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Tax seminars and workshops in Christchurch

The venue will be confirmed after you have booked a workshop or seminar.

Wi-Fi may be available at our presentations, so feel free to bring along your smart device or laptop. We will provide you with an overview of our website and introduce you to some of our key tools and resources. This will make it easier to manage your tax obligations.

Introduction to business seminars

Starting a business? Come to our free seminars to learn about:

  • working smarter with our online services
  • business structures
  • income tax
  • expenses you can claim
  • GST, and more.
Introduction to business seminars - Christchurch
Wednesday 15 January 10am to 12.30pm
Tuesday 28 January 4.30pm to 7pm
Wednesday 19 February 10am to 12.30pm
Wednesday 26 February 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 10 March 10am to 12.30pm
Thursday 26 March 4.30pm to 7pm
Wednesday 8 April 10am to 12.30pm
Thursday 23 April 4.30pm to 7pm

Bookings are essential due to limited capacity.

Please email advisory.christchurch@ird.govt.nz to book your seat or ask for more information.

When you book this workshop please include your:

  • name
  • contact telephone number
  • business IRD number, and
  • email address.

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GST workshops

We recommend that you attend the 'Introduction to business' tax seminar before attending this GST workshop.

This workshop is a hands-on interactive session where you learn to complete a mock cashbook and GST return. It is ideal for sole traders, partnerships and other small businesses.

This workshop covers:

  • what is GST
  • GST registration
  • record keeping-cash book
  • basic adjustments
  • GST filing (online and manual) and payment, and
  • online services.
GST workshops - Christchurch
Tuesday 14 January 4.30pm to 7.00pm
Thursday 13 February 4.30pm to 7.00pm
Thursday 20 February 10am to 12.30pm
Wednesday 18 March 4.30pm to 7.00pm
Thursday 9 April 10am to 12.30pm
Tuesday 28 April 4.30pm to 7.00pm

Bookings are essential due to limited capacity.

Please email advisory.christchurch@ird.govt.nz to book your seat or ask for more information.

When you book this workshop please include your:

  • name
  • contact telephone number, and
  • business IRD number.

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Employer workshops

This workshop is a hands-on interactive session where you will learn how to:

  • complete a mock monthly wage summary for two employees
  • calculate PAYE and other deductions, and
  • file your employer monthly returns online.

It is ideal for sole traders, partnerships and other small businesses.

This workshop will cover:

  • who is an employer
  • our online services and business tools
  • deductions and allowances
  • record keeping requirements
  • completing monthly wage records
  • completing mock employer monthly schedule and deduction forms.
Employer workshops - Christchurch
Tuesday 21 January 10am to 12.30pm
Wednesday 19 February 4.30pm to 7pm
Wednesday 11 March 10am to 12.30pm
Tuesday 7 April 4.30pm to 7pm

Bookings are essential due to limited capacity.

Please email advisory.christchurch@ird.govt.nz to book your seat or ask for more information.

When you book this workshop please include your:

  • name
  • contact telephone number, and
  • business IRD number.

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Residential rental property seminar

This seminar is for people who already have a residential rental property, or who are planning to purchase a residential rental property. It covers:

  • income
  • deductible expenses
  • depreciation
  • record keeping
  • filing (online and manual)
  • online services
Residential rental property seminar - Christchurch
Wednesday 22 January 4.30pm to 7pm
Wednesday 25 March 4.30pm to 7pm
Wednesday 29 April 4.30pm to 7pm

Bookings are essential due to limited capacity.

Please email advisory.christchurch@ird.govt.nz to book your seat or ask for more information.

When you book this workshop please include your:

  • name
  • contact telephone number, and
  • business IRD number.