We have a number of clients from the rest of New Zealand who are taking the opportunity to help the rebuild in Christchurch, one of them is Access Solutions. – we would like to welcome them to Christchurch and wish them well on their new adventure. They have a variety of equipment including. scaffolding, scissor […]
The entitlement to a redundancy tax credit was due to expire on March 31, 2011 but it has been extended to September 30. 2011. If an employee is made redundant they are entitled to receive the redundancy tax credit of 6% for the first $60,000. ( i.e a maximum of $3,600.) To claim the rebate […]
After the September and March earthquakes some companies paid their employees an ex gratia payment to help them over this unsettling period. Originally, the IRD deemed the payments were taxable but tax changes have been introduced to respectively fix this. This applies to any payments made within 8 weeks of either earthquakes ( some conditions do apply) […]
A number of client’s have asked us how we managed to get operational again so quickly when compared to other CBD based businesses which were not so lucky, so I thought the best way would be to outline what we put in place after the first earthquake that we were able to put into operation after the […]
The Canterbury Chamber of Commerce has put together a useful document of things you can and can’t do in relation to you staff in the event of an emergency. You can read the article HERE!