Latest Earthquake Status

We are fully operational in Christchurch as most of the damage seems to be North of us.  If you are in the affected area and you don’t have access to internet, we will process your pay as best we can and do whatever we can to make sure it gets through as we fully understand […]

Redundancy Tax Credits

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 […]

Earthquake Tax Changes

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) […]

Canterbrians concerned about lost wages!

Quake affected Canterbrians are concerned they may suffer financially because of the number of workplaces closed for business. Unions say casual workers may be particularly affected. Prime Minister John Key says Work and Income and the Mayoral Fund are there to offer support for workers. He’s also had indications from some employers they’ll continue to […]

Ezypay Earthquake Update

Well as you all must have heard by now Christchurch has suffered from a devastating earthquake.  Luckily our office has not been affected so it will be business as usual from Monday. One thing we are unsure of at the moment is what courier service is available so depending on the outcome tomorrow the only […]