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Introduction to business 

We have developed a series of videos to help you when you are going in to business for yourself. View each of the six videos below.

1: Business structures

Learn if you should operate your business as a sole trader, partnership or company.

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Flash video | 6:45 mins

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Watch the "Business structures" video in English ›

Mātakina tēnei ataata mā tētahi atu reo kē ›

한국어로 된 "Business structures"(사업 구조) 영상 보기 ›

观看中文视频《经营方式》 ›

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2: Income and provisional tax

Learn about income and provisional tax if you've just started working for yourself.

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Flash video | 5:46 mins

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Mātakina tēnei ataata mā tētahi atu reo kē ›

한국어로 된 "소득세와 예납세" 비디오 보기 ›

观看中文视频《收入和预缴税》 ›

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3: Expenses

Learn what expenses you can deduct in your income tax return.

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Watch the "Expenses" video in English ›

Mātakina tēnei ataata mā tētahi atu reo kē ›

한국어로 된 "사업비용" 비디오 보기 ›

观看中文视频《支出》 ›

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4: Depreciation

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Mātakina tēnei ataata mā tētahi atu reo kē ›

한국어로 된 "감가상각" 비디오 보기 ›

观看中文视频《折旧》 ›

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5: Registering for GST

Find out if you should register for GST and what you need to do when you have.

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Flash video | 5:07 mins

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Watch the "Registering for GST" video in English ›

Mātakina tēnei ataata mā tētahi atu reo kē ›

한국어로 된 "Registering for GST"(부가가치세 등록하기) 영상 보기 ›

观看中文视频《注册商品服务税》 ›

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6: Record keeping

Learn about keeping records when you're in business for yourself.

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Flash video | 3:26 mins

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Mātakina tēnei ataata mā tētahi atu reo kē ›

한국어로 된 "Record keeping"(증빙서류 보관하기) 영상 보기 ›

观看中文视频《记录保存》 ›

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Working for Families Tax Credits 

In this Sign Language video we explain Working for Families Tax Credits and how to register.

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Find tools and links mentioned in the videos

  • Our "Tool for business", an online interactive tool to help you get all your small business tax issues sorted quickly and simply
  • Register for myIR Secure Online Services to send us secure emails and file your returns online
  • business.govt.nz provides tools to start, manage and grow your business
  • The Companies Office website allows you to register your business, get an IRD number and register for GST
  • You should also consider seeking expert advice from an accountant or tax agent, business advisor or business consultant

Child support 

We have developed a series of videos to help you understand your child support.  The videos are:

Child support qualifying age changes

Watch this video to learn more about changes to the age limit for children in child support.

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What to do if you disagree with your child support

Not sure what to do if you don’t agree with your notice? Watch this video to learn about updating your details, objections and administrative reviews. We also talk about the two administrative review grounds.

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Sorting out your overdue child support payment

Are you behind with your child support payments?  Watch our video to see how we can help you get your debt sorted.

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Child support has changed - 1 April 2015

Watch this video to understand the changes made to child support on 1 April 2015. These were the first major changes since 1992, to better reflect family life today.

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