About the 'Achieving financial success' guide

This New Zealand guide has been adapted from Achieving Financial Success, a publication co-owned by CPA Australia the State of Victoria, Australia.

It is used on this website with permission.

CPA Australia has been granted permission from the State of Victoria to reproduce Achieving Financial Success and to modify the content to suit the New Zealand context.

The guide was adapted for New Zealand use by Staples Rodway. Staples Rodway is a national association of independent practices, with firms in Auckland, Hamilton, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, Tauranga and Christchurch. All Staples Rodway firms are full-service audit, accounting, tax and business advisory firms. Firms within the network also offer specialist services, including valuation, corporate finance and insolvency. Staples Rodway is an independent member of Baker Tilly International.

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Disclaimer

CPA Australia, the State of Victoria and the Staples Rodway network of independent firms have used reasonable care and skill in compiling the content of this Product.

However, CPA Australia, the State of Victoria, the Staples Rodway network of independent firms and Baker Tilly International do not make any warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of any information in this Product and no responsibility is taken for any action(s) taken on the basis of any information contained herein, whether in whole or in part, nor for any errors or omissions in that information.

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Limitation of liability

To the extent permitted by applicable law, CPA Australia, the State of Victoria, the Staples Rodway network of independent firms, their employees, agents and consultants exclude all liability for any loss or damage claims and expenses including but not limited to legal costs, indirect special or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to, negligence) arising out of the information in the materials.

Where any law prohibits the exclusion of such liability, CPA Australia, the State of Victoria, the Staples Rodway network of independent firms limit their liability to the re-supply of the information.

Acknowldegement

This Guide reproduces sections of Achieving Financial Success (a publication co-owned by CPA Australia and the State of Victoria through the Department of Business and Innovation). The State of Victoria has granted permission for such reproduction. CPA Australia wishes to acknowledge the support the State of Victoria provided for this publication.

This Guide reproduces sections of Achieving Financial Success (a publication co-owned by CPA Australia and the State of Victoria through the Department of Business and Innovation). The State of Victoria has granted permission for such reproduction. CPA Australia wishes to acknowledge the support the State of Victoria provided for this publication.

CPA Australia also wishes to extend our appreciation to Staples Rodway for helping us make the content relevant for New Zealand small businesses.

Important notice

We do not consider Goods and Service Tax (GST), income tax, or any other tax anywhere in this guide. For more information on your tax obligations, contact Inland Revenue or you accountant.