Hughes Judd Accounting 556564 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz en-nz Hughes Judd Accounting 30 Stock levels verses cash flow - the Covid nightmare https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/stock-levels-verses-cash-flow-covid-nightmare Covid has created a difficult problem for manufacturers and retailerss, stock levels verses cash flow. 045, 3 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/stock-levels-verses-cash-flow-covid-nightmare The 3 tools you should have in your business toolbox https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/important-business-toolbox-tools The three most important tools that a business can have in its toolbox are Business Plan, Cashflow Forecast and Management Accounts. No I hear you scream, marketing and sales are what keeps a company alive! That is true but without the first three you can’t have the last two. 019, 5 May 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/important-business-toolbox-tools Business in lockdown, time to work on it not in it https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/business-in-lockdown-time-to-work-on-it "Business in lockdown, time to work on it not in it" should be your catch cry at the moment. 017, 21 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/business-in-lockdown-time-to-work-on-it Things for a business to consider at time of global or national crisis. https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/business-considerations-in-global-crisis At a time of global or national crisis it is understandable and normal for the worries and problems to overwhelm and to block the ability to step back and take stock. Here are some things you need to consider and start taking control. 012, 16 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/business-considerations-in-global-crisis Accountants Questions: why do they ask so many questions? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/why-do-accountants-ask-so-many-questions Accountants Questions: why do they ask so many questions? Your Accountant has the obligation and duty of care to ensure that they are doing the best for their client in compliance and advice, to do this they must confirm that the information to hand is correct, complete and not assume anything. Whilst you may think what you have sent them or told them is self-evident and obvious, your Accountant doesn’t have the luxury of making an assumption and they will therefore ask for confirmation or clarification if it is in their view necessary. 010, 6 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/why-do-accountants-ask-so-many-questions 5 tips to help your business survive the seasonal stress https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/five-tips-to-survive-seasonal-stress 5 tips to help your business survive the seasonal stress as Christmas, and the associated seasonal problems, are real but with a little planning they can be overcome or at least minimised. 047, 18 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/five-tips-to-survive-seasonal-stress Why do I need management reports? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/831797 You have to spend time, effort and money to prepare accounts – you don’t have a choice as it’s a statuary requirement, so why not use the information contained in your accounts to make sound business decisions. It’s like owning a car, yes you can put petrol in and drive for quite a while but unless you service the car eventually you are going to have problems. Management accounts are like a service for your business. 004, 20 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/blog/831797 Why get somebody to do my Bookkeeping? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/08/19/get-somebody-bookkeeping/ Do you want to grow your business? Do you want time to look after clients? Having your bookkeeping done for you can free up time to build your business. 034, 19 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/08/19/get-somebody-bookkeeping/ ACC, do you love it or hate it? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/07/10/acc-love-hate/ Want to understand ACC and the alternative options? 028, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/07/10/acc-love-hate/ Fuel tax increase, can a business claim it back?? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/06/28/fuel-tax-increase-can-business-claim-back/ Fuel tax increase, can a business claim it back?? Well the answer is yes and no. Firstly excise tax is applied to petrol to help fund roading costs and repairs… Fuel tax increase, can a business claim it back?? 026, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/06/28/fuel-tax-increase-can-business-claim-back/ How to pay income tax when it suits you, not when IRD tells you to https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/05/16/pay-income-tax-suits-not-ird-tells/     How to pay income tax when it suits you, not when IRD tells you to When cash flow is important or our clients just don’t have the money… How to pay income tax when it suits you, not when IRD tells you to 020, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/05/16/pay-income-tax-suits-not-ird-tells/ Are you going on maternity leave but intend on buying a first home soon? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/01/12/going-maternity-leave-intend-buying-first-home-soon/ Are you going on maternity leave but intend buying your first home soon, Kiwisaver & HomeStart grants have some things you need to know 002, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2018/01/12/going-maternity-leave-intend-buying-first-home-soon/ Guide for small business surviving Christmas https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2017/11/13/guide-small-business-surviving-christmas/ Guide for small business surviving Christmas plus some suggestions to get you through this tough time. 046, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2017/11/13/guide-small-business-surviving-christmas/ What can small business learn from Team New Zealand? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2017/06/28/can-learn-team-new-zealand/ What can small business learn from Team New Zealand? So they had a challenge. They had a small population to draw talent from, a small budget and a need to compete against… What can small business learn from Team New Zealand? 026, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2017/06/28/can-learn-team-new-zealand/ Where are your accounts being done, NZ or overseas Where are your accounts being done, NZ or overseas? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2017/06/03/where-are-your-accounts-being-done/ Where are your accounts being done, NZ or overseas? When you engage an accountant or bookkeeper in New Zealand you assume that they are doing your accounts however you may be… Where are your accounts being done, NZ or overseas? 022, 3 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2017/06/03/where-are-your-accounts-being-done/ Is renting my house out while I’m away is a good idea? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2017/02/21/renting-my-house-out-when-away-a-good-idea/ What should you consider if you're thinking of renting out your house when you're on holiday 008, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2017/02/21/renting-my-house-out-when-away-a-good-idea/ Are you missing out on a valid tax deduction? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/10/25/missing-valid-tax-deduction/ Missing valid tax deductions? Claiming your credits for donations? 044, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/10/25/missing-valid-tax-deduction/ Help, I’ve got tax debt https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/10/03/help-ive-got-large-tax-debt/ Have you got tax debt that you need to pay now? Consider tax pooling, we discuss it here 041, 3 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/10/03/help-ive-got-large-tax-debt/ Contras, must they be accounted for? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/09/07/contras-need-accounted/ Contras or bartering - is it a good idea? Why not! 037, 7 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/09/07/contras-need-accounted/ Tradies – some things to consider. https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/08/31/tradies-need-consider/ Are you in a trade? Needs some Trades help? Here are some things to consider for the long term survival of your business. 036, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/08/31/tradies-need-consider/ Xero upskilling – why bother, don’t I already know how to use it? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/08/23/xero-upskilling-keep-up-to-date/ Know all the new Xero features? Getting the most out of Xero? Time for a Xero review? 035, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/08/23/xero-upskilling-keep-up-to-date/ IRD, get to them before they get to you! https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/08/15/ird-get-get/ Need help dealing with the IRD or tax, we can contact them to sort problems 034, 15 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/08/15/ird-get-get/ Make your accounts work for you. https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/07/27/486/ Everybody has to do accounts so turn them into a business tool rather than a chore. 031, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/07/27/486/ A few things a business needs to consider https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/06/28/things-business-needs-consider/ Things you might not have considered when starting your business. 027, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/06/28/things-business-needs-consider/ Is taxation even legal? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/06/08/taxation-even-legal/ Benjamin Franklin said “In this World nothing can be said to be certain, except death & taxes”. Damn, well death is something we cannot do anything about but can we… Is taxation even legal? 024, 8 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/06/08/taxation-even-legal/ Cashies – is it worth it as a customer or a supplier? https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/06/08/cashies-worth-customer-supplier/ Cash jobs have been a part of New Zealand life since God knows when, but these days things have changed – there are more sharks out there doing business &… Cashies – is it worth it as a customer or a supplier? 024, 8 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hughesjuddaccounting.co.nz/2016/06/08/cashies-worth-customer-supplier/