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EPPL Terms and Conditions of Engagement

Please find a link below to our most recent Client Terms and Conditions of Engagement....

March 30, 2022

2022 ANNUAL FINANCIALS

Happy NEW Financial Year! We are about to get under way with starting the 2022 annual financials and tax returns.  We will be emailing out our engagement letter and the months we intend to complete your annual work very soon.  In the meantime, please find a link below to download our annual questionnaire/checklist that we would appreciate you completing when sending us your records. If you have any questions, please contact us on 09 636 3332!...

March 30, 2022

Rental Property Changes - March 22

If you have a residential rental property or are considering buying one, please see the attachment above with important communication from the IRD in regards to interest deductibility.   If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 09-636-3332....

March 9, 2022

Trust Update FEB 2022

Just as change is constant in most parts of our lives so it is with tax law. On top of many of the publicised changes to tax rates, bright-line property tests and interest deductibility the government has also moved legislation through to enable Inland Revenue to collect significantly more information on New Zealand trusts. Attached below is the publicity promulgated by IRD which gives an overview of the additional information they will be collecting from the 2022 tax year onwards. For many of y...

March 2, 2022

Omicron Government Support

The IRD have recently sent out an informative newsletter on helping your business during the COVID-19 Omicron outbreak.  You can download the article below.Please let us know if there is anything you would like to discuss:-  09-636-3332....

February 28, 2022

MAY 2021 BUSINESS NEWS UPDATE

The team at business.govt.nz have recently sent out their May newsletter.  You’ll find the following interesting articles:-Big businesses commit to help small businesses get digital:- Big business and organisations have banded together to help small businesses across the country boost their digital skills, with free, subsidised or discounted training, support, products, services and research.Free in-person digital workshops – Find free, in-person workshops in your region, with...

May 26, 2021

NEW TRUST LAW

The new trust law takes effect from the 31st January 2021. We just wanted to remind you that with this new law the supplying of financial accounts, including a Profit & Loss and full Balance Sheet, will be an expectation for all trusts from 2021 onwards.If you have any queries regarding this, please let us know 09 636 3332...

April 12, 2021

NEW CHANGES ON INTEREST DEDUCTIONS

The Government has recently announced and intends to introduce to the tax treatment of interest on loans for residential property.Please have a look at the IRD fact sheet on these proposed changes below.If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us on 09 636 3332....

March 24, 2021

DECEMBER 2020 BUSINESS NEWS UPDATE

The team at business.govt.nz have recently sent out their December newsletter.  You’ll find the following relevant articles:-Family time vs business time over summer:- The summer holidays offer a good opportunity to get together and discuss plans for the future of your family business.  Here are some rules to follow to make sure it’s only the barbeque that gets heated.COVID-19: What you need to know over summer – From low-interest loans to contact tracing, a summery of ...

December 16, 2020

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY BREAK

As we approach the Christmas break, we would like to give you advance notice that our office will be closed for holidays from the 18th December and will re-open on Monday the 11th January 2021.Please set a reminder for the next GST and provisional tax date of 15th January 2021We hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! From everyone at the EPPL TEAM!...

November 30, 2020

NOVEMBER 2020 BUSINESS NEWS UPDATE

The following important articles are in this month’s issue of the business insider newsletter:- Small business loan scheme extended to Dec 2023:- Changes to the government’s small business cashflow (loan) scheme makes it easier for small businesses to access finance.  Apply through IRD. Holidays and leave: Tips for employers – From annual leave to public holidays like Christmas, your workers must get at least the legal minimum. Check out the summary of rules for all typ...

November 17, 2020

OCTOBER 2020 BUSINESS NEWS UPDATE

The following key articles are in this month’s issue of the business insider newsletter:-Advice for sole traders struggling with debt:- Debt can be a normal part of being in business.  But it’s important to know how much debt is too much for you.  Find out more about how to get back on track, plus details of government financial support for self-employed people. Selling online: How to protect your website – With more customers messaging, buying or booking online, i...

October 21, 2020

SEPTEMBER 2020 BUSINESS NEWS UPDATE

The following key articles are in this month’s issue of the business insider newsletter:-COVID-19: Auckland remains at Alert Level 2 and the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1.  Restrictions are in place for businesses to keep workers and customers safe.  Click here to learn more.Talking with staff about uncertain times: Change and uncertainty can take their toll on a business and its people.  You and your workers may feel anxious or stressed about the f...

September 23, 2020

AUGUST 2020 BUSINESS NEWS UPDATE

The following important articles are in this month’s issue of the business insider newsletter:-COVID-19: Resurgence Wage Subsidy.  You can apply for the Wage Subsidy Extension, or the new Resurgence Wage Subsidy, if your business or you, as a contractor or sole trader, has experience a further loss of revenue due to the COVID-19.ACC: Has COVID-19 hit your payroll?  If you are an employer and your payroll has changed, or might change, this will affect your ACC provisional levies....

August 27, 2020

IRD – LATEST SCAM ALERTS

We are noticing an increase in the number and variety of scam emails hitting our client network lately.  Some of them look VERY genuine and are difficult to distinguish from a real and sincere sender.We want to highlight that if you are receiving any emails asking for bank account or password details – definitely DO NOT OPEN.  If you are unsure if the email you’ve received is genuine, please do not hesitate to send it to us to check over – info@eppl.co.nzOne particular scam ...

August 19, 2020

2020 ANNUAL FINANCIALS

Happy new financial year!We are about to get under way with starting the 2020 annual financials and tax returns.  We will be emailing out our engagement letter and the months we intend to complete your annual work very soon.  In the meantime, please find a link below to our annual questionnaire/checklist that we are supposed to received signed from you each year.If you have any questions, please contact us on 09 636 3332!...

April 5, 2020

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE – 1ST APRIL 2020

Increase in Minimum Wage is effective TODAY!!!Minimum wage rates increase from $17.70 to $18.90 per hour.Please review your wage system, to make sure you’re compliant.If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us on 09 636 3332!...

April 1, 2020

EDEN PERICH PREWETT – BUSINESS AS “UN-USUAL” UPDATE

The team at Eden Perich Prewett are continuing to work albeit “Business-As-UN-Usual”.This means that we are still actively working behind the scenes, but in an unusual way, given the current lockdown and uncertainty beyond that.This is how the Eden Perich Prewett team is currently working:-All staff are operating from their home offices during work hours.We all have access to our files, emails and office phone lines – we encourage you to call us or email us.IRD still expects...

March 30, 2020

COVID-19: WAGE SUBSIDY UPDATE

The team at SmartPayroll have put together some REALLY good guidance notes on how to deal with the COVID-19 wage subsidy (and other payroll questions) in light of this lockdown. You don’t need to use SmartPayroll to benefit from these.Please check out the attachments below:-SmartPayroll – Wage Subsidy Scheme – 25th March 2020SmartPayroll – FAQS – COVID19 – 25th March 2020If you have any questions, please contact us on 09 636 3332!...

March 26, 2020

EPPL IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS: SERVING YOU THROUGH COVID-19

Our business is no different to yours – we are first and foremost a people organisation. The health and well-being of our people and our clients comes first.Following the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday, we are complying with the Government’s directives to protect against the spread of Covid-19 while at the same time maintaining our service delivery to you.From today, our Eden Perich Prewett team will be working remotely.  With a flexible work culture ...

March 24, 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Saturday, we’d like to advise that effective today we have implemented protocols to safeguard our people, our clients and our communities.As of today, we will be minimizing meeting clients face-to-face. Instead we will be progressing toward contact by phone, Skype or other app as preferred. Access to our offices will be become restricted to staff only and our working remotely procedures will be progressively implemented.  In all other ...

March 22, 2020

COVID-19: INFORMATION FOR BUSINESSES

he Economic Response Package has been announced.  Here’s what you need to know, as well as other government advice for businesses regarding COVID-19:-Please read the full newsletter here.Also, to apply for wage subsidies via MSD you need to have consulted with your accountants and bankers first. If there is anything in this article that you would like to discuss further, we are here to help, please call us on 09-636-3332!...

March 18, 2020

IRD CHANGES COMING UP IN APRIL 2020

The IRD are upgrading more of their systems and here are some of the changes that you can expect from April onwards:-IMPORTANT – Services UnavailableThe IRD’s key services will be unavailable between 3pm Thursday 9th April and 8am Thursday 16th April.  During this time, you will not be able to access myIR or e-File and the IRD’s phone lines and offices will be closed. Employer AccountEmployer accounts will be combined into a single employer activities (Payroll) account ...

March 11, 2020

IRD BUSINESS TAX UPDATE – MARCH 2020

The IRD have recently sent out their March Tax update.  Listed below is what you’ll find in this month’s newsletter.TAX RELIEF and income assistance is available to people affected by the downturn in business due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The IRD have a range of ways to help depending on your circumstances. EASTER – for a few days in April over the Easter break, the IRD will be making system changes to make tax more straightforward. At this time, myIR will be unavailable and t...

March 9, 2020

HOW TO PAY TAX TO THE IRD

From the 1st March 2020, cheques are no longer being accepted by the IRD.  Here’s a reminder on ways of paying tax:-The safest and quickest way to pay the IRD is online – either in myIR or through your bank.Cash or Eftpos payments are accepted at a Westpac branch. However, from 1st July 2020 you will also need to have a barcode to ensure the payment can be correctly allocated.  Barcodes are usually printed on IRD returns, statements or letters. They can also be generated ...

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