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Covid rewards

  As the world moves to a vaccine-based approach to manage Covid-19 there have been some interesting incentives to boost vaccination rates. Across New Zealand, organisations including KFC, New Zealand Rugby and local burger and kebab joints have got on board by giving away freebies to vaccinated individuals. However, Amazon’s incentives top these freebies after …

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GST warranty

Near the top of the first page of the Auckland District Law Society “Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate” sits the following question: The vendor is registered under the GST Act in respect of the transaction evidenced by this Agreement and/or will be registered at settlement: Yes / No. The answer to the question …

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New tax legislation

On 9 September 2021, the Government introduced the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2021-22, GST and Remedial Matters) Bill (“the Bill”) into Parliament, containing over 100 tax amendments. Changes of note are summarised as follows. One significant amendment is in relation to purchases from associated persons. Under current law, if a GST registered person (‘the purchaser’) …

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DairyBase NZ

DairyBase is a tool to help you to better understand your farm system and how it’s performing, by comparing key performance indicators and determining what is working well, and then identifying opportunities for improvement. With DairyBase you will better understand your farm’s performance, find & identify opportunities to drive profit, make confident and effective decisions, track …

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Olympic pandemic

  The 2021 Olympics will be like no other. It is the first ever Olympics to have been postponed. Previously, two Olympics were cancelled during the two world wars, but never postponed. It is the first-time karate, surfing, climbing and skateboard have featured, and baseball and softball return after a 13-year absence. It is also …

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