Meet the team – Claudia Wicki

Hamish Mexted Odds & Ends

Welcome to the second edition of Meet the Team. This month it’s Claudia Wicki (she lost a game of paper-scissors-rock so it’s her turn)…   I’m originally from Switzerland which (hopefully you know) is located right in the middle of Europe. My partner and I got the opportunity to relocate to New Zealand and jumped on it. It’s a great …

Rental property changes

Hamish Mexted Asset Protection, Reducing Tax

There’s been a lot of talk lately about tax and interest rate changes on rental properties. Here’s a very quick run through on the questions we’re frequently asked: What does Capital Gains Tax mean for me? Our quick answer is not to panic on this one. Even though the Reserve Bank are raising it, it’s been beaten to death through a …

Questions for the New Year

Hamish Mexted Business Strategy & Planning, Odds & Ends

In case you missed it, the new financial year is here. Us Chartered Accountants spent the New Year’s Eve celebrating with a bottle (or two) of wine, wondering whether or not to set a resolution….like most people, we’re quick to set the resolution only for it to be forgotten a week or two later (guilty). Instead of setting resolutions, we’ve …