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MYOB Banklink software is easy to use and great for management style accounts.  The information on Business bank statements is emailed to the Accountant.

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50% off Xero for two months: To get 50% off Xero business edition and partner edition for two months, just use the promo code ROADSHOW50NZ before 21 December 2018. Free Xero upgrades for three months: Upgrade your subscription or add on Xero Projects or Xero Payroll and pay nothing extra for three months when you […]


The way employers report payroll information to Inland Revenue (IRD) is changing. From 1 April 2018, IRD introduced a new electronic reporting system, providing employers the option of filing payroll information every payday. https://www.ird.govt.nz/campaigns/2018/campaign-payday-filing.html?id=homepage From 1 April 2019, the new system will be compulsory for most employers, so it is imperative business owners get to […]

Proposed Tax Changes

The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill was introduced into Parliament in June 2018. The Bill seeks to improve tax administration and modernise the revenue system by making tax “simpler and easier” for individuals. However, the majority of the proposed improvements are heavily reliant on the success of the […]

Parental Leave Update

Until recently, new parents received paid parental leave for just 18 weeks, one of the lowest allowances in the OCED. Parliament originally voted to increase paid parental leave to 26 weeks back in 2016, however the previous Government vetoed the change. The increase will now take place incrementally: with the first increase from 18 to […]

Holiday Pay

The MBIE Labour Inspectorate have recently announced that they are going to prioritise employer compliance with the Holiday Pay Act. They expect businesses to calculate leave and holiday pay entitlements accurately. However, a growing number of non-compliance cases suggest that this is easier said than done, with both small and large businesses finding the rules […]

Four-day working weeks

The idea of a four-day working week might previously have seemed like a dream, but one Kiwi company is looking to make it a reality. Perpetual Guardian recently concluded an eight-week trial of the shortened working week, with managing director Andrew Barnes, claiming it was a “massive success”, adding that he wants it to become […]

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What Our Clients Say

Apex LogoBrian not only presents to his clients’ the financial management of their accounts & the compliance work, but also he “adds value” to his clients.  Giving them the best advice & suggestions to assist them in creating more business.  It is great credit to Brian that he works “hands on” and I certainly have no hesitation in recommending him to my clients.


I would like to place on record my personal thanks for the expert advice & service you have given to both myself & my company over the last 20 years.

Your attention to detail, together with your friendly and helpful attitude, has been instrumental in the steady growth and success in not only our business’ but in a personal capacity.

IC Frith & AssociatesI have used Brian and his firm Brian Spragg & Associates Ltd for all accounting, financial & taxation services since 1989.  He has always acted in my best interest and he is reliable, very skilled & experienced in his profession.  I would have no hesitation in recommending his firm to act as your Business’ Chartered Accountant.


Chain & Rigging SuppliesBrian Spragg & Associates have been supplying accounting services to Chain & Rigging Supplies Ltd for many years. I would have no hesitation in recommending their professionalism and accuracy to detail in any business accounting or taxation requirements.


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Fax: 09 294 8385
1 / 236 Great South Road
Drury Auckland