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Business Advice

 

We'll help you establish and develop your business

When you're setting up your business, we can provide financial and accounting advice to get you up and running on a financially sound footing. We'll make sure all the things you're obliged by law to have in place are set up properly.

If you're buying or selling a business, we can shine a light into all the financial nooks and crannies involved in the deal, so you can make the right decisions.

If you already own a business, then we can advise you on how to make it work even better!

 

Long and Cowan provided accurate, timely and important information relating to tax requirements. They went out of their way to research a difficult issue on our behalf and supported and guided us through an involved process of preparing and submitting accounts to IRD. Great professional service.

Sarah Laurenson and Alan Dine

Setting up a business

We'll provide you with a free half-hour consultation to discuss your needs. Once we understand your goals and aspirations, we'll be able to provide you with tailored advice to get your financial and accounting needs sorted. We'll make sure all your book-keeping runs like a well-oiled machine, so you can concentrate on growing your business.

Here's a run-down of what our business advisory services consist of:

FINANCIAL STRUCTURE

We'll advise you on the ideal financial structure for establishing your business.

COMPANY FORMATION

On your behalf, we'll take care of company formation procedures with the Companies Office.

ACCOUNTING SET-UP

We can tailor an accounting package that's just right for your business on an ongoing basis, or you can run with our set-fee package geared for start-up business accounting.

COMPANY SALE OR PURCHASE

Buying or selling a small business? We'll support you with financial advice so your sale or purchase goes like clockwork, with all the books in order.

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS AND BENCHMARKING

We'll develop financial measures to define and track the success of your business. You'll have all the financial data on hand so you can make the best business decisions.

LOOK-THROUGH COMPANY (LTC)

We'll help you decide whether to become a look-through company. Shareholders of a look-through company can offset losses against their other income. Read more about this on Inland Revenue's website.

BUDGETS AND FORECASTS

We'll estimate the future revenue and expenses for your business, and indicate where you're actually headed.

BANKING REQUIREMENTS

We'll help you choose the best banking system for your business.

INFORMATION FOR LOAN REQUIREMENTS

We'll support your business loan application with sound advice on lender requirements. And we'll make sure you understand all the fine print!

 

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Get in touch with us to request a free half-hour consultation, or to find out more how we can help you grow your business.

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