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Here at Alliotts it’s been a good few weeks of everyone working diligently to ensure our clients are all geared up for financial year end. Therefore it might be apt to say this month’s article is a little light given the seriousness of this time of year.
Often when one of your children are involved in your family business or farm this creates disparity for your other children in the event of your death.
A simple solution can be using Life insurance to enable your child involved in the business to buy your share of the business from the estate.
If you have a desire to maintain wealth and pass it on to future generations it needs to be considered sooner rather than later.
Here are some salient points and key questions to help your planning process.
Now you can set up a prompt in Xero software to automatically send out Invoice reminders to your customers.
No chasing up payments, sending another invoice paper copy or having an awkward phone conversation.
President Trump's aggressive tax reforms may not take effect until 2018.
Alliott Group member firm Bowman & Company explains why and what this could mean for global trade.
The dreaded statements arrive, but don’t just ignore them or pay off the minimum on your credit card debt.
Whether you just have a few hundred owing on your card or even thousands, there are some simple steps to get you paying off the debt.
Xero is taking one step more to make filing returns a breeze- with new E-Sign feature. We outline how.
Most businesses are built by default – not by design.
Very few businesses start ‘with the end in mind’ and design it from the ground up. Most businesses grow by default with people, systems, culture, clients, numbers, habits and attitudes.
Chronic bad payers of tax – take heed.
NZ Inland Revenue is going to have the power to disclose tax debts to debt collectors.
This week Xero released their latest integration with Apple, the ability to pay Xero invoices with Apple Pay. Mobile payments are the way of the future. It’s predicted that by the end of this year, mobile payment transactions in the US will grow 210%.
Technology has the power to make our lives easier, and small businesses have the flexibility and the creativity to take advantage of this power. By staying lean and agile, a small business can adapt quickly in a moment and use new technology to power into emerging markets.
Debtors are a major risk for small and medium enterprises. If your business is lagging behind in terms of late payments, read what you can do to lessen debtor days outstanding and collect the cash that your business needs.
Employment growth across both sides of the ditch is going in different directions, according to ANZ BlueNotes.
In just three decades, the economic landscape in New Zealand has changed irrevocably. This infographic spells out the biggest shifts.