Month: September 2013


Trans-Tasman portability of retirement savings

| Trans-Tasman portability of retirement savings By Shelley-ann Brinkley – 30 September 2013 The Australian Government has finally completed legislative steps to allow New Zealanders to transfer their retirement savings between complying Australian superannuation schemes and New Zealand Kiwisaver schemes. The New Zealand Government had passed the necessary legislation back in 2010 and with Australia’s […]

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2013 IRD Motor Vehicle Mileage Rates

| 2013 IRD Motor Vehicle Mileage Rates By Shelley-ann Brinkley – 23 September 2013 IRD has reviewed the motor vehicle mileage rate to reflect the average cost of running a motor vehicle, including the average fuel prices, and advises the mileage rate for the 2013 income year will remain at 77 cents per kilometre for […]

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Auditing & Assurance for Large & Medium Registered Charities Finally Decided

By Hayes Knight – 17 September 2013 After two Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) discussion papers in early 2012 and 2013, and a fair bit of sector debate, the Government has now decided on their proposed legislation for assurance over the annual financial statements for large and medium sized charities. What’s been decided? […]

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Doing your homework :: Hayes Knight

By Brendon Cutler – 11 September 2013 Over the last six months we have seen a marked increase in the number of business sale transactions taking place as the overall business landscape and confidence continues to improve. One area we are regularly involved in is the task of due diligence on behalf of our clients. […]

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