Coronavirus: Information for Businesses

This is a special article to bring together government information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19), how it may affect your business and how you can stay up to date as new information becomes available. Updated 18 February 2020 Whether you're an employer with concerns about your staff and workplace, an exporter with overseas customers, or you are planning to travel abroad, you may ...

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No Cheques from 1 March

A friendly reminder that from 1 March 2020 IRD will stop accepting payment by cheque, including cheques dated after 1 March 2020. There are several payment methods offered by IRD and the banks. Pay online through the bank You can make payments to IRD through your bank’s online banking facilities. This can be fast, easy, secure and you can post-date the payment. Pay online ...

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Law updates for Landlords and Tenants

New rules now apply for when tenants are liable for property damage, requirements for insurance statements, and more. Changes include the following: Tenant liability for damage: If tenants (or their guests) damage a rental property because of careless behaviour, the tenant will be liable for the cost of the damage. This can be up to a maximum of four weeks’ rent or ...

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