Business confidence ticked up in April. A net six per cent of businesses are optimistic about prospects over the coming year, according to ANZ Business Outlook. The level is hardly anything to crow about, but a lift is a lift; we’ll take it.… more >>
With online systems now processing accounts, here’s how to make use of your accountant, to plan, analyse, restructure and grow your business.… more >>
Lack of financial knowledge could be putting New Zealand’s tourist business at risk, writes PAUL DAVIES. Many operators in the tourism industry do not have enough knowledge regarding the following important financial aspects of… more >>
How can you tell whether you are doing well compared with your competitors?
Is your business growing or shrinking? Is your business as profitable as it could be? more >>
In August this year, the Government introduced the “Bright-line test” which is taxing residential land bought and sold within 2 years on and after 1st of Oct 2015. The test only applies to… more >>
Cash Flow is critical to business survival. HOW TO MAXIMISE YOUR CASH FLOW NOW!!!
Manage the financial resources of your business… more >>
How is it that fraud can be committed right in front of business owners even when they are looking daily at their
accounting system? more >>
“The latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows the New Zealand economy losing momentum. The drop in activity indicators in the June 2015 quarter points to annual growth remaining below 3%… more >>
You cannot work upon everything at once so a detailed analysis of your business is required to give you the most important areas to focus upon to get the quickest results… more >>
For many businesses, 31 March is an important date because it is the end of their financial year, and it is the last day your accountant has to file your prior year’s tax return… more >>
I am a Chartered Accountant that specialises in the Travel and Tourism Industry.
I get asked to value Travel Business’s every few weeks… more >>
Let’s have a look at the arguments for Performance Based Pay…
The New Zealand economy had a Goldilocks finish last year. It was not too hot, nor too cold, according to the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion… more >>
Can your business be improved and if so where should you look for the improvements? Where do you look to find the information to help you? PAUL DAVIES has the answers… more >>
Believe it or not accounting systems are starting to get quite sexy, writes PAUL DAVIES , as they move into the cloud and even allow users to use them from their mobile phones… more >>
HOW IS THE VALUE CALCULATED? I get asked to value a Travel or Tourism business’s every few weeks.
A valuation for a Travel / Tourism Business is usually completed using one of 4 methods… more >>
The TA Accounting team recently spent time with a Business Coach working on a plan for their accounting business. It was an interesting process and one that PAUL DAVIES has used with clients, but… more >>
Are you ready to take advantage of the opportunities that will arise? TA Accounting completes approximately 100 travel and tourism business accounts each year and the March 2014 results, generally, show a… more >>
Are you thinking of implementing the Tramada Travel Accounting System? Will the system give you the information that you need to run your business? Will your staff ever understand how… more >>
Now is the time of year to set your plans. This is the year to lift your business performance.
New Zealand small businesses are less confident about their prospects than they were a year ago, with 28% of Kiwi firms expecting the economy to slow down in 2013. However, despite this 68% are…. more >>
Welcome to our Christmas newsletter! This month is directed at CASH FLOW– if you know anyone who may benefit from this review – please pass it on… more >>
Is your corporate travel business growing in 2012? Did you know that in the first six months of this year (Jan to June 2012) that total short term departures from New Zealand grew by… more >>
Competition between Corporate Travel Agencies is putting increased pressure on margins and hence profitability. Corporate Travel Agents say that the Air New Zealand owned Tandem Travel is targeting… more >>