RSM New Zealand
Are you a New Zealand Incorporated Society?
14 March 2015

Are you a New Zealand Incorporated Society?

New Zealand company legislation has, and is continuing to undergo some quite dramatic changes of late.  The latest changes come in the form of the Companies Amendment Act (No 4) 2014 which introduces a number of new requirements for New Zealand...
Demystifying donee status
6 March 2015

Demystifying donee status

Donee status.  Most people will have heard of this concept in relation to charities.  But scratch the surface a bit deeper and one commonly finds a lack of any further knowledge, and some common misunderstandings.  Hence we thought it would be...
1 March 2015

Trial balance - Issue 50, March 2015

Trial Balance is the flagship publication of NZ CA member firms and covers a wide-range of articles on all aspects of business and accounting. The Trial Balance is published quarterly in March, June, September and December Issue 50 - March 2015 In...
Impact of New Zealand's financial reporting changes
25 February 2015

Impact of New Zealand's financial reporting changes

There has been huge change in financial reporting legislation in New Zealand in recent years. A direct result is different financial reporting and assurance requirements for different types of entities going forward.
19 February 2015

IRD risk review focus for multinational corporations

Amongst other things, protecting our clients’ business means, to us, ensuring that they are aware of the compliance and risk review focus of the Inland Revenue Department, and all necessary steps are taken to minimize the clients’ risks and exposure...
Your organisation is at risk from fraud!
14 February 2015

Your organisation is at risk from fraud!

Hopefully that headline gets your attention. Sadly in our experience as auditors this statement is true. We are yet to find the perfectly protected organisation when it comes to fraud risk. However there are some basic things any organisation can do...
1 February 2015

Are you the director of a New Zealand incorporated company?

New Zealand company legislation has, and is continuing to undergo some quite dramatic changes of late.  The latest changes come in the form of the Companies Amendment Act (No 4) 2014 which introduces a number of new requirements for New Zealand...
I've seen the future | And I like it!
25 January 2015

I've seen the future | And I like it!

Over the next few years annual financial reporting is changing for charities and not-for-profit entities in New Zealand. This means different requirements, and given that change is generally painful at first; will it be worth it? And what result can...
Risk in charities and Not-For-Profits
14 January 2015

Risk in charities and Not-For-Profits

Risk in any organisation is a big issue, albeit one that gets vastly differing levels of attention in New Zealand charities and Not-For-Profit entities (NFPs). From a fundraising perspective risk is often just viewed as the potential for loss of...
1 December 2014

The Evolution of Tax: a fifty year perspective

A thought-leadership paper analysing the future evolution of the tax landscape, benchmarked against tax trends of the last 50 years. It includes the opinions of over 50 RSM tax leaders from around the world.
13 October 2014

Changes to IRD payment service at Westpac

From 1 October 2014 customers will no longer be able to make cheque payments or drop off returns or forms at a Westpac branch for Inland Revenue Department (IRD) payments.
What you need to know about share based payments
7 October 2014

What you need to know about share based payments

A key challenge for owners big and small is how best to keep the attention and motivation of management aligned with those of the board and ultimately the owners of a company.

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