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New patent and trademark fees

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As of 13 February 2020, you'll notice an increase in patent fees and lower trade mark fees.  Read more…

Protect yourself with patents and trade marks

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If you've got a new invention, are launching a brand or marketing a new stream of business, it's important to consider whether you need a patent or trade mark. Both take at least six months to process in New Zealand, so the sooner you do your homework, the better.  Read more…

Pay your taxes by cheque?

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Five new ways to do it.  Read more…

R&D – is it for me?

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Are you looking to take your business to the next level? Introduce new revenue streams? Dig deeper into the science or technology behind what you do?  Read more…

Business Health Check - November 2019

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5 things to check this month  Read more…

New GST on low-value imported goods

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Overseas businesses selling goods valued at $1,000 or less online to New Zealanders are now required to register for, collect and return GST where their supplies to New Zealanders exceed (or are expected to exceed) $60,000 in a 12-month period.  Read more…

New Trusts Act 2019

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What you need to do
If you're protecting your family property in a trust, there may be changes you need to make before the new Trusts Act comes into force in January 2021.  Read more…

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Is less stress at the top of your Christmas list? For the sake of your sanity and the best interests of your business, follow these steps to remain calm and collected as the year comes to a close.  Read more…

Getting holiday pay right

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Do you have staff taking leave over Christmas? Are systems in place to make sure everyone gets what they're entitled to? Even if someone else handles your payroll, you are responsible for making sure holiday pay and leave payments are handled correctly.  Read more…

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Got your staff Christmas gifts sorted? There's still time! Think outside the box and be good to your people, and the planet, with these sustainable Christmas gift ideas.
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