Articles by John Heaslip
All property investors will want the same thing i.e. a vessel to create greater wealth for their futures and to provide passive income. Obviously rental yield, capital growth, tenant quality and demand will be your main concerns but here are just two tips to help..Read Article
This is the time of year all businesses should be preparing budgets and cash flow forecasts. The preparation of these is essential - the reason being that unless you know your anticipated income and associated expenditure, along with the peaks and troughs of your flow..Read Article
For most clients, 1 April signals the start of the New Year for business and tax purposes and the month of March brings opportunities to minimize tax and maximize cash surpluses for the coming year. A well known quote “if you fail to plan,..Read Article
In my day to day interaction with clients I meet a lot of small business owners who are in their infancy. They are busy marketing their new business, finding customers and practising their particular expertise. Most budding entrepreneurs do not, however, willingly spend time..Read Article
I regularly have discussions with clients about the difference between "profit" and "cash flow" as many clients have difficulty in differentiating between the two. So what is the difference between profit and cash flow? Frequently it's the difference between success and bankruptcy. Profit Profit is the..Read Article
Australians and New Zealanders are now able to transfer their retirement savings between compatible funds in the two countries. New legislation was enacted on 1 July 2013, called the Trans-Tasman Portability Scheme which allows Australians and New Zealanders to take advantage of a scheme..Read Article
There are many New Zealanders who have chosen to invest in Australian residential rental property, and this brings with it a number of important considerations. Ownership structures I have been asked many times what is the best option for this investment, i.e. personally, in..Read Article
In the past day I have had a number of clients ring me in a panic saying that the IRD have texted them to say that they owed money for unpaid tax and offering a link to enable the payment. I have advised them to..Read Article
From the first pay period on or after 1 April 2013, the contribution rates for both employees and employers increased from 2% to 3% of gross salary. However, employees will still be able to select a higher employee contribution rate of 4% or 8%.All employer cash..Read Article
Because of Property School I have become more confident to start getting into property. The classes were all interesting and well presented. - Daniel W, August 2018
If you're investing in residential property, seeking to maximise your ability to succeed and minimise risk, then this is a 'must read'.
Matthew Gilligan provides a fresh look at residential property investment from an experienced investor’s viewpoint. Written in easy to understand language and including many case studies, Matthew explains the ins and outs of successful property investment.