IRD PAPER FORMS – IR 345 and IR 348

The IRD are very good at wasting not only paper but postage as well.  Ezypay as your payroll provider electronically file your IR 345 and IR 348 on your behalf either bi monthly or monthly ( unless you have specifically requested as not to ) If you have been receiving paper copies of these forms […]

Annual Leave

The accrual of annual leave is very important both for the employee and the employer.  The employee wants to be assured they are receiving the correct amount of days  and the employer wants to be assured they are not paying too much.   For all employees on a permanent contract we need to know the number […]

Holiday Pay Calculations

Holiday pay calculations have been a grey area in some employers eyes, however the Holidays Act has always specified that bonus and commission payments etc. paid on a regular basis need to be added to the holiday pay calculation. This article appeared in the Sunday Times over the weekend and may be of interest to you. […]

Child Support Changes to go ahead ……

The following  has been taken from the IRD’s website and will be of interest to some of your employees. Minister of Revenue Peter Dunne has announced that changes to the way the child support scheme is administered will proceed, with legislation likely to be introduced in the next few months. For more information see the […]

Easter Sunday is NOT a Public Holiday

There always seems to be a lot of confusion over whether Easter Sunday is  a Public Holiday and what your employees are entitled to be paid.  Easter Sunday is NOT treated as a public holiday under the Holidays Act 2003 – Refer to the informative  Department of Labour link below: http://www.dol.govt.nz/workplace/knowledgebase/item/1245

Exciting News on Health Benefits for Ezypay Clients

Ezypay approached a number of Health Insurance providers to see what they could do for our clients.  Unimed have come back to us and  are treating Ezypay as one large employer based on the number of employees we pay for our 140 odd clients. The Group benefits are available to all our clients, regardless of […]

Ezypay Coffee Morning with ACC

Nick Hau from ACC came along this morning to Ezypay’s coffee morning at Le Cafe for an informal discussion with our clients.  Nick gave us a informative insight into ACC and why we need to pay our ACC levies and how they are utilised.  It certainly gave me a better understanding of where our hard […]