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Questions business owner should be asking to know how much to pay themselves.

How much should I pay myself?

As a business owner, how much should you pay yourself? It depends on how much your business can afford, market pay rates, and whether reinvestment could pay dividends.
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If you are thinking of buying a business, here are the reasons why a business advisor should help you with the acquisition.

What to look out for when buying a business

Planning on purchasing a business? We’ve got five key questions for you to consider before you dive in at the deep end and complete the acquisition.
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A National-led government will lead to tax, interest, and bright-line changes to Kiwi Business owners. Here's what you need to know.

What will a National-led government mean for your taxes?

Are you wondering about what are National’s proposed tax changes? Here's what you need to know about shifted income tax brackets, restored interest deductibility, a two-year bright line test and FamilyBoost.
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Business owners, stress, wellbeing

Take care of yourself, not just your business

53% of business owners suffer from stress and anxiety. But it doesn’t have to be that way. We can help you talk through your worries and focus on your personal well-being.
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2023 Budget included new trust tax rate 39%

New top tax rate for trusts – what does it mean for you?

The tax rate for trusts will increase to 39% from 1 April 2024 – will this apply to your trust and what actions should you take if it does?
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cashflow, profit, financial, company

Which is more important? Cashflow or profit?

Which is more important? Cashflow or profit? We’ll explain why getting in control of your cash is vital for the stability and continued success of your business.
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Budget impacts on business including tax rates and childcare

The ‘No frills’ 2023 budget – What does it mean for you?

What’s in this Budget for the Kiwi business owner? From trust taxes to apprenticeships, to avoiding a recession, we look at the items most likely to impact you.
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Cloud accounting, software, cashflow, time

3 cloud accounting tips to save your business time and money

Accounting tasks don’t have to eat into your business time. With the right cloud accounting software, you can save time and money – while also getting tighter control over your finances.
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Important risks your should consider for your business if taking a personal guarantee on a business loan.

What are the risks of taking out a personal guarantee on a loan?

Do you know the risks of offering a personal guarantee on a business loan? We’ve outlined all the key risks to think about when entering into a loan agreement.
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Business Advisors tips to navigating downturns as a tradie running a construction business.

How builders and tradies can survive and thrive in a downturn

For builders and tradies, there could be a slowdown ahead in the construction sector. Now’s your chance to think about strategies to help your business survive – and thrive – if times get tough.
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