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COVID-19 Resurgence Wage Subsidy

Yesterday the Government announced a 2-week COVID-19 Resurgence Wage Subsidy payment that will be available for employers, the self-employed, and independent contractors, who are financially impacted by the resurgence of COVID-19 and changes to Alert Levels. The resurgence wage subsidy is a nationwide wage subsidy which covers the period Auckland is at Alert Level 3 […]

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Covid-19 temporary office closures

In line with the Government’s announcement, the Hayes Knight offices in both Albany and Newmarket, will temporarily close from midday Wednesday 12 August 2020. We anticipate reopening when the Government announces Auckland has moved to Level 2. During this period our team are working remotely from home. Please continue to contact your Hayes Knight advisor […]

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Jacko Gill’s road to Tokyo

Hayes Knight has been a sponsor of top performing athlete Jacko Gill for a few years now. Our support has allowed Jacko to compete at international competitions in the lead up to representing New Zealand in shot put at the Tokyo Olympics that were originally scheduled for this month. We recently asked Jacko how the […]

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Strengthening our national and international capabilities

We are excited to announce that Hayes Knight has recently joined the Nexia International network, the 9th largest international accounting network in the world. Through our new network, we are looking forward to providing our clients with even stronger national and global connections. With a Nexia office in Christchurch and seven Nexia offices throughout Australia, the […]

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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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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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Online Client Portal

In response to client demand, we have adopted a Virtual Cabinet Online Client Portal to improve the security of your confidential documents and our communication.  The Online Portal will encrypt documents and will provide efficiencies with signing documents through enabling electronic signatures. Security Unlike email and other traditional communication platforms, our new client portal transmits […]

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Covid Business Support Funding

Over the next 12 months, businesses will have access to partially funded tailored specialist support services for a variety of issues, such as business continuity planning, finance and cash flow management, HR and staffing. In circumstances where the services are in relation to Covid-19 support, the services can be fully funded. These services will be […]

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