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To all our clients based in either Opunake or Patea, EFTPOS is now available to pay your accountancy invoices at our respective office. Our Opunake office (26 Napier Street) is open every Wednesday from 10.00am to 3.00pm and our Patea office (Lincoln Street) is open every Thursday from 9.30am to 2.30pm.
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Snippets: Aug – Oct 2018

Takeaway? New Zealand may be perceived as clean and green by the rest of the world, but we have a significant and growing problem. As a country we guzzle our way through approximately 295 million cups of takeaway coffee a year. But coffee cups are recyclable, I hear you say. Unfortunately not; they’re treated with…
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Anti-Money Laundering Legislation

WHY WE NEED TO ASK YOU FOR INFORMATION? New Zealand has passed a law called the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (“the AML/CFT law” for short). The purpose of the law reflects New Zealand’s commitment to the international initiative to counter the impact that criminal activity has on people and economies…
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Foreign Shares

The global economy is seeing New Zealand (NZ) taxpayers invest in overseas companies. However, many people acquire foreign investments without understanding how they will be taxed. Taxpayers that purchase shares in a foreign company should ensure they are familiar with the Foreign Investment Fund (FIF) rules. The FIF regime was introduced to prevent NZ taxpayers…
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