Man in traditional malay shirt is offered a partnership with a slime in a fancy top hat holding a bag of money

Build Better Partnerships, Avoid Toxicity

(partnerships – 5 minute read) Let’s talk partnerships. No, not ‘partnerships’ as in the business structure. I’m talking about bringing on a business partner. Another person to share the joys, pains and gains (and possibly losses) of building your business together. I’m sure you’ve heard the story: one individual seeks out another like-minded individual to

Kiwi bird sitting down looking worried thinking about topics such as, Tax Audits, Interest Deductibility, Higher Interest and so forth.

NZ Small Business Tax Tips 2024

(NZ small business tax tips 2024 – 5 minute read) Kia ora again Aotearoa! The financial year is coming up soon! As we come into the new financial year of FY2025 (which starts on 1 April 2024), let’s take a look at some tax related issues that will affect NZ small businesses in the new

A man in a yellow traditional malay shirt teaching a kiwi bird accounting tips for the year 2024

NZ Small Business Accountant Tips 2024

(NZ small business accountant tips 2024) Kia ora koutou! We’re fast approaching the end of the financial year ending 31 March 2024. As we near the close of the current financial year, we’re entering a new financial year with its set of challenges. Over here at The Comic Accountant, we’ve been closely monitoring business happenings

In the first panel, a man holds up two bags of money. He says: I made so much money in my first year of business!!. In the second panel, Steve the tax reaper appears behind him, wearing his long black cloak and holding a scythe. Steve says: Is that so... Then its time to pay taxesss..

Paying Tax in your First Year of Business

(First year business tax – 5 minute read) Did you just start your first business? Congratulations! Starting a new company or self-employed venture is always daunting. You’ll be so busy working out on your products, honing your unique selling point and setting up your systems. Tax is the last thing on your mind. ‘I’ll deal