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  • BDO COVID-19 Business Support Hub

New Zealand business and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Kia Ora. Welcome to our COVID-19 Business Support Hub. BDO’s Auckland offices are closed under the current Alert Level 4 lockdown, in effect from 11:59pm 17 August 2021. All other BDO offices across New Zealand are open and closely following the Government's Alert Level guidelines. Please follow the Government’s COVID-19 webpage here outlining the latest on financial support for businesses, connect with your BDO adviser and watch this webpage for more help in navigating the current outbreak.

The impact of COVID-19 on New Zealand businesses and their balance sheets is unprecedented. Although the level and type of threats vary greatly across businesses, executives and boards need to rapidly assess their exposure and prepare response plans to ensure they can generate sufficient cash to survive.

To assist you in safeguarding your business, and keeping your business running, our advisers have developed a range of resources. We cover the following topics:

Information provided was accuate at the time it was compiled. For more information see BDO's legal and privacy policy

 

WAGE SUBSIDY INFORMATION

COVID-19

UNDERSTAND ELIGIBILITY AND APPLY HERE

Eligible for the August 2021 Wage Subsidy? Apply here.

COVID-19

UNDERSTAND RSP ELIGIBILITY AND APPLY HERE

Eligible for the Resurgence Support Payment? Apply here from 24 August 2021 

COVID-19

WAGE SUBSIDY & RSP REINSTATED

Details of the Wage Subsidy & RSP to be reinstated August 2021 

 

COVID-19

RESURGENCE WAGE SUBSIDY FAQS

August 2020: the Resurgence Wage Subsidy is a targeted extension to the original Wage Subsidy Scheme. 

▶ VIEW ALL WAGE SUBSIDY INSIGHTS

WEBINARS AND PODCASTS

COVID-19

▶ RETHINK WEBINAR SERIES

BDO's RETHINK webinar series will provide you with insights that will challenge your thinking, provide insights to support your resilience and the vision to realise your goals. 

COVID-19

BACK TO BUSINESS WEBINAR SERIES

Our BACK TO BUSINESS series aims to provide you with insights and strategies as you grapple with our new economy, the fallout of COVID-19 and your business recovery.

COVID-19

TIME TO LEAD PODCAST SERIES

The 'Time to Lead' series will bring a number of key strategic discussion points to the table, important to consider when the market recovers from COVID-19. 

▶ VIEW ALL WEBINARS AND PODCASTS

BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING & STRATEGY

COVID-19

▶ SCALING UNCERTAINTY: LESSONS IN BUSINESS RISK MANAGEMENT

Learn how New Zealand businesses can develop a risk-welcoming attitude in Scaling Uncertainty, featuring key insights from the 2021 BDO Global Risk Landscape report.

COVID-19

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP QUALITIES DURING COVID-19 AND BEYOND

We reflect on the key leadership strategies we have seen employed by our clients.

COVID-19

XERO APPS & ADD-ONS

We outline key apps to use with Xero to keep your business humming along.

COVID-19

COVID-19 BUSINESS PLAN

 BDO has developed a risk assessment framework in order to aid key stakeholders in their decision making.

▶ VIEW ALL BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING & STRATEGY INSIGHTS

SECTOR SPECIFIC ADVICE

COVID-19

RETHINKING CONSTRUCTION

View insights from the 2021 BDO New Zealand Construction Sector Report

COVID-19

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TO COMBAT COVID-19

What are the components of financial management Construction companies should be taking?

COVID-19

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & RECOVERY FOR THE TOURISM SECTOR

What strategies and Government relief options are available for those in the tourism sector?

COVID-19

RELIEF PACKAGES FOR THE AGRIBUSINESS SECTOR

We highlight below some of the current relief packages being provided by the New Zealand Government.

▶ VIEW ALL SECTOR SPECIFIC INSIGHTS

IRD AND TAX

COVID-19

▶ WORKING FROM HOME: LOOKING AFTER YOUR TEAM TAX EFFICIENTLY?

Learn more about looking after your employees tax efficiently while they are working from home.

COVID-19

COVID-19 AND TAX RETURNS

Difficulty paying tax? Want to donate trading stock? Find out more about the options and help available for businesses in meeting tax obligations while impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown.

COVID-19

TAX FAQS

We answer all your questions on all things tax and what it means for your business. 

COVID-19

ADDITIONAL TAX RELIEF FOR BUSINESSES

We discuss the significant changes to the tax system to assist businesses manage the impact of COVID -19.

▶ VIEW ALL IRD & TAX RELATED INSIGHTS

FINANCIAL REPORTING IMPLICATIONS

COVID-19

COVID-19: POTENTIAL FINANCIAL REPORTING IMPACTS

In this latest Cheat Sheet from BDO's IFRS Advisory department, we analyse the key financial reporting impacts of our current COVD-19 lockdown for businesses to consider. 

COVID-19

POTENTIAL EFFECTS COVID-19 HAS ON FINANCIAL REPORTING

Potential effects of the Coronavirus outbreak on year end financial reporting, 2020 reporting periods, and NZ IFRS. 

COVID-19

FINANCIAL REPORTING IMPACTS

We explore the potential financial reporting impacts COVID-19 has had on NZ IFRS.

COVID-19

FACTORS TO CONSIDER TO ENSURE ONGOING AML/CFT COMPLIANCE

Every business’ AML/CFT compliance requirements are the same, but how do you ensure ongoing compliance?

▶ VIEW ALL FINANCIAL REPORTING IMPLICATIONS