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ACCOUNTING & BOOKKEEPING SERVICES

Accounting Software & add-ons

I’m sure every business owner could agree that there is nothing worse than losing track of your money. It’s confusing, stressful, and detrimental to the business to say the least. We want to encourage you to get control over your cash, stop chasing payments and get yourself paid faster. One of our first solutions is choosing an Accounting Software…

Annual accounts & tax returns

Whether you are a sole trader, partnership, company, trust or a ‘Look Through’ (formally an LAQC), be prepared at the end of the financial year. You want to ensure you are doing what it takes to manage your finances – this means understanding them, so you can make smart decisions to keep your business running…

Benchmarking & KPI targets

When you’re looking to improve your business, essentially, you want to start comparing it to the other relevant industries around you. Otherwise, how would you ‘get ahead’ if you didn’t know what to ‘get ahead’ of? It’s a clever idea to size up your competition and measure your internal results against external standards…

Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping directly affects the growth of a company. Especially start-ups that need the full attention of its founder, including his or her attention to expand the idea. Your time should be devoted to strategy, marketing, funding, and other key areas that need your attention over the daily operational tasks of a business. Bookkeeping is the foundation of the accounting cycle…

Company & trust formation admin

Setting up a new company is an exciting venture, but we are also aware that it can be daunting at the same time. Especially if it’s your first one. Sometimes it can be hard to figure out what your new business does or does not need, and the administration involved can often become ‘too hard basket’. Whether it’s registering the company, banking services…

Liquidations

If a company is broke, bankrupt or in debt, liquidation is used to collect its assets, figure out the outstanding claims against the company and sort out the claims in order of the law. A liquidator is appointed when a company is placed into liquidation. The liquidator takes control of all the company’s unsecured assets, which are sold to repay the creditors…

MYOB

MYOB started out in 1992 from a home office in Auckland. They are now a leading provider of business management solutions in New Zealand and Australia. Accounting software should not just make your life easier; they should give you new opportunities for success…

Spotlight reporting

For us to focus on what really matters to your bottom line, we need to be able to delve deep into your company’s performance, this allows us to have those essential and board conversations with you, so that you can make the best decisions for your business. Spotlight reporting is a cloud-based software that sheds light on everything you need to know…

Xero

Gilligan Sheppard embrace Xero to enable our clients to have a choice and find a solution that works for them. We want to create efficiencies that we can pass onto our clients. By using Xero, we can collaborate with our clients, add value and be true partners in their business…

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As a client Gilligan Sheppard you will have access to international networks and resources to enable optimal outcomes for your business / trust / transaction. xero logo It’s small business accounting software that’s simple, smart and occasionally magical. Log in online anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC, tablet or phone to get a real-time view of your cash flow. 
As a client Gilligan Sheppard you will have access to international networks and resources to enable optimal outcomes for your business / trust / transaction. tax traders logo Tax Traders allows you to buy someone else’s tax to settle your account with Inland Revenue, as well as save on interest and late payment penalty charges.
As a client Gilligan Sheppard you will have access to international networks and resources to enable optimal outcomes for your business / trust / transaction. smart ar logo Astute cash flow management is essential for operating a small business.
As a client Gilligan Sheppard you will have access to international networks and resources to enable optimal outcomes for your business / trust / transaction. myob logo Trusted by 1.2 million businesses, myob is New Zealand’s largest accounting solutions provider. The platform is equipped to support the needs of New Zealand organisations.
As a client at Gilligan Sheppard you will access to international networks and resources to enable optimal outcomes for your business/trust/transaction.  accountancy insurance logo Tax Audit Insurance specifically designed for accountants in public practice. This provides cost effective protection and peace of mind against the substantial cost that may be incurred should IR or other government authorities conduct a random review, investigation or audit.
As a client Gilligan Sheppard you will have access to international networks and resources to enable optimal outcomes for your business / trust / transaction. cpa logo A CPA is a finance, accounting and business professional with a specific qualification. It indicates a soundness in depth, breadth and quality of accountancy knowledge and gives you competitive advantage over your peers.
As a client Gilligan Sheppard you will have access to international networks and resources to enable optimal outcomes for your business / trust / transaction. agn international logo AGN International is a worldwide asociation, composed of four regions, of independent accounting and advisory businesses.
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