Claiming vehicle expenses

If you use your vehicle for business there are several options that you can choose from to get reimbursement for that use. Vehicle expenses can be claimed on either the actual running cost of the vehicle (whereby all expenses are taken into account...... Read More

One Warkworth - Information Centre stays

Recently, there have been some murmurings around Warkworth that the Information Centre is about to close. This has no doubt been brought about by news that One Warkworth has, after consultation with Matakana Coast Tourism, decided that the joint venture...... Read More

Brightline test explained

The latest budget has now passed and the government was not able to proceed with capital gains tax as it had no mandate from voters. This obviously means that there is no capital gains tax on the sale of rental property, unless you are caught under the...... Read More

From strength to strength

Being the end of our financial year, it’s a fitting time to do a round-up of our achievements over the last 12 months. Any business owner will know how much work goes on behind the scenes and One Warkworth is no different. We have a wonderful team...... Read More

Getting to grips with new IRD system

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) implemented their new system in April. For taxpayers who were previously under the personal tax summary legislation, the IRD will now automatically complete your taxation requirements and will be issuing assessments...... Read More

Getting started

When setting up a new business it is important to get professional advice from an accountant and lawyer to ensure that there will be no unexpected problems later in the life of the business. It is important to first decide what kind of entity to trade...... Read More

Get involved

Recently, I had a conversation with someone who moved to Warkworth two years ago, who was telling me how difficult it was to meet people and how disconnected they felt as a local. The first question I asked was, “What have you done to become a part...... Read More

Changes in tax land

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has for some time been upgrading their entire taxation system, starting with GST last year and culminating in income tax and all other information being brought into the new system this month. The advantages of this...... Read More

United we stand

The benefits of having a strong, united voice for the wider Warkworth area have come to the fore with some significant gains achieved by One Warkworth recently. Following the Town Hall talk with Mahurangi Action, we are pleased Auckland Council has reconsidered...... Read More

KiwiSaver benefits

When KiwiSaver started in 2007, there was a lukewarm response to implementing a national superannuation plan. Little did the politicians of the time truly realise they were putting in the foundations for New Zealanders to build a savings culture and develop...... Read More