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Greetings Wet, wet and more wet.  I have never seen so much water (and mud) in Taranaki.  Roll on a few sunny days to dry us all out a bit. The office has been busy with GST returns last month and I have been busy with my Maat hat on working on our latest syndicated …

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Greetings After a wonderful summer for dairy farmers we now get a very wet autumn. The team at Hughson & Associates are all back from their breaks and working hard on the 2017 financials that flow in after 31 March. This edition contains an article relevant to our TRUST clients.  This New Act is a …

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Fonterra has blessed us with long awaited news of a lift to $6!  This will certainly help our farming clients and will flow through to our retail and commercial clients in due course, helping the townies.  With this lift taking us well up from the $3.90 of last season and the initial forecasts of $4.25 …

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Greetings, We hope calving is going well this year. With a few beautiful days of sunshine and Fonterra’s promise of $0.50¢ increase, morale has certainly improved.  Last week GDT showed another good lift, let’s hope this cements the $0.50¢ and may mean that they give out more than $0.10¢ before Christmas. Its springtime and the …

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Hi All The warm weather continues to hold with our farming clients enjoying a little rain but on the watch for facial eczema.  This has also meant that we have received a few buckets of mushrooms – much appreciated. Our new staff have been inducted with: Anna – on reception; Caroline – contract Accounts Manager; …

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The warmer weather and holiday period is looming fast. December is a busy month for the office with many GST returns to file in a reduced number of working days. Fonterra continues to keep us guessing with the payout. The recent auction volatility indicates that there may be a cut to the predicted milk payout …

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Spring is in the air and the ladies in the office have sprung this photo surprise on me. It’s going back a few years now and also a few hair follicles. The decrease in the milk pay-out has probably made you feel like pulling your hair out too. These months where there have been minimal …

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The new financial year is here and the work seems to be flying in faster than previous years. I suspect that for our farming clients this is due to worry around the payout and the effect this will have on the resulting tax. It certainly is going to be a testing time for many farmers …

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Welcome to the first newsletter of 2015. I trust you all had an enjoyable break (what break?) and have made your new year’s resolutions an everyday habit by now. It was a pretty quiet start to the year here but things have started to pick up with some re-estimation of farmers tax in line with …

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Hi all, Where did 2014 go? Its hard to believe this is the Christmas newsletter but great to think Summer is just around the corner. Its been a busy year with plenty happening and a lot of change in the economy has meant a range of implications for our clients. I want to take a …

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