Articles by John Rowe
Inland Revenue has advised the new mileage rate for motor vehicles is 77 cents per kilometre. This rate applies to self employed taxpayers with up to a maximum of 5,000 kilometres of work-related travel each year. This applies to all motor vehicles (except motor cycles) irrespective..Read Article
Last week, Bill English delivered the first budget of the National Government. In it, he confirmed the deferral of the planned personal tax cuts in 2010 and 2011. This came as no surprise to many. We have outlined a very brief summary below of the..Read Article
A special tax code allows your employer to deduct PAYE at a lower amount, effectively paying you your tax refund during the year in each pay you receive. Are you receiving a salary or wage? Do you have investment property that generates tax losses? Do..Read Article
On 1 April 2009 the Government introduced a new tax credit - the independent earner tax credit or IETC. The IETC will, from 1 April 2009, deliver $10 per week to individuals who earn between $24,000 and $44,000 and who do not receive a benefit,..Read Article
Do you struggle to organise your financial and tax records during the year? Is your accountant constantly asking for additional information? Does your record keeping resemble a shoe-box? Getting your financial records organised is important, but many of our clients don't have the time or..Read Article
To assist taxpayers through the recession, the Government has moved to provide some cash flow relief by reducing provisional tax uplift provisions and its use of money interest charges. The changes are available for the 2009 and 2010 income years and are effective from 1..Read Article
In this post for April, you'll find two very important reminders to help you to manage your finances and affairs more effectively. Provisional Tax: 3rd Instalment of 2009 The last instalment of 2009 provisional tax is due 7 May 2009. This payment covers expected tax..Read Article
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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.