If you were in your first year of self-employment between 2002 and 2017, or paid provisional ACC levies after ceasing trading, ACC may owe you a refund. Customers receiving refunds will also receive … [Read More...] about Are you owed a refund from ACC?
Draft legislation has been introduced to restrict the way losses from residential investment properties can be used for tax purposes. It is possible the draft legislation will change as it works its … [Read More...] about Ring-fencing of residential rental losses
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) has published its second annual list of the top 30 accounting firms and we are delighted that Johnston Associates has been recognised as the le … [Read More...] about Top accountancy firms excel at far more than just numbers
Often the first reaction when thinking of setting up a new business or undertaking a new venture is to establish a company. Companies are familiar to us, offer limited liability, are quick and cost … [Read More...] about Setting up a company – not always the best option
Giving back to our communities
At Johnston Associates South Chartered Accountants in Nelson and Marlborough, we take our corporate social responsibility very seriously. We consistently ensure that our key objectives always aim to improve our performance in three key areas, social, environmental and, of course, financial, well we are Chartered Accountants! We believe it's important to invest in our communities both internally and externally. We are proud to have forged many links with numerous local events, clubs, societies … [Read More...] about Our Causes