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Mondayising and Payroll for 2016

January 18, 2016

For 2016, Waitangi Day and Christmas Day are the only two public holidays that fall on a weekend and will be ‘observed’ on a Monday. This is  known as Mondayising. The chart below is an easy reference for an employer to see Mondayisation in action and work out what this…

Advantages of outsourcing your payroll

November 29, 2012

Business owners and managers are starting to realise that it makes commercial sense to contract our some of their business processes. Payroll is an area of most businesses that is ideally suited to this because it is an area that most businesses struggle with and can usually be more efficiently…

Holidays and other leave Entitlements

August 15, 2012

It is the employers responsibility to keep track of all staffs holidays and other leave entitlements. This proves a challenge form some employers many of whom use manual diary systems or struggle with complicated payroll software.

Tax Toolbox – Great App!

June 15, 2012

Just wanted to share a great App I downloaded today for my iPhone – the Taxtoolbox. It calculatates New Zealand GST, income tax etc but what I really like is the PAYE calculator.

Must employers provide payslips?

June 11, 2012

According to the Department of Labour it is not a legal requirement for employers to provide payslips to their staff unless it is stipulated in their contacts. All employees do however have the right to view and copy the payroll data that their employer hold regarding them.

Are your employees legally entitled to work in NZ?

June 2, 2012

New Zealand has become a melting pot of different nationalities, this diversity is fantastic and hiring an employee with international experience  can be a great asset to a company. It is however important to ensure that any foreign nationals you hire are legally permitted to work in New Zealand as…