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Another busy year has gone and the holiday season is nearly upon us again. The team at Syers Hamilton Pool Ltd wish you and your family a happy and safe Christmas and a prosperous and healthy 2020. We look forward to seeing you all in the New Year and thank you for your continued support over the past year.

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As many of you are aware, Chris had an operation in late November to remedy his headache problems.  He is recovering well and will be back on board in January.

Residential Rentals – What’s Happening to Your Losses?

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If you own residential rental property, the rules have changed from the 2019/20 tax year onwards, with regards to any losses made.


Rental losses (i.e. where your tax deductible rental expenses exceed your rental income) can no longer be off-set against other income such as business income, wages, interest and dividends.  Instead, rental losses will be carried forward to use against residential rental property profits in a future year.

Xero Tip – Save Time with the Inbuilt Calculator

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Have you ever gone to enter a figure in Xero only to reach for a calculator to work out the amount first?  Did you know that Xero has an inbuilt calculator for basic calculations within transactions, invoices, bills and manual journals?

Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act

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As we have previously mentioned, from 1 October 2018 we are required to comply with this Act.  The purpose of the Act is to detect and prevent Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing in New Zealand. It has been deemed that the services we offer may be attractive to those involved in criminal activities, especially as using us would provide a perception of legitimacy to these criminals.

Information Required for AML/CFT Purposes

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From October 2018 Chartered Accountants are now required to undertake due diligence on all prospective, and existing clients. This is as a result of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Law).

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We welcome Chelsea Rivers who started working for us at the start of April as part of our accounting team.  She is currently completing the last paper required for her Bachelor of Accounting.

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