The US is investing for a better future – why is NZ still thinking small?
Insight The US is investing for a better future – why is NZ still thinking small?
The US is the bastion of capitalism – and yet it is committing to building a greener, more sustainable future. It has recently done something revolutionary, investing in transforming its economy for the better. Biden’s signature piece of policy, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, is a powerful tool for positive change. It provides $500 billion in new spending and tax breaks that will boost the green transition, encourage investment in R&D, and support its manufacturing and agricultural sectors.
Four effective ways to prevent invoice fraud in your business
Four effective ways to prevent invoice fraud in your business
A lot of online scams are pretty obvious. Your bank isn’t going to send you emails about your balance expiring soon. And you know the IRD isn’t going to send you a text to transfer your tax rebate. Unfortunately, the types of scams most likely to affect New Zealand businesses are considerably more sophisticated.
Cashflow is king and key to your business's survival
Insights Cashflow is king and key to your business's survival
Even if your business makes millions, it won't be sustainable in the long-term unless you collect it. Your staff won't get paid, Inland Revenue will be knocking on your door, and your business will quickly fail. Business owners understand this, yet a surprising number do very little cashflow planning. Failing to forecast cashflow and plan ahead can cause even the most profitable businesses to rapidly fall into a death spiral.
Sustainability is a business imperative: Embrace it or fall behind
Insights Sustainability is a business imperative: Embrace it or fall behind
Sustainability is a business imperative: Embrace it or fall behind
What could the new tax rate mean for you and your trust?
Insight What could the new tax rate mean for you and your trust?
Included in this year’s budget announcements was a change to the tax rate for trusts, moving from 33% to 39% from 1 April 2024. Given the spotlight on trusts in recent years, the hike has not come as a surprise, however it will come as a shock to many Kiwis.
Exporting: Do the rewards now outweigh the risks?
Insights Exporting: Do the rewards now outweigh the risks?
Exporting your goods or services can have enormous benefits. For the business itself, there’s the increased revenue, plus the growth opportunities and the way it can drive up the business’s value. For our wider economy, it creates jobs, upskills our people, improves our productivity and helps us learn from international markets to improve our own practices.

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