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  • Your Four-Week End of Financial Year Checklist

    Week 1: First things first
    Talk to your accountant or bookkeeper.
    They’ll tell you what you need to do before 31 March including what you …

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    Posted in Latest News, Tax
  • Staying Afloat and Thriving through a Downturn _ Epplett and Co

    Staying Afloat and Thriving through a Downturn

    When the future looks uncertain, what can you do to prepare and strengthen your business?
    Recent times have certainly shown us that the future path …

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    Posted in Financial Management, Latest News
  • Is your Trust relevant and compliant_ _ Epplett and Co

    Is your Trust relevant and compliant?

    With between 300,000 and 500,000 Trusts in New Zealand, they’re clearly a popular way to protect assets.
    However, the Trusts Act 2019 came into force …

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    Posted in Latest News, Trust, Estates and Succession Planning
  • Planning for seasonal dips in income _ Epplett and Co

    Planning for Seasonal Dips in Income

    Seasonal dips in income can be highly challenging when you’re a small business. But there are proactive ways to predict, plan for and overcome these …

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    Posted in Financial Management, Latest News
  • Tenancy Laws are changing in NZ _ Epplett and Co

    Tenancy Laws are changing in NZ

    Tenancy laws are changing in New Zealand.
    If you own or rent, make sure you understand how these changes will impact you.
    Below are some …

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    Posted in Latest News, Real Estate
  • Cashflow Tips for the Holiday Period

    Cashflow Tips for the Holiday Period

    Depending on your industry, the holiday period can be a slow time of year for business. Despite a dip in cashflow you still need to …

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    Posted in Latest News, Tax
  • A guide to claiming Christmas functions and entertainment

    A Guide to Claiming Festive Functions, Events and Entertainment

    Parties are part of the festive fun but they can cost a small fortune.
    Here’s a list of the rules around entertainment expenses so you …

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    Posted in Latest News, Tax
  • Wage Subsidy Extension

    Getting Holiday Pay Right

    Do you have staff taking leave over Christmas? Are systems in place to make sure everyone gets what they’re entitled to?
    Even if someone else …

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    Posted in Human Resources, Latest News
  • Rules for claiming Christmas Gifts for staff and clients

    A Guide to Gifts for your Clients and Employees

    The rule of thumb with gifts is that if they consist of food or drink, you can only claim 50% of the expense as a …

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    Posted in Latest News, Tax
  • Trustee Duties - Trusts Act 2019 - Epplett and Co Chartered Accountants Hawke's Bay

    Understanding your Duties as a Trustee

    If you’re a Trustee, it’s essential you get up to speed with your duties under the new Trusts Act 2019. While most of these duties …

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    Posted in Family Trusts, Latest News, Trust, Estates and Succession Planning
  • Cup with 'Begin' printed on it

    Thinking of Buying a Business?

    Buying an existing business can be a great way to get started as a business owner, or to expand operations if you are already running …

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    Posted in Business Advisory Services, Financial Management, Latest News
  • Close up of a shoe

    Digital Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

    Promoting your goods and services to potential customers is at the heart of running any successful business. And to advertise your brand in the modern …

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    Posted in Latest News, Marketing