Mastering Your Finances: Essential Budgeting Tips for Business Success

In the fast-paced world of business, financial stability is crucial for sustained growth. Whether you’re a small startup or an established enterprise, effective budgeting is the cornerstone of sound financial management. As Accountants Plus is dedicated to guiding businesses on their financial journey, we understand the importance of implementing smart budgeting tips and strategies. Here […]

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Thriving Against Giants: Strategies for Small Businesses to Compete with Big Chains in New Zealand

In the competitive landscape of New Zealand’s business scene, small enterprises often find themselves facing formidable challenges when trying to compete with big chains.    Here are six ways your small business can compete with the big chains:   1. Build Personal Connections   One of the most significant advantages that small businesses possess is […]

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Discover The Mentor You Never Realised You Had: Your Accountant

In the dynamic landscape of small business management, one often overlooks the silent mentor who plays a pivotal role in shaping financial success – your accountant. Beyond crunching numbers and filing taxes, your accountant is an invaluable guide, offering insights and strategies that can transform your business trajectory.   As the custodians of your financial […]

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Ten Practical Ways to Enhance your Business Performance

In the dynamic landscape of modern business, continuous improvement is not just an option; it’s a necessity for sustained success. Here are ten practical ways from Accountants Plus to enhance your business performance:   1. Set Clear Goals: Establish specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals for your business. Clear objectives provide a roadmap […]

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Are You Paying Yourself Too Little?

As a business owner, managing your finances is more than just keeping track of revenue and expenses. It’s also about ensuring you receive fair compensation for your hard work and dedication. Far too often, entrepreneurs find themselves paying themselves too little, which can lead to financial stress and burnout. Many business owners fall into the […]

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Streamlined Bookkeeping: How to Achieve Financial Success for Your Small Business?

Picture this scenario: The Inland Revenue contacted you, informing you of an impending tax audit. At first, you panic. After all, who likes receiving such notices? In your mind, you frantically scramble to gather the necessary documents and financial records to demonstrate your business’s compliance, only to abruptly halt and burst into uncontrollable laughter. Why? […]

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From Learning to Earning: A Skilled Workforce for a Stronger Business

With the incorporation of new roles and responsibilities, skill requirements, and tasks, change is inevitable in any profession.   In an ever-changing economy and as new technologies emerge, many professions are undergoing profound restructuring. The financial industry, for instance, has undergone a significant transformation over the past decade with the rise of online banking and […]

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Cashflow vs. Profit: Why Cashflow Reigns Supreme

As a business owner, whether you are just starting out or have been in business for a while, you know that running a successful business requires more than just passion for your product or service. It also requires a solid understanding of financial reporting. Running a business without financial reporting is like a ship without […]

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Turning Business Setbacks into Momentum

As a business owner you are bound to make mistakes. It is part of the process, just as it is part of life. However, it is imperative to understand that how failures are dealt with determines whether they lead to success or failure, and whether unnecessary mistakes can be prevented from being made. Even the […]

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A testament to the resilience of small businesses in New Zealand

As the economy has reached the peak of the cycle, businesses have had to adjust their strategies to stay afloat. However, Kiwi small businesses have managed well so far to readjust to this shifting economic climate, navigating accordingly. Those that have been able to adapt and change with the times have been the ones that […]

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Small Business Cashflow Scheme update

On 21 March 2022, the Small Business Cashflow Scheme (SBCS) loan amount increased to $20,000 (from $10,000). The scheme was originally introduced to support small to medium businesses and organisations struggling with a loss of revenue due to COVID-19. The eligibility criteria have not changed. Your business must have: no more than 50 full-time equivalent […]

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Charities Act changes to benefit NZ Communities

Following a comprehensive review of the Charities Act, the Government is moving ahead with changes to modernise the legislation that will increase transparency for the public, improve access to justice services and reduce the burden on smaller charities.  The review of the Charities Act commissioned by the Government was led by the Department of Internal […]

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Offshore Tax Transparency Compliance Focus

Press Release: Inland Revenue Department   Inland Revenue has released its compliance focus on offshore tax transparency, together with guidance to assist tax agents in complying with the international rules. The compliance focus highlights the extensive international exchanges of information taking place as well as the new intelligence tools being used in tracking down people who […]

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Understanding Your KiwiSaver

Started in July 2007, KiwiSaver is a voluntary retirement savings scheme to help you save for your future.  Available for all New Zealand citizens and permanent residents living in NZ, it is run by independent providers who you choose to manage your savings.  These providers invest their members’ KiwiSaver funds to make a greater return […]

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