Money Week

Hamish Mexted Odds & Ends

Next week (2 – 9 September) the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income, along with Sorted (their website is a great resource by the way), are running the inaugural Money Week. This week-long series of financial education events and activities will be undertaken by many different organisations around the country to raise awareness of how people can better manage …

Tax and GST reminder

Hamish Mexted Reducing Tax

A quick reminder that the next provisional tax payment, along with GST for most, is due on August 28.  We’d like to think that your accountant has already let you know how much you’ve got to pay, and that you’ve got enough cash put to one side. If your accountant hasn’t been in touch give them a hurry up!  There’s …

Budget? Cashflow Forecast? Help!!!

Hamish Mexted Managing Cash

At some point, most business owners are kept awake by their business’s cashflow.  Despite such worries, many businesses only have a rough budget and no cashflow forecast.  So, why are these important and why do you need both? A budget looks at the profit you’re going to make, while a cashflow forecast looks at when the cash is coming in …