Month: May 2020


How to reduce your ACC levies

ACC levies can be a significant cost for businesses operating in high-risk industries such as forestry, construction, and road freight transport among many others. We see more and more clients burdened by the costs associated with operating in a high-risk industry while also paying significant ACC on wages to employees not involved in the high-risk […]

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Covid-19 Office Update

With a strong internal focus on technology and flexibility, our full team have continued working throughout the restriction levels, and we are now pleased to announce that our Albany and Newmarket offices are now open, albeit in a slightly restricted way. Both offices are following the Ministry of Health Covid 19 protocols which require contact […]

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Brightline Test for ‘Off The Plan’ Property Purchases

Most property investors in New Zealand will be aware that the Brightline Test for Residential Land dictates that gains from the disposal of residential land acquired and disposed of within five years will be taxable, subject to some exceptions.  Pretty straight-forward, right?  Well, like most tax legislation, there are areas that can catch taxpayers out. […]

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Access Covid-19 Funding Support with Hayes Knight

We are pleased to announce that Hayes Knight has been approved as a Covid-19 Service Provider with the Regional Business Partner Network (RBPN). If your business is registered with RBPN, then you may be entitled to up to $5,000 fully funded Covid-19 support. We have been approved for the following support services: Covid-19 Cashflow forecasting […]

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Government’s SME Cashflow Loan Scheme

On 30 April the Government announced the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme (Scheme) which will lend funds of up to $100,000 to businesses employing 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees. This announcement is the latest in a number of significant business support measures that the Government has introduced to mitigate the impact Covid-19 is having […]

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