Business Planning

How to Prepare Tax Returns – A Guide for Small Businesses in New Zealand

Ah, tax time. It sneaks up on us every year. And whether you’re a new small business or an established company, you’ve probably got a few questions. Like, how to prepare tax returns? What’s involved? What can I claim? And how do I make it a stress-free process? Well first things first, mark down March 31st in your diary – the end of the [...]

By |2021-04-01T08:48:23+11:00April 1, 2021|Bookkeeping, Business Planning, Virtual CFO|

7 Tips To DIY Bookkeeping

Let me guess, you didn’t start your small business because you wanted to crunch numbers. And yet, here you are – waist-deep in reconciliations and invoices. And those numbers aren’t about to crunch themselves, are they? But before you throw your hands in the air and hire an in-house accountant, understand that DIY bookkeeping for small business is possible. You just need to follow [...]

By |2021-03-02T10:10:59+11:00March 2, 2021|Bookkeeping, Business Planning|

Why You Should Outsource

How Outsourcing Helped Me Build My Business (And Why You Should Outsource, Too).  As I take a deep breath after the excitement of launching CFO Babe, I can’t help but reflect on the last 6 months. Building a business in 2020 had its fair share of ups, downs and roundabouts.  But when I decided to outsource parts of my business to a wonderful, talented [...]

By |2021-03-02T10:11:36+11:00February 2, 2021|Bookkeeping, Business Planning, Virtual CFO|

Starting A Business During The Pandemic: Tips For Female Entrepreneurs

Starting a business during a global pandemic or crisis might seem a little crazy. After all, small businesses are closing their doors… And there’s for lease signs plastered across store windows where the opening hours once hung. But if we’ve learnt anything from previous crises – now could be the perfect time to start your own business (even if you’re out of work). Do [...]

By |2020-12-01T12:04:57+11:00December 1, 2020|Business Planning|

Introducing CFO Babe (But What Is A CFO, Anyway?)

Numbers aren’t for everyone. Some of us love them, while many of us would rather sort through odd sock pairs than do our finances. But as a small business owner, numbers are the driving force behind every decision you make. They’re the lifeblood of your business. So what is a CFO? And how can they help you make sense of your numbers? Well, we’re [...]

By |2020-12-01T11:48:24+11:00November 25, 2020|Business Planning, Virtual CFO|
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