Data in the cloud – undoubted benefits but what about the risks?

Cloud computing has revolutionised the way in which IT products and services are being provided to customers, moving users away from the traditional software licensing models and premises-based data centres to ‘pay-as-you-go’ or utility-based pricing. The implementation of cloud computing technologies has seen real benefits being achieved by customers including: Reduced capital spend cost – … Continue reading “Data in the cloud – undoubted benefits but what about the risks?”

New way to pay provisional tax proposed

The Taxation (Business Tax, Exchange of Information, and Remedial Matters) Bill introduced to Parliament on 8 August includes a range of measures designed to simplify business taxes, including a new way for businesses to pay their provisional tax. The Bill also includes new disclosure requirements for foreign trusts following the recommendations of the Shewan Inquiry … Continue reading “New way to pay provisional tax proposed”

Analysis system helping farmers

Strong beef prices are driving returns for farm business that have improved for the second year running. That’s according to accounting and business advisory firm Crowe Horwath, which has released the results of its annual farm benchmarking analysis ” and, despite challenges, it anticipates another strong performance for Hawke’s Bay agribusiness in 2016. The Crowe … Continue reading “Analysis system helping farmers”

Crowe Horwath offers online financial problem-solving with ‘ASK Crowe Horwath’

Accounting and business advisory firm Crowe Horwath today announced the launch of the online platform, ASK Crowe Horwath. ASK Crowe Horwath, an obligation-free, online financial problem-solving service for business and individuals, allows questions to be posed by the general public and answered by Crowe Horwath advisers – ‘get a real answer from a real adviser’ … Continue reading “Crowe Horwath offers online financial problem-solving with ‘ASK Crowe Horwath’”

Crowe Horwath partners with Catalyst Fuel Refunds

Crowe Horwath has partnered with award-winning technology company, Catalyst Fuel Refunds. The Hawke’s Bay based company offers clients a simple-to-use, fast and effective system for processing their fuel refunds. Businesses that operate petrol vehicles and machinery off-road are eligible for a refund on the petrol used of $0.66 per litre. Often, due to the time … Continue reading “Crowe Horwath partners with Catalyst Fuel Refunds”