Tax Talk Newsletter Autumn 2019

  Get End of Year Right   - If you want to write off a bad debt & claim your loss in the current year, you must do this before your business balance date. Depending on your system of accounting, this could involve writing something like “debt written off by me on. . . Date signed. . . .” across a copy of an ...

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Minimum wage rises by $1.20 on 1 April 2019

The minimum wage is going up from $16.50 to $17.70 per hour. Here’s what you’ll need to know for your business. Minimum wage rises When: 1 April 2019 What: The new minimum wage rates, before tax, are: • Adult — $17.70 an hour • Starting-out — $14.16 an hour (up from $13.20) • Training — $14.16 an hour (up from $13.20) Read our page on minimum pay ...

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