Thursday, 20 February 2014
IRD Breaches Taxpayer Privacy
Read about the latest breach of taxpayer privacy breach at our student loan debt website...
Sunday, 26 January 2014
Zero Interest for Overseas Student Loan Borrowers
Did you know that some overseas based borrowers are able to be treated as if they were New Zealand based? This means that they get the benefit of no interest even though they live overseas.
Sunday, 28 July 2013
New Credit Repair Service Launched
Andersen Accountants announces the launch of its new credit repair service.
Tuesday, 4 June 2013
9,000 Student Loan Debtors Targeted for Arrest
The government is targeting 9,000 student loan debtors for arrest when they enter or leave New Zealand.
Saturday, 25 May 2013
When is bankruptcy a good option?
Monday, 20 May 2013
Foreign Pension Tax Amnesty Announced
The taxation of foreign superannuation funds in New Zealand has been an area that has caused much difficulty for many foreign migrants and returning residents.
Saturday, 18 May 2013
$45 Million Extra for IRD from Property Sales
The government is providing an extra $6.65 million a year to the IRD to pursue property investors.
When is it too late to seek help with tax or student loan debts?
We help many people with overdue tax debts and unfiled tax returns.
Sunday, 5 May 2013
Beware - Issues with Imputation Credits
How is your imputation credit account? With limited exceptions all New Zealand resident companies must have an ICA account.
Setting up a trust: What do you do first?
We are often asked about the order of events when setting up a trust.
Sunday, 28 April 2013
IRD Debt and Student Loan Negotiations
We regularly receive inquiries from people with tax or student loan debts that they cannot pay.
Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Time for Fairness: Google's Tax Policies
Google is defending its tax policies which have led to it paying tax at an effective rate of 3.2% on profits.
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
What is the best selling price?
Are you charging the right price for your product or service? There are complicated mathematical formulae that can be used to estimate the optimal selling price; however, the answer to this issue is often as much an art as it is a science.
Cherish your Losses
Making losses is part of being in business.
Sunday, 21 April 2013
Bad News about Look Through Companies (LTCs)
Many people have been sold on the benefits of a look through company (LTC), however, there are significant disadvantages.
Saturday, 13 April 2013
Tax Exemptions for Migrants to New Zealand
Migrants to New Zealand may be eligible for an exemption in respect of the declaration of certain overseas income in New Zealand, and in respect of any liability to pay New Zealand tax on such income.
Trusts and the Avoidance of Claims Against Your Estate After Death
Many countries have forced heirship rules whereby the law dictates the distribution of the estate of the deceased, regardless of any contrary provisions in the will.
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Trusts Case Studies
You need to know how a trust can help you to build up wealth and protect your assets.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013
IRD Red Flags: Herald Homes For Sale
This morning’s NZ Herald includes another home which screams possible ‘tax issues’.
Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Tax Issues for Migrants
With the Christchurch rebuild there are many foreign workers coming to New Zealand.
Monday, 8 April 2013
Useful Business Accounting Ratios - Return on Equity
The return on equity ratio is one of the most important ratios for a business to consider.
Foreign Trusts: A Legal Way to Pay Zero Tax
Having a New Zealand foreign trust can lead to huge tax savings and wealth generation.
Saturday, 6 April 2013
Novopay: Essential Steps
Kristina Andersen of Andersen Accountants Limited was recently interviewed about the Novopay problems by Newstalk ZB.
Monday, 1 April 2013
Beware Inheritance Trusts
The Public Trust offers a product called an “Inheritance Trust”.
Sunday, 31 March 2013
Herald Homes For Sale- An IRD Tool?
Like many I sometimes read the Herald’s feature articles about homes for sale.
Protecting the Grandkids Inheritance
There was another interesting item in Mary Holmes’s Weekend Herald column.
Overseas Student Loan Borrowers may Qualify for Zero Interest
There was an interesting item in Mary Holmes’s Weekend Herald column this weekend.
Monday, 25 March 2013
Last Chance for IRD Amnesty
This is the last call for those who would like to take advantage of the IRD’s amnesty for people who have artificially diverted income through trusts or companies.
Thursday, 14 March 2013
Auckland Council's Economic Lunacy
Auckland City’s Deputy Mayor, Penny Hulse, has called for the government to scrap GST on housing development.
Monday, 11 March 2013
The Benefits of Having a Trust
What are the benefits of having a trust?
• Preventing relationship property or matrimonial property claims – possibly even in circumstances where there is no relationship property agreement.