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COVID 19

Useful information for all businesses summarises Covid 19 actions available for businesses as at 26th March 2020.  Subsequent announcements on 27th March clarified employee subsidies (see Update I).  Update II  covers how to get in touch with us during lockdown, news from the IRD and further detail on government assistance for businesses.   Update III includes our protocols for level 3 lockdown, tax notifications and payment arrangements plus latest government support measures for businesses.  Update IV outlines the latest support measures including small business loans, the essentials works leave support scheme, additional tax relief available and a summarises of the employer subsidy scheme.   Update V covers headlines from Budget 2020 and includes an update about Shand Thomson at level 2.

Newsletters

Shand Thomson regularly publish newsletters containing topical news, farming and technology articles (see our PDF newsletter archives below). Please contact us if you would like to be added to our mailing list.

Our Winter 2020 publication welcomes Tim Bathgate as an Associate to the practice.  It provides an overview of family trust legislation, paid parental leave, and best start payments.  You can read about wage subsidies for trainees, a KiwiSaver announcement, guidance regarding working from home, staff matters, and recent tax changes.  The newsletter also features articles about new charities legislation and the Clutha Foundation.

2020
News & Views : Winter | Winter Rural 
Tax Matters :  Tax Facts

2019
News & Views : Autumn  | Spring  | Spring Rural Summer | Freshwater Proposal   75 Years Publication 
Tax Matters :  Tax Facts

2018
News & Views : Winter | Winter Rural
Tax Matters :  Tax Facts

2017
News & Views : Autumn | Winter | Winter Rural
Tax Matters : Tax Facts

2016
News & Views : Autumn | Winter | Winter Rural | Summer
Tax Matters : Tax Facts 

2015
News & Views : Winter | Winter Rural | Summer
Tax Matters : Tax Facts 

2014
News & Views : Autumn | Winter | Winter Rural  | Spring
Tax Matters : Tax Facts 

2013
News & Views : Autumn | Winter | Winter Rural | Summer
Tax Matters :  Tax Facts

2012
New & Views : Summer |  Autumn | Winter | Winter Rural | Winter Budget

2011
News & Views : Summer | Winter | Winter Rural | Spring

Shand Thomson has an extensive newsletter archive for issues published prior to 2011.  If you would like a hard copy of any of our newsletters please contact Karen Morgan on 03-4180020.


FRESHWATER PROPOSAL

Like all New Zealanders we believe that healthy waterways are a priority for our communities.  However we are concerned about the one-size fits all approach of these proposals.  Read our submission to MFE here.

Benchmarking

Shand Thomson has published Clutha District Farm Statistics for a number of years.  This report analyses the financial performance of sheep, beef and deer farmers and provides key performance indicators and trends that can assist with farm management and planning decisions.  Reports typical of the analysis provided by the database are listed below.

   2015
 Less than 3501 stock units  Result
 Greater than 3500 stock units  Result

If you would like to discuss farm benchmarking further, or view the latest results, please contact Jim Johnstone on 03-4180020.

New Associate

We are pleased to welcome Tim Bathgate as an Associate.  With agri and business qualifications and over six years' experience with the firm, Tim is a great fit in our agri, forestry and business team.

Tim joins Carolyn Mills as the latest additions to the Shand Thomson advisory team.

CONTACT US

Balclutha Office
102 Clyde Street, Balclutha
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P. 03 4180020
E: accountants@shandthomson.co.nz
Dunedin Office
7th Floor Westpac Building,
Cnr Moray Place & George Street, Dunedin
Find us on the map
P. 03 4741394
E: accountants@shandthomson.co.nz

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