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Property tax changes and what it means for property owners and investors

By William Buck on 21/04/21 - Mins to read: 4 minutes

Major changes were recently announced by the Government to try and cool the overheating New Zealand housing market. These focused on: Extending the bright-line test to 10 years Allowing newly built homes to use a five-year bright-line test Requiring tax to be paid on gains made when the property is... Read More >

Karl Bennett joins William Buck New Zealand as Director, Corporate Advisory

By William Buck on 16/03/21 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

Leading mid-tier accounting and advisory firm William Buck has strengthened its Corporate Advisory team with a new director appointment. Highly experienced Chartered Accountant (CA) Karl Bennett has joined William Buck’s Auckland office as a Director of Corporate Advisory. He brings considerable experience in assisting clients with a broad range of... Read More >

Preparing for tax time: The do’s and don’ts that will maximise your tax position

By Jayesh Kumar and Sumire Tachibana on 09/03/21 - Mins to read: 4 minutes

Preparing for tax time can be daunting – especially as a small business owner when it adds to your already exhaustive To Do list. At William Buck, we’ve found that many small business owners can become so focused on day-to-day operations of running their business that they leave their End... Read More >

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy March 2021 is now available, and a second round of the Resurgence Support Payment has been announced

By William Buck on 04/03/21 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

Applications for the Wage Subsidy open Thursday 4 March 2021, and payments start from Monday 8 March 2021. The COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme will be available nationwide if any part of the country moves to Alert Level 3 or above for seven days or more. With Auckland moving to Alert... Read More >

COVID-19: Government support payments available for businesses and organisations

By William Buck on 23/02/21 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

Applications are now open for the Resurgence Support Payment. On 17 February, the Prime Minister announced the new Resurgence Support Payment would be made available to businesses and organisations with reduced revenue due to the latest changes in COVID-19 Alert Levels. The Resurgence Support Payment is part of the Government’s... Read More >

William Buck expands its tax team, delivering on firmwide growth strategy

By William Buck on 15/02/21 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

Leading mid-tier accounting and advisory firm William Buck has strengthened its Tax Services team with new appointments in New South Wales and South Australia. Highly accomplished Chartered Accountant (CA) Raffi Tenenbaum has joined William Buck’s Sydney office as a Director of Tax Services. Welcoming Raffi to the role, Greg Travers,... Read More >

William Buck supports local charities to help change lives

By William Buck on 05/02/21 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

At William Buck, we aspire to create positive change for our clients, our people, and the wider community. We use the phrase ‘Changing Lives’ which recognises that everything we do has the potential to make a change, be it big or small. Each year William Buck New Zealand undertakes a... Read More >

Global appointment reflects William Buck’s commitment to Asia Pacific region

By William Buck on 03/02/21 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

Ruby Cheung, Director at William Buck has been elected Chair of the Praxity Alliance’s Asia Pacific Region. Welcoming Ruby to the role, Graeme Gordon, Chief Executive of Praxity (the world’s sixth largest accounting alliance) said “Ruby’s distinguished 20-year career specialising in Asia Pacific business development, and international in-bound and outbound... Read More >

Celebrating our latest NZ staff promotions

By William Buck on 23/12/20 - Mins to read: < 1 minute

Congratulations to Joyce Pantino, Ryan Burgess, Cherie Zou, Dan Sanders, Jess Thorne and Ronel Naude on their recent promotions. 2020 has been a year of much disruption and change, so it’s great to be able to end the year celebrating the promotions of some well deserving team members. Jess Thorne... Read More >

NZ Government extends the small business cashflow (loan) scheme

By William Buck on 20/11/20 - Mins to read: < 1 minute

The cashflow loan scheme provides one-off loans to support the cash flow needs of small businesses impacted by COVID-19. With the wage subsidy packages no longer available, the Government has made changes to the loan scheme to support businesses over the longer term. The scheme, which was due to expire... Read More >

Accessing regional business support funding for professional advice and training services

By William Buck on 14/10/20 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

Funding has been made available through the Regional Business Partner Network to help SMEs recover from the impacts of COVID-19. SMEs may qualify for funding to help pay for expert advice and support services through the COVID-19 Business Advisory Fund or for business coaching and training services through the Management... Read More >

William Buck Tauranga moves to The Kollective

By William Buck on 01/10/20 - Mins to read: < 1 minute

On Monday, our Tauranga team moved into their new workspace at The Kollective - TK. The Kollective is located at 145 Seventeenth Avenue, Tauranga, just off Cameron Road and close to Tauranga's CBD. The Kollective is New Zealand's largest co-working space and is dedicated to the success of not-for-profit, social... Read More >

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