Connect in with You
04 Jul 2022

Connect in with You

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In this newsletter:

  • Meet our Pacific businesses owners

  • Your feedback on the Wage Subsidy is important

  • Tomorrow - Accounting and Tax Part 2 Workshop 

  • Activate Business Community

  • Greater Wellington Business Growth & Support Virtual Conference 


Employment learning modules – free to access

As an employer you can access short online courses to help you better understand your responsibilities to employees.

The learning modules created by Employment New Zealand cover a range of topics, including: the best ways to prevent and resolve employment relationship problems, employment agreements, pay and wages, hours of work, annual leave and much more. There’s also courses your employees can take on the same topics.

Check these out here.


Income tax return reminder – due Thursday 7 July

Your income tax return is due for filing by Thursday 7 July. Tax changes over the past year may mean you need to file slightly differently this time around. Some of the changes related to filing are:

  • Tax on some COVID-19 support payments

  • New rental property interest limitation rules

  • Reporting requirements for trusts.

Click here to find out more from Inland Revenue.


In case you missed it, Greater Wellington Business Growth conference

Watch Now For those running a business or looking to start a business, the Greater Wellington Business Growth conference held last week is a great way to understand all the support available to you and your team.

Two of our PBT team, Christian Tukutama and Tom Vaafusuaga, gave an overview of the PBT support and procurement services available to Pacific business owners, which you can view here.

You can also learn about the different services and support available to your business from guest speakers representing organisations such as Digital Boost, Amotai, MSD, NZ Trade and Enterprise, Inland Revenue, Employment NZ, Wellington Chamber of Commerce, Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce,  Business Wairarapa, The Networks and from the Business.govt.nz


MyACC: manage your business account online  

MyACC for business provides you with a fast and secure way to manage your ACC account online.   

  • Update your contact and business details

  • Download your invoices

  • Check what you owe and pay by credit card, online payment or direct debit

  • See your work-related employee claims and costs covered by ACC

  • See subsidies your business is eligible for

  • View a timeline of your transaction history

Visit  MyACC for Business to register and sign up using your ACC or IR number and email address. 

Now’s the time to check your ACC details are correct  

If you’re an employer, you’ll likely receive a levy invoice from ACC from July onwards, so checking and updating your policy details now in MyACC for Business will mean that your invoice will be right, the first time.    

Log in or register for MyACC for Business to check your details are correct and update your communication preference to email. You’ll be joining the hundreds of thousands of other businesses who have already made the move online to receive their ACC levy invoice via email.  

For more information on ACC levy invoicing for 2022 visit the ACC website.


Check out these free online resources and workshops with LeVa

Aunty Dee

Having someone there who can help you sort out your problems could make all the difference. That’s what Aunty Dee is all about. It’s an online workshop that aims to help people, particularly Pasifika people work through their problems and discuss their mental health.

Click here to find out how it works. Fathers Fono Workshop

Fathers Fono is a parenting workshop aimed at bringing our Pasifika fathers together and supporting each other to be the best Dads we can be. Information and talanoa will focus on the importance of engaging with our children and supporting Dads with strategies to build authentic and sincere relationships. They draw on our Pasifika values of love and respect to help our Dads support their children and families to thrive and reach their full potential.

Fathers Fono is a FREE, face-to-face, 2.5hr workshop. Refreshments will be provided.

Click here to find out more or email atumai@leva.co.nz if you have any questions. FLO Talanoa

FLO Talanoa is a Pasifika suicide prevention programme intended for Pasifika communities. It is an evidence-informed and culturally safe training designed to be led by the community, for the community. Learn more about the risks and warning signs of suicide, how to respond and help build a plan for you, your family and community. They are both available in-person and online.

Find out more about Flo Talanoa training here and register here.


We wish you a successful week.

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