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William Buck named a finalist in 2017 IBM Best Workplace Awards

By William Buck on 12/1/2017 2:05:00 PM

William Buck is delighted to announce they have been named as a finalised in the small-medium category of the 2017 IBM Best Workplace Awards for the second year in a row.

William Buck’s International alliance named Association of Year at IAB Awards

By William Buck on 10/9/2017 1:32:00 PM

Praxity – William Buck’s international alliance – has been named Association of the Year at the 2017 International Accounting Bulletin Awards.

It is the third time in four years that Praxity has scooped the prize, which was presented in London on 4 October. This follows the award of ‘Rising Star’ in 2013.

Judges praised Praxity’s “outstanding progress, support and knowledge sharing on a global level”.

Graduate Accountant - Tax Team

By Bryony on 9/26/2017 9:55:00 AM

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We are a proud part of the William Buck group, a leading firm of Chartered Accountants and Advisors with offices across New Zealand and Australia. Established in 1895, 

It's a good time to make tax cuts

By William Buck on 3/28/2017 5:05:00 PM

The government has recently signalled its intention to make tax cuts soon. Are tax cuts appropriate? Or is it just a fact of life that the more people earn, the more as a percentage of their income they should pay in tax?

Leicester Gouwland: Timing looks favourable for cashing out of a business

By William Buck on 3/28/2017 4:56:00 PM

Is now a good time to sell your business?
Anecdotally, I have noticed more activity around the sale of SME businesses over the past year or two.
Some sellers have been thinking about selling their businesses for a while. However with the global financial crisis having a severe impact on business profitability, these businesses needed to recover and demonstrate consistent profitability before a reasonable sale price could be achieved.

Succession Planning for your Business

By William Buck on 3/28/2017 4:31:00 PM

At some point in the life cycle of every business, due to a variety of factors, such as the retirement of the owner/ founder, personal issues or market circumstances, you must consider your business’s succession.  Deciding the best options for the future is both an important and sensitive issue.

Project Kiwi Trust

By William Buck on 3/28/2017 12:16:00 PM

Our ‘Changing Live’s philosophy means we aim to improve the lives of everyone we deal with in every way we can. But sometimes we go beyond changing the lives of people.

New William Buck NZ TV by Leicester Gouwland

By William Buck on 9/16/2016 11:24:00 AM

There are new William Buck NZ TV segments available featuring Leicester Gouwland.

Govt targets medical professionals with new tax provisions

By William Buck on 5/24/2016 1:30:00 PM

The expression “the only constant is change” is as true in the labour market as anywhere else in modern life. Over the past 20 years New Zealand has seen a rise in the percentage of people employed in the professions, scientific and technical fields. One result of this trend is that a larger percentage of the workforce is now employed in sectors which are not subject to withholding tax.

Complex environment requires GPs to stay mindful of money matters

By William Buck on 10/16/2015 4:43:00 PM

GPs need to be a lot savvier with their finances, with some GPs concerned they are notable to retire when they want to because of a lack of funds,chartered accountant Leicester Gouwland says.

Auckland Accountant Backs Southern Cross Chief Executive’s Call for an End to Fringe Benefit Tax on Health Insurance

By William Buck on 10/16/2015 4:42:00 PM

The release of the 2015 Wellness in the Workplace survey on Monday stated New Zealand lost around 6.7 million working days to absence in 2014. 

Is Health and Safety Really Just Safety?

By William Buck on 10/16/2015 4:42:00 PM

The Health and Safety at Work Act comes into effect on 4 April 2016. But Leicester Gouwland of Auckland accounting firm William Buck Christmas Gouwland asks “Where’s the health part of the act? The act talks about safety but not so much health.”

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