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- CPA (Certified Practising Accountant)
- AGN International
- Accountancy Insurance
- myob – Accounting Software and Payroll Solutions
- Tax Traders
- Xero – Accounting Software and Online Bookkeeping
- Valuable Networks
CPA (Certified Practising Accountant)
A CPA is a finance, accounting and business professional with a specific qualification. Being a CPA is a mark of high professional competence. It indicates a soundness in depth, breadth and quality of accountancy knowledge.
CPAs are widely regarded by employers and members. It provides members with an internationally recognised qualification as well as the opportunity to complete specialist training and continuing professional development (CPD).
To read more about CPA, click here to view their website.
AGN International is a worldwide Association of separate and independent accounting and advisory businesses. Members deliver assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services, worldwide. The mission of AGN is to enable its members to globally support businesses and individuals with high standards, straight forward & practical business advice and local commercial know-how, wherever the need arises.
To read more about AGN, click here to view their website.
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. They do this to ensure business or taxpayer compliance with various tax and legislative requirements.
To read more about Accountancy Insurance, click here to view their website.
Astute cash flow management is essential for operating a small business. In today’s competitive environment many businesses prefer to spread their professional fees rather than paying as single lump sum.
feeSmart is a monthly payment option we offer clients who prefer to fund their professional fees over a six or twelve month period. Simply talk to your accountant here at Gilligan Sheppard and tell them which feeSmart option you prefer – six or twelve months – and we can arrange for the application and bank authority to be sent to you for completion.
To read more about feeSmart, click here to view their website.
myob – Accounting Software and Payroll Solutions
Whether you’re big or small, myob has intelligent, intuitive tools to make your business life easier. Trusted by 1.2 million businesses, myob is New Zealand’s largest accounting solutions provider.
myob provides online accounting software that allows you to stay ahead of tax changes, control cashflow, in addition to being more productive. It’s flexible payroll software helps you to pay staff and manage leave, PAYE and IRD requirements. Bookkeeping without fuss for small business through to advanced and powerful accounting.
Gilligan Sheppard has a close association with myob. Our Practice Manager Debra Houghton regularly engages in furthering our myob education. We were even asked to present in the below Document Manager video – and we had a great time!
To read more about myob, click here to view their website.
An Inland Revenue approved intermediary, 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. Buying tax this way works because the person selling the tax receives more interest than Inland Revenue’s standard interest rates. It’s a classic example of taxpayers helping each other for mutual advantage.
Because we are a recognised partner, Gilligan Sheppard receives benefits for our clients. These include; priority matching, transfers and responses as well as finance extensions.
To read more about Tax Traders, click here to view their website.
Xero – Accounting Software and Online Bookkeeping
Xero was founded in 2006 in New Zealand and for small businesses, they started changing the game. They now have over 862,000 subscribers worldwide. Their beautiful cloud-based accounting software connects people with the right numbers anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
Log in online anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC, tablet or phone to get a real-time view of your cash flow. It’s small business accounting software that’s simple, smart and occasionally magical.
Gilligan Sheppard is a Gold Partner with Xero and we offer seminar and/or one-on-one training for our clients. Several of our team are also certified advisors for Xero.
To read more about Xero, click here to view their website.
Our personal and collective IP is something we are very proud of and provide as an added value to our clients. We have connections with lawyers, intellectual property specialists, stock brokers, financial advisers, a high net worth investor base as well as links with angel networks and venture capital investors.