Text version of the Tool for business
The Tool for business helps you get all your small business tax issues sorted quickly and simply.
Find out about things to consider before starting a business, different business structures, your tax responsibilities and managing your tax online.
Find out about good record keeping, how to use our free cashbook template, how to include income from cash sales, which expenses are deductible, how to keep a logbook and how to calculate depreciation on your assets.
Find out about how to file your returns and pay income tax, what to do in your first year of business, provisional tax and when interest penalties apply.
GST is a tax on most goods and services in New Zealand, most imported goods, and certain imported services.
Find out what to do when you employ for the first time, who is an employee and who is a contractor, what records you need to keep, how to file online, PAYE and other deductions, and how to tax benefits you provide to your employees (FBT).
Date published: 04 Apr 2012
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