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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
Thursday 15 August 10am to 12.30pm
Wednesday 21 August 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 27 August 10am to 12.30pm
Wednesday 11 September 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 24 September 10am to 12.30pm
Wednesday 9 October 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 29 October 10am to 12.30pm
Tuesday 5 November 4.30pm to 7pm
Wednesday 20 November 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 10 December 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 20 August 10am to 12.30pm
Tuesday 3 September 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 15 October 10am to 12.30pm
Tuesday 19 November 4.30pm to 7pm
Wednesday 11 December 10am to 12.30pm

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 17 September 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 12 November 4.30pm to 7pm
Thursday 12 December 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 18 September 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 22 October 4.30pm to 7pm
Thursday 14 November 4.30pm to 7pm
Tuesday 17 November 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.