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Insight, news and updates from Alliott NZ Chartered Accountants, Auckland New Zealand. The views expressed here are the views of the author and should be discussed in further detail should an article be relevant to your individual circumstances.

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3 NZ Industry specialists headline trade construction event in April

Written by Anthony McIlroy on March 24th, 2016.      0 comments

0815 Tradie event audience-644We're very excited to be working with such a top-level line-up of NZ construction industry experts and commentators for our next event Make More Money, Do Less Paperwork on 14 April.

Click here to register for free.
 

NZ Tradies - Make more money, do less paperwork!

Written by Anthony McIlroy on March 10th, 2016.      0 comments

we understand tradies-980 Alliott NZ in conjunction with Tradeworx and Lawyer Karen Overend present a seminar for BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR on 14 April in Auckland.

Click here to register for free.

#helpingyoutradebetter
 

Sourceable says NZ construction consents sink 8.2% in January

Written by Anthony McIlroy on March 7th, 2016.      0 comments

build-472New Zealand building consents fell last month as a drop-off in Canterbury construction intentions offset growth in other regions, although Auckland continued to lag behind the estimated level needed to match growth in housing demand. (Sourceable)
 

IRD continues focus on construction industry compliance

Written by Greg Millar on December 4th, 2015.      0 comments

NZD calculator-857With IRD's continued focus on compliance in the New Zealand construction industry, some operators may receive correspondence from IRD regarding their obligations to declare all cash jobs in their GST and income tax returns.

#helpingyoutradebetter

 

Builders - using Xero, but really need a Construction Management System?

Written by Anthony McIlroy on November 9th, 2015.      0 comments

we understand tradies-980 If you own a building or construction business, do you use a CMS that not only reports on your business performance, but also ties in with your accounting software? Do you even know what a CMS is?

Alliotts' trades sector expert Anthony McIlroy works with trade business owners to unlock the value of a CMS to address key questions like how to grow your business, increase cash flow, etc.

 
 

“Just be honest mate and pay your tax,” say tradies

Written by Greg Millar on September 30th, 2015.      0 comments

we understand tradies-980Survey of Auckland tradespeople shows an Inland Revenue campaign highlighting cash jobs has hit home, with four in five believing they’ll get caught if they cheat on their taxes.

The survey of nearly 420 tradies shows that the message that doing under-the-table jobs is a tax crime is getting through.

#helpingyoutradebetter

 

Timely reminder for NZ construction and trade businesses

Written by Anthony McIlroy on September 29th, 2015.      0 comments

deadline-225Exceeding your business potential?

Did you know that Alliotts not only works with construction and trade businesses to minimise tax, file GST and income taxes. We also work with businesses like yours to establish what is needed to really get humming.

#helpingyoutradebetter

 
 

What do tradies have to say about Make more Money, Do less Paperwork?

Written by Anthony McIlroy on July 29th, 2015.      0 comments

Electrician installing outdoor connections on multifamily house-859-229-641-564Whether you're turning over $150K or $30M, our free seminar in Parnell on 11 August will help you improve your business' bottom line, better manage your risk, bring greater clarity to your business performance and help you plan for the future.

Basically, it's designed to help you make more money and do less paperwork. Read what some of our trade sector clients have said.

#helpingyoutradebetter

 

Take a look at our speakers for Tradies Make More Money, Do Less Paperwork

Written by Anthony McIlroy on July 24th, 2015.      0 comments

we understand tradies-895-816We're very excited to be working with such a top level line-up of NZ construction industry experts and commentators for our next event, Tradies Make More Money, Do Less Paperwork on 11 August.

Take a few moments to read about each speaker who, between the four of us, will cover massive amount of information in just 90 minutes. Whether you're turning over $150K or $30M, our free seminar will help you improve your business' bottom line, better manage your risk, bring greater clarity to your business performance and help you plan for the future. Basically designed to help you make more money and do less paperwork.

#helpingyoutradebetter
 

Tradies - Make more money, do less paperwork - free seminar

Written by Anthony McIlroy on July 22nd, 2015.      0 comments

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Free event for business owners in the NZ construction sector,  hosted by Alliott NZ Chartered Accountants and other industry experts.

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM | Parnell, Auckland

Searching for a better way to build a thriving business doing what you do best?

Let us help you get on the right track – FOR FREE.

 

Subbies and Head Contractors take note

Written by Anthony McIlroy on June 22nd, 2015.      0 comments

nz money 100s 50s generic n2-451Proposed changes to the Construction Contracts Act 2002 means better outcomes for trade industry subbies and head contractors trying to get paid on the completion of jobs. The proposed amendment to the Act means that retention monies previously withheld against potentially defective work will be more formally managed and accounted for correctly. The move sees subcontractors elevated from bottom-of-the-barrel status of being an unsecured creditor to a status that sits right up the top along with the likes of the IRD, which we think is great news!