Rural News


Coaching Our Clients on Xero Basics

With so many of our clients now transferring to Xero, we want to ensure everyone is getting the most out of their subscription and able to manage their accounts confidently on this fantastic cloud-based software.

Paying Your Taxes by Cash or EFTPOS at Westpac

When you make tax payments at a Westpac branch or Smart ATM, you will now need to have a barcode to ensure the payment goes to the right place. Barcodes are usually printed on Inland Revenue returns, statements or letters. You can also create a barcode on the IRD website for printing or presenting…

Our New Normal at Level 2

Now that we are in Level 2, we wanted to share with you what this looks like for us at Rural Accountants and the safety procedures we have in place to keep our team and community safe through this next stage of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A Seamless Transition to Working Remotely

Like most businesses in New Zealand, shifting to remote business operations was not without its stresses and challenges. However, we have all been quietly impressed with how seamless the change has been for our team at Rural Accountants.

How to run your payroll using the wage subsidy

As is the current situation across the board, the wage subsidy guidelines are also a bit of a moving feast. Some employers are concerned about the potential implications of making a mistake with their application, particularly if you have based the application on a forecast position. Here are a few…

Hubdoc Addition Takes Xero Document Filing to the Next Level

As from 18th March 2020, Hubdoc, Xero's data capture tool, will be included in all Xero Starter, Standard or Premium plans. This upgrade to the already incredibly efficient and easy-to-use online accounting software platform will be a real game-changer for many people saving even more time and…