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Created for ambitious business owners who want to boost their financial performance, THRIVE – the Greenhawk newsletter – delivers actionable insights and practical strategies for moving the needle forward for your business. We'll make sure you're up to date with important tax changes too. Subscribe here.

Staying sweet on sales

We’ve been talking sales with many of our clients lately. More specifically, analysing and enhancing sales performance. It’s often something that big businesses do well, but smaller businesses struggle to find the time to attend to. Here are three practical, impactful steps you can take to get – or keep – your sales humming, whether you’re a solo operator or a team of 20.

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Working remotely for an overseas employer?

There are many residents of Wānaka and Queenstown who are working for a remote employer but may not be paying their taxes in the right country.  Let us explain why it pays to get this right. With an increase in flexible working arrangements and global mobility for employees...

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Bright-line Test changes: Potential tax refund

The Bright-line Test taxes a gain on residential land when it is bought and sold within a five or ten-year period. This is unless the owner lives on the land and is eligible for the Main Home Exclusion. For residential land acquired between 29 March 2018 and 26 March 2021...

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Tax changes for Airbnb hosts

Airbnb rentals or ‘short-stay accommodation’ has become a familiar part of our landscape. Some hosts rely on income to fund their own holidays, while others have turned it into a full-time business. Due to the varying scale of activities, you may have a host who only rents...

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What-if analysis: Scenario planning for uncertain times

If your business is facing uncertainty, whether it be growth or decline, considering various scenarios, or 'what-ifs', can be crucial for survival. Here's how we approach it for ourselves and our clients here at Greenhawk.

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Three alternative strategies to combat inflation

Inflation is rising, the labour market is tight, and businesses across the country are feeling the pinch. Here are three strategies aside from raising prices that you might consider to combat rising costs in your business.

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Celebrating what’s possible for small businesses

We work with clever business owners across Aotearoa, in companies of all sizes, stages and flavours. And while every business has its own goals and “secret sauce” for success, here are three client stories that show what’s possible for us all.

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Action planning for a strong financial year

The ultimate benefit of the budgeting process is that it puts you in control. It’s like turning your headlights on full beam – the obstacles in front of you are illuminated and you can navigate your way around them. Here's Part Two: Building your Action Plan.

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Budgeting: Building certainty and confidence into your business

With your Annual Plan sorted, what's next for the ambitious business owner? Building your Budget and Action Plan. This edition of THRIVE will focus on Part One: Building your Budget. We’ll follow up in a fortnight with Part Two: Building your Action Plan.

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Business planning: The secret sauce for business success

It’s all too easy to get lost working in your business and lose sight of the big picture. Businesses that thrive know where they’re going and how they’re going to get there. If you'd like a process to follow, here’s how we roll at Greenhawk.

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Free Carbon Footprint calculation

Not only is the Greenhawk team here to help your business thrive, we want our living planet to thrive too! We’re offering our new Carbon Footprint Calculation free to Greenhawk compliance clients, for a limited time.

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Planning for a strong final quarter

With much of the country frolicking in the sun, January and February are traditionally light revenue months for many businesses . But is low performance over this period a foregone conclusion?

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THRIVE // Take action. Get results.

THRIVE - the Greenhawk newsletter - is for ambitious business owners who want practical strategies to improve the financial performance of their business. We'll make sure you're up to date with important tax changes too. Get it here.