Category Archives: General

Cloud Accounting – What is it and is it right for your business?

Demystifying Cloud Accounting. Cloud computing is the use of computer hardware and software applications delivered as a service over the Internet. It allows you to store files and use applications using different devices and from different locations in a simple … Continue reading

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Social media savvy and fiscally adept? That’ll be us!

If you like what you read here in our blog; why not check out our Advisory Accountants website, Facebook page and Twitter account! As if that isn’t a big enough social media presence for you – wait…There’s more! Our Tax … Continue reading

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Overseas ‘Student Loan’ debtors face tougher measures and higher repayments

Tougher rules for overseas-based borrowers  The Student Loan Scheme Amendment Bill (No. 3), introduced in August 2013, passed its final stages in Parliament today. The new legislation includes tougher measures to deal with student loan borrowers who persistently refuse to … Continue reading

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End of 2013 Financial Year! A prompt from Accountants First

What growth does 2014 hold for your business? A reminder from Advisory Accountants: Income tax for the year ended March 31 2013 is due shortly and must be it lodged with the Inland Revenue Department before 31 March 2014. If your … Continue reading

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5 New Year budgeting tips from Accountants First

2014 is here! At Advisory Accountants we know budgeting can seem like a chore to you but it is essential. Here are some Advisory Accountants tips that may help in preparing your next budget. Advisory Accountants tip 1: Use Xero … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas from Accountants First!

With only 8 working days at the Advisory Accountants offices before the holiday break, I was inspired to look for a summation of our year… Too easy I thought to talk about GST returns, PAYE or Income tax. Too boring to … Continue reading

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Romalpa Clause Important for Tradies

How to be aware of your rights under a “Romalpa”, (“reservation of title”) clause. What is a “Romalpa” clause? The use of “reservation of title” clauses “ or, as they are commonly referred to, “Romalpa clauses” “ has been widespread … Continue reading

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Building Better Social Media Coverage

Social media are internet services that let you interact with others and share and create content through online communities. For example here are links to some of the Accountants First social media websites:      Social media present great marketing opportunities … Continue reading

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Provisonal Tax – A tip from Accountants First Iran Kamal

Is provisional tax is a separate tax? It is not. But it is a way of paying income tax as income is recieved during the year. The criteria for paying provisional tax is if your income tax to pay for the … Continue reading

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Accountants First quote of the day

“As a citizen, you have an obligation to the country’s tax system, but you also have an obligation to yourself to know your right’s under the law and possible tax deductions. And to claim every one of them.” – Donald … Continue reading

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