Management Accounting

At Entertainment Accounting we can provide the following management accounting services to assist your business:

– Preparation of monthly budgets for the business which assist in monitoring the performance and managing costs
– Preparation of monthly/quarterly reports to allow effective monitoring of the performance and position of the business.
– Review of your current accounting system to identify areas for improved use or assisting in the selection of an accounting system which better meets your business needs.

Taxation Advice

Taxation can be a major cost to your business. At Entertainment Accounting we will help to minimise your tax and achieve your key objectives.

We provide advice in the following areas:
– Preparation of personal & company tax returns
– Advice on payment of tax
– Advice regarding GST/FBT/ACC obligations
– Advice on and implementation of tax effective trust structures for asset protection and tax minimisation
– Management of any IRD Audits or disputes

Preparation of Financial & Tax Returns

We prepare financial statements for:
– Companies
– Individuals
– Partnerships
– Joint Ventures
– Trusts

We prepare and file the following tax returns with IRD:
– Income Tax

Goods & Services Tax {GST} Returns

Goods and services tax (GST) is a tax on most goods and services in New Zealand and is added to the price of taxable goods and services at a rate of 15%.

The GST services we provide include the following:
– GST Registration advice
– Preparation of GST returns
– Filing GST returns with IRD

Fringe Benefit Tax [FBT]

Fringe benefit tax (FBT) is a tax on benefits that employees receive as a result of their employment.

The FBT services we provide include the following:
– Advice on whether you are liable for FBT
– Advice on the preparation of FBT returns
– Advice on the FBT consequences of proposals you intend to make
– Preparation of FBT returns


PAYE returns must be completed where you pay salary or wages to employees or withhold tax on payments to subcontractors.

The PAYE services we provide include the following:
– PAYE Registration advice
– Preparation of PAYE returns
– Filing of PAYE returns with IRD
– IRD audit assistance

Companies Office

We provide the following Companies Office services:

– Act as registered office
– Prepare and file annual returns
– Prepare share transfers, director and shareholder resignations and changes.

Day To Day Business Administration

We can manage the whole accounting and finance function of your business including:
– Processing of accounts payable
– Payroll
– Month-end reconciliations
– Prepare GST, FBT, PAYE, RWT returns
– Provide monthly management accounts
– Business Services


We provide training and support on the following accounting systems:
– Xero
– Myoblive Accounts
– Banklink
– MYOB Accountright

GDPR Compliant

What data do we hold?

Personal data that may be stored in our MYOB data system includes, but is not limited to, name, email address, physical address, job title or profession. In addition, personal data may be securely archived with restricted access and other appropriate safeguards where there is a need to continue to retain it.

How long do we hold data for?

We retain the personal data processed by us for as long as is considered necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was collected. The personal data of business contacts shall not be retained where there is no evidence that a business contact is engaged with us or our communications.


We take the security of all the data we hold seriously. Staff are trained on data protection, confidentiality and security, and we maintain a culture of confidentiality. We have a framework of policies and procedures which ensure that we keep the data we hold secure. All information you provide to us is stored on our locally hosted secure servers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.