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In the Office…

Introducing our new staff… Kecia Laing-Timu I started at Hughson & Associates back in November after being a manager at a local restaurant for 4 years. You will find Kecia at reception at our Hawera office. Outside of work I like to keep active and social by playing sport and catching up with friends. I…
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Snippets: Nov 19 – Jan 20

Wacky business ideas Ever dreamt of being your own boss? Well, millions of people have turned that dream into a reality and some even claim it’s easy! Recent studies conducted by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor reveal that 40% of respondents thought starting a business was easy and 46% thought there were plenty of opportunities to…
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Property sales – business premises exclusion

The land taxing provisions deem certain sales of land to be subject to income tax, subject to a limited number of exceptions. One such is exception is for ‘business premises’. However, the circumstances in which it applies can be a grey area. Hence, two recent ‘Questions We’ve Been Asked’ (QWBA) issued by Inland Revenue (IRD)…
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Generation Z – our future workforce

The rise of Generation Z (‘Gen Z’) is imminent in today’s workforce. Comprised of those born between mid-1990s and early-2000s, Gen Z has grown up in a world with technology at their fingertips. Common traits include: confidence, desire to succeed, thriving on recognition, being adaptable and tech-savvy. However, their most valuable aspect is they represent…
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