Month: November 2010


Hayes Knight: Street-smart, and quite fast too!

By Hayes Knight – 25 November 2010 The Hayes Knight team members challenged themselves and their personal fitness running and walking the Corporate Challenge in Auckland on 24 November 2010. With 30+ team members competing (well…some were!), we were proud of our results. We walked away with a host of trophies: 1st Men’s Accounting team […]

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Another change to tax – gift duty gets the cut

By Hayes Knight – 8 November 2010 The Government has confirmed that gift duty will be abolished from 1 October 2011. In abolishing gift duty, the Government has said that gift duty no longer raises any significant revenue and imposes a high level of compliance costs on the private sector. Gift duty repeal is expected […]

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LAQCs RIP

By Hayes Knight – 3 November 2010 In the May 2010 Budget the Government announced its intention to make broad sweeping changes to the Qualifying Company (QC) regime. An issues paper was also released suggesting QCs would be treated as partnerships and loss limitation rules would be introduced. The proposals in the issues paper created […]

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Hayes Knight announces Perth presence

By Hayes Knight – 1 November 2010 Hayes Knight is pleased to announce that Sygnum Financial Services of Perth has joined the Hayes Knight Group. Led by Bruce Sinclair and Simon Everett, Sygnum is well-known for its expertise in tax compliance together with audit, financial planning, and general business advice. National Hayes Knight chairman Alan […]

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