The Business Advisory Blog

The Business Advisory Blog

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.

While every effort has been made to provide valuable, useful information in this publication, this firm and any related suppliers or associated companies accept no responsibility or any form of liability from reliance upon or use of its contents. Any suggestions should be considered carefully within your own particular circumstances, as they are intended as general information only.

deductions
Interest deductibility on property investments
New law expected: Deduct 60% of property interest in the year to 31 March 2024.
12 February 2024 Read More
business
9 ways to reduce IT costs
One expense that can grow out of control in many businesses is IT. Here are 9 ways to economise on IT spending.
10 August 2023 Read More
contractors
Reviewing Costs to Increase Cash and Drive Profits
In this short article, we look at 8 Best Practices when reviewing business expenses.
03 July 2023 Read More
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Managing Costs - Best Practices in Expense Reporting
Expense Reporting is often considered a ‘back office’ process that shouldn’t consume much of anyone’s time. That may be true… but how a business regulates spending requires a lot of discipline and accountability.
11 April 2022 Read More
budget
Managing business cash flow and income
Takeaways for small businesses — there are a few things small businesses can do to help support their recovery, according to Xero’s small business trends report.
07 March 2022 Read More
assets
Business Valuation. What Is Your Business Worth?
Building a business can be a long, challenging process. One way to assess how you are doing is to VALUE your business… and then try to grow that valuation. This keeps management on track and is interesting to sellers, investors or lenders. In this article, we look at how to go about valuing your business.
24 May 2021 Read More
deductions
Real estate sector allowable deductions
Real estate operators claiming private expenses, but not keeping logbooks or other business records to support a deduction, are on the IRD's radar.
06 April 2021 Read More
business
Small business cashflow (loan) scheme changes
This month the Government announced changes to the Small Business Cashflow (loan) Scheme. Our article provides you with information on these changes.
16 November 2020 Read More
cash flow
Precise Cash Flow Management: Best Practices
Improving your cash position brings opportunities and reduces business risk. In the absence of equity and debt financing, alternative cash-flow management strategies can make a positive difference.  These ideas will not apply to ALL businesses but perhaps there are some you can implement. 
05 October 2020 Read More
cash flow
Business Resilience Through Precise Cash Flow Management
Managing cash flow is not a financial challenge. It is a business challenge and resilient businesses will base their assumptions on a good understanding of the market, the business goals and business priorities. 
17 August 2020 Read More
business advice
Is Your Business Model Standing the Test of COVID-19?
Your Business Model is not something you change lightly. Only fundamental shifts in your market, vision or business priorities will justify modifying how you make money. That said, a vibrant and resilient organisation is ultra-sensitive to change and responds quickly.
29 June 2020 Read More
agriculture
New Zealand Budget 2020
As expected, the 2020 Budget has been a high spending one with a deficit forecasted to be $29.6 billion in 2021. We break down the expenditure and key initiatives.
15 May 2020 Read More
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25 February 2024 Read More