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Accountants, lawyers, architects and many other professionals charge for their time, so the best way to minimise any professionals fee is to reduce the time required to complete the work.  The number one rule for reducing accounting fees is to drop off clean, tidy and...

Your Statement of Profit & Loss, or Income Statement, tracks the overall performance of your business.  It begins with the Gross Profit from your Trading Account then lists all overhead expenses, giving you the Net Profit.  Some software combines the Trading Account and the Profit...

In 2011  The gift duty for dispositions of property under the Estate and Gift Duties Act 1968 was abolished, thus removing the threshold of how much could be gifted in any  year and the requirement to lodge paperwork with the IRD.   Unfortunately, at around the...