Baker Tilly Staples Rodway in the news
Scroll down for recent news articles and clips featuring specialists from our offices across New Zealand.
Bracket creep affecting 'Working for Families' outcomes
New Zealand's Working for Families policy needs a rethink as part of a broader tax system overhaul, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland Head of Taxation Services director Mike Rudd – RNZ (4m43s), 29 May 2023.
Bracket creep pushing Tax Freedom Day out
Bracket creep is to blame for New Zealanders’ Tax Freedom Day falling two days later this year, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland head of taxation services Mike Rudd – stuff.co.nz, 22 May 2023.
We’re paying more tax than last year
While government expenditure has been increasing remarkably in some areas, those extra tax dollars don’t appear to be getting much more in terms of results, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Christchurch director Spencer Smith – BusinessDesk (paywalled), 13 May 2023.
Bookkeepers 2023: the inevitable slowdown
Baker Tilly Staples Rodway NZ chair David Searle talks about response to our Auckland office's Working Offshore Policy – NBR, 04 May 2023.
Bookkeepers 2023: All the quality firms have turned away work
Baker Tilly Staples Rodway NZ chair David Searle talks about industry-wide resource constraints and how all accounting and business advisory firms, Baker Tilly Staples Rodway included, are faring: “Strong growth for three years means we create really good opportunities for our people coming through. But we’ve had good opportunities that … we would have liked to have taken.” – NBR, 02 May 2023.
A broad tax on capital gains may drive away New Zealand's wealthiest
An Inland Revenue report released yesterday found the average earner is taxed at more than double the rate of New Zealand's wealthiest. Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland taxation director Andrew Dickeson suspects the Government will now look at introducing a broad tax on capital, but says it would risk running the rich out of New Zealand – NewstalkZB, 27 April 2023
Tax expert on IRD report into amount paid by NZ's richest
Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland taxation director Andrew Dickeson speaks to RNZ about Inland Revenue’s new “high wealth individuals” report – RNZ, 27 April 2023.
Tax specialists warn over intricacies of capital gains tax
RNZ speaks to tax specialists, including Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland taxation director Andrew Dickeson, about issues raised within Inland Revenue’s new “high wealth individuals” report – RNZ, 27 April 2023.
Fair or not? Experts react to IRD wealth report
Inland Revenue’s new “high wealth individuals” report gives the Government ammunition to start a conversation around “improving fairness”, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland taxation director Andrew Dickeson – NBR (Paywalled), 27 April 2023.
How to make your meta land better
Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Taranaki marketing manager Sarah Ellem explains why businesses shouldn’t exclusively rely on organic posts on Facebook and Instagram – Idealog, 26 April 2023.
Tough times ahead
With a fraction too much friction in Aotearoa New Zealand workplaces, what should employers do when tolerance levels are frayed and tension is on the rise? Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Hawke's Bay director Andrea Stevenson and associate Kerry Tattersall offer their thoughts. – Build magazine, issue 185 (page 84), 1 April 2023.
Meet Kerry, HR Professional of the Year for 2023
Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Hawke's Bay associate Kerry Tattersall is a Jill of all trades and master of plenty. Here, the employment relations/HR consultant and licensed private investigator talks about her background and receiving the HR Professional of the Year award – HRNZ, 27 March 2023
Boost your bottom line by leading from the middle
How can you make your employees happier and more productive? It might be as simple as changing your approach to leadership, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Hawke’s Bay associate Kerry Tattersall – stuff.co.nz, 08 March 2023.
How acquisitions can help your business grow
As the economy heads into a recession, it may be an opportune time to consider whether buying another business could help achieve your short- and long-term growth strategies, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland associate director Asheel Bharos – NZ Business, 13 March 2023.
Leading through lean times – managers need more support now
When a recession is in the forecast, it's natural to look for areas to cut costs. But if you're already running on a skeleton crew after years of skills shortages, doing away with corporate away-days and learning and development training could actually be counterproductive. Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Hawke's Bay HR Director Andrea Stevenson discusses why investing in your management team makes business sense – NBR (paywalled), 4 March 2023
Lending a hand to new cancer centre
Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Christchurch director Dorian Crighton talks about why the firm has sponsored a room at the Cancer Society's new care facility, which is now under construction (interview from 1m15s) – The Breeze Christchurch, 13 February 2023
Twelve Days of Kiwiana Christmas: The cost-of-living edition
We calculate the cost of giving your true love a very Kiwi festive season if they live in Australia – NZ Herald, 25 December 2022
Foreign investment funds: Time to ask questions of IRD
Owners of foreign shares have received an early but rather unwelcome Christmas present this year with Inland Revenue taking a new stance on how foreign shares are taxed, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland Taxation Services director Mike Rudd – NBR (paywalled), 18 December 2022
Key steps small firms can take to keep their heads above water
Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Christchurch director Dorian Crighton covers some of the key things small business owners can do to get in good shape for 2023 – BusinessDesk, 14 December 2022
NZ business needs to look to Japan for opportunities
There are big two-way trading and partnership opportunities between New Zealand and Japan, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland’s Team Japan director, Annette Azuma – New Zealand Herald (paywalled), 12 December 2022
Lower tax rates may boost foreign investment
Embracing more foreign investment by removing tax barriers could pay off in the long term, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Wellington Business Advisory & Taxation Services partner Matt Bonner – RNZ, 12 December 2022
Bolster your small business for problematic times ahead
Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Christchurch director Dorian Crighton explains how businesses can prepare for upcoming challenges in 2023 – NBR (paywalled), 10 December 2022
Clients thinking outside the box
Reusing empty shipping containers brought growth opportunities for Auckland firm MatchBox Exchange, says Baker Tillys Staples Rodway Auckland Taxation Services director Andrew Dickeson – FTD Mag, pages 24-25, December 2022 - January 2023
NZ Tiny Homes has gone into liquidation
It was too early to tell how much trade creditors were owed or what the estimated deficiency would be to those who were owed money, said Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Auckland Specialist Services directors Tony Maginness and Jared Booth – New Zealand Herald (paywalled), 23 November 2022
Small businesses face increasing compliance pressures
Large corporates are required to report on their carbon footprint and this pressures often gets pushed down to their SMB suppliers, says Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Christchurch Business Advisory and Specialist Services director Dorian Crighton (interview from 1m19s to 2m20s) – RNZ, 22 November 2022