Sleep well before the end of the financial year
Random Group, 43 Hanson Street, Mt Cook
6pm for a 6.30pm start

A two-part workshop all on the same night, for peace of mind in the run-up to the year end.

Part one covers personal tax advice for the self-employed, and part two covers advice for producers and business owners.

Part one - for freelancers, contractors and self-employed

Did you know that every third self-employed person in New Zealand receives unexpected bills from government agencies?

What can you do to prepare yourself?

In this part of the workshop, Lelde will share with you tips and tricks to save some headache for you and will cover:

- common contractor business expenses

- what are pros and cons - company vs sole trader?

- tax returns

- tax types (income tax, withholding tax, GST, provisional tax) + ACC levies

- best practices and systems that help contractors stay on top of tax

Part two - for producers and company owners

The run-up to year end is a great time to look at your business finances and the ways that you organise and manage your production budgets as well as your business or personal accounts.

In this part of the workshop, Hilary will share her insider tips on efficiency so that you can achieve more for less effort. She will cover:

- using book keeping software efficiently

- managing production commitments

- cashflow issues

- red flags to look out for

When: Wednesday 6th March

Time: 6pm for a 6.30pm start

Venue: Random Group, 43 Hanson Street, Mt Cook

Members free.  Non-members $15.  Drinks and nibbles provided.

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About Lelde Kukle:

Lelde is co-founder of Wellington's Bosspac. Bosspac is an accounting platform for Kiwi freelancers, contractors and the self-employed to manage income, expenses and payments to the government in an easy way.

Bosspac is a product of the Better for Business Accelerator 2017 and is supported by government agencies, IRD, ACC, and MBIE.

Lelde and the team have done an extensive research and customer journey mapping with self-employed people, government agencies and accountants.


About Hilary Combes:

Hilary is an experienced finance professional, having worked in the media and creative industries for over 20 years. Her career includes TV broadcasting, TV production, newspapers, digital and creative arts.

For five years, she was at Wellington's Gibson Group providing company financial support across their many TV shows, including the 2012 feature film, Fresh Meat - from which she has some limb props!

More recently, she has guided and trained producers in best practice, from initiating projects through to successful completion.
Now running her own business financial performance consultancy, MathildaRock, she is passionate about helping owners feel comfortable understanding their accounts, focusing attention on the benefits to their business, not purely on their company tax returns.

Programme is brought to you with generous support from the NZ Film Commission and Foundation North.