minimum hourly wage was increased to $15.75 for employees aged 16 years or older. Employers who pay staff less than this rate are in breach of the Minimum Wage Act, and can face steep penalties in addition

2017-10-24T11:22:19+00:00 October 24th, 2017|General|

Have A Little Fun At Work

Last week while in the local produce shop, my young daughter pointed at the colourful capsicums and proclaimed, “Look Mum, pepper-cums!” While it wasn’t exactly comedy gold, it did give several of us the giggles - even the burly builder who was waiting behind me had a chuckle. Always drawn to the limelight, my daughter

2017-10-04T10:17:18+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|General|

Central Park Henderson Business: One Voice For The West!

Have you noticed the new logo for Central Park Henderson Business? Following the merger of the two West Auckland-based business associations Central Park Business Association and Henderson Lincoln Business Association, Central Park Henderson Business is now the united voice for local business owners. Creating a new logo was an important step in the merge process. The

2017-10-02T08:56:30+00:00 September 4th, 2017|General|

2017 Budget Commentary

Issued 26th May 2017 The 2017 Budget announced on 25 May 2017 is a balanced budget with a few tax concessions. I.e., changes to the personal marginal tax bandings and increases in the Working for Families entitlements. The budget also makes provision to provide resilience against any future shocks to the economy. The Government reported

2017-06-08T14:58:30+00:00 May 26th, 2017|General|

Update On Henderson – Lincoln – Central Park Business Improvement District

Voting for the proposed Henderson – Lincoln – Central Park Business Association closed at the end of March. Although the level of support was promising, unfortunately the amount of eligible votes returned did not reach the 25% threshold – falling just short at 24%. The Henderson Lincoln Business Association, West Auckland Business Club and Central

2017-12-20T13:25:50+00:00 May 8th, 2017|General|