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Office Closures

Team Planning Day Our office will be closed on Friday 12 … …More


Key Tax Dates

If a due date falls on a weekend or public … …More


Payday Filing Drop-in Sessions

Payday filing becomes mandatory on 1 April 2019.  If you … …More


Xero

Are you interested in moving to a cloud based product … …More


Tax Updates

Below is a snapshot of some recent tax updates that … …More


End of Year Tax Planning – For 31 March Balance Date Clients

The 2019 year end is just around the corner!   … …More


Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism

The Anti Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML … …More


Changes to Motor Vehicle Reimbursement Rules

The government has recently announced changes around the use of … …More


IRD Payday Filing for PAYE Returns

Chances are if you are an Employer you will soon … …More


Orchard and Rural Property Transactions and Tax Considerations

There have been changes around the tax opportunities available when … …More


Where a Payment Falls Due on a Weekend or Public Holiday

If a due date falls on a weekend or a … …More


Te Puke Business Awards

  Bennetts Proactive is again proud to be the Principal … …More


Xero Beginners Training Seminars

Three sessions were run recently with great success.  If you … …More


Advance Notice

Lance and Angela have planned a long overdue holiday to … …More


Administration Team Changes

With the appointment of Megan, Alana Ashcroft remains a key … …More


Staff Focus—Introducing Megan Amrein

Megan has joined the team at Bennetts Proactive as a … …More


Michelle Oldfield

Newly appointed Associate Anyone who thinks that success is all … …More


Information gathering compliance

We have already addressed recent changes requiring more questions to … …More


Key Tax Dates

The first instalment of Provisional Tax for the 2019 year … …More


Deductibility of Farmhouse Expenses

The Inland Revenue Department has recently issued an Interpretation Statement … …More


Proposed Tax Changes

GST on imported low-value goods (Amazon Tax) – From 1 … …More


Recent Tax Updates

We continue to see tax changes, some may not be … …More


Audit Shield Anniversary

  It’s that time of year again when we invite … …More


Office Closures

Our office will be closed for the Easter Break from … …More


End of Year Tax Planning – For 31 March Balance Date Clients

The 2018 year end is approaching fast!  For us, we … …More


Key Tax Dates

If a due date falls on a weekend or public … …More


Tax Updates – Proposed Changes

There are also a few changes in the pipeline that … …More


Tax Updates – 2019 Tax Year Changes

We have seen a number of tax changes over the … …More


Tax Updates – 2018 Tax Year Changes

We have seen a number of tax changes over the … …More


Xero and SmartPayroll

Are you interested in moving to a cloud based product … …More


Office Closure

Our office will close for the Christmas break to allow … …More


Thinking about renting out your home to the public over Christmas?

Tax laws require that any income generated is subject to … …More


Entertainment, Gifts & Bonuses

Since Christmas is a time for showing your appreciation to … …More


Christmas Holidays 2017/18

This year the Christmas break public holidays are observed on … …More


Employment of additional staff over the Christmas break

With a busy Christmas break approaching, your business may be … …More


A Labour Lead Government

With the recent change in Government, Labour campaigned it would … …More


Certificate of Exemption – is it valid?

Certificate of Exemption (COE) for contractors are issued by the IRD … …More


Email Changes

Vodafone has recently announced that they will axe their email … …More


Internet scams, Cyber Security and Email

Internet scams and cyber attacks are not new news to … …More


Information Sharing – recent changes

  STAGE ONE  – Recent changes in laws has allowed … …More


Property Transactions and IRD

This is still a hot topic for the IRD as … …More


The Kiwifruit Industry is an IRD Target

       IRD identifies the horticulture as being high … …More


Local businesses shine at Te Puke Business Excellence Awards

It was a night of celebration for our local businesses … …More


New office at 8 Queen Street from 10th July 2017.

Please note we will be closed on Thursday 6th and Friday … …More


Providing IRD with Direct Debit authorities

A recent IRD initiative to introduce Direct Debit payments as … …More


Records In Meeting

Soon you’ll receive our “are you ready” card reminding you … …More


Client Training Seminars

Once we have our new client training room available, we … …More


Budget 2017 Announcements

Some tax changes have been announced, which include tax cuts … …More


2018 Tax Updates

More changes proposed or already introduced as part of the … …More


Recent media publications —Inland Revenue Email Scams Circulating

Email scams purporting to be from IRD are currently doing … …More


Recent media publications – Direct Credit of Tax Refunds from Inland Revenue

Take care when providing the IRD with your bank account … …More


Xero Certification and Xero Payroll Certification

Our team have been upskilling in this area and are … …More


Audit Shield Anniversary

            Time to renew your … …More


From an interview with Geoff Oliver (pictured on far right, … …More

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KiwiSaver payment deadline

If you make annual payments, these should be made by … …More


Book your 2017 provisional tax review

Before the 3rd instalment of Provisional tax is due for … …More


Increase in the minimum wage

From 1 April 2017, the minimum adult wage will increase … …More


Kiwi Produce wins Bennetts Proactive Supreme Award

Lance presents Kiwi Produce's Nicky and Geoff Oliver with the … …More


What’s in store for Rob and Gabi

Sitting, relaxed and comfortable in his office, looking over thriving … …More


Meet Alana

Alana is your first stop at Bennetts Proactive, greeting you … …More


Arrested over a student loan. Is the government playing fair?

There was a much publicised case earlier this year in … …More


Cover yourself with audit insurance

It’s now 12 months since we launched Audit Shield Insurance. … …More


What to say to the IRD

Following the budget, the IRD are surveying taxpayers to try … …More


News good and bad in this year’s budget

As usual there were the normal platitudes about a business … …More


Meet the lady Next Door

From an interview with Rosemarie Turley, Part Owner of Next … …More


Changes to tax laws for property sales

In all property transactions, both the buyer and seller must … …More


When will your work begin?

You'll soon receive a letter advising you of the scheduled … …More


New Client Folders ready soon

Your 2016/17 Client Folder will be ready for collection from … …More


No NZ bank account? No IRD number.

Offshore entities and individuals must now have a NZ bank account … …More


Increase in minimum wage

From 1 April 2016, the minimum adult wage will increase to … …More


KiwiSaver payments

If you make annual payments, these should be made by … …More


Important changes in employment record keeping

A new act of parliament introduces tougher sanctions, increased record … …More


Book your 2016 provisional tax review

Before the 3rd instalment of Provisional tax is due for … …More


Meet Stacey

Stacey joined the Bennetts Proactive team in January 2016 when … …More


Are you ready for March 31?

There are many things you must consider prior to 31 March. We … …More


Show off your geography smarts and win…

Where in the world are we? A recent snap of Lance … …More


Backing the Boobops

Bennetts Proactive Accountants are getting behind the Boobops – a … …More