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IRD | final Business Transformation Release

Media Release 24 September 2021 Changes for employers Compulsory employer deductions for child support It will be compulsory for employers to deduct child support payments from newly liable...

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Round 3 applications are now open

Media Release  20 September 2021 Applications are open for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #3, and will close at 11.59pm on Thursday 30 September 2021. It is...

Financial Business Support

Financial Business Support Here is a snapshot of the financial support available to businesses.  Please check the full criteria by clicking the links provided, read...

Regional backing for domestic tourism

Hon Stuart Nash, Minister of Tourism has announced funding details for a new round of investment to promote and coordinate regional tourism. $26.6 million...

Travel corridor announced to bring in RSE workers in time for picking season

Those who attended Hon. Grant Robertson's 2021 Budget Discussion with the HB Chamber will be well aware of how hard our region has been...

Kilometre rates for the 2020-2021 income year

IRD have published an update to kilometre rates to calculate the allowable expense for using your vehicle for business purposes for the 2020-2021 income year. Tier...

South Island areas prioritised in tourism fund

Five South Island areas are prioritised in the latest round of decisions from a tourism fund that is supporting infrastructure projects from Cape Reinga...

Longer Essential Skills Work Visas – NZ Immigration

Some good news for businesses experiencing a labour shortage was released by NZ Immigration this week, whereby Essential Skills Work Visa holders are now...

COVID-19: Workplace vaccinations Some businesses or organisations may be able to offer workplace COVID-19 vaccinations. The focus will be on large businesses, but there are...