February 2, 2017
So what are the different methods for doing my GST?
Following on our GST theme, this blog will explain the difference between 'GST basis' and outline the advantages and disadvantages of each. In a nutshell, you can pay GST when you receive the cash from your customer, or when you issue an invoice to your customer. Either opti...
January 24, 2017
Do I need to register for GST?
One of the most popular questions often asked from people starting a business is, 'do I need to register for GST?' This article will answer that question. GST is a tax on consumption, on goods and services supplied in New Zealand. This is different from income tax which is...
January 18, 2017
What is the difference between GST and Income Tax?
Income tax is a tax on profit while GST is a tax on consumption. This article will explain the differences and basic compliance requirements of each. 1. Income Tax Everyone who earns taxable income in New Zealand pays income tax. For employees, the employer deducts PAYE ...
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