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Let us work on your future together. You can always visit us at our office we have friendly staff and a mean cup of coffee.

Monday to Friday – 9am and 6pm | Saturdays by appointment

538 Wairakei Rd, Burnside Christchurch 8053


We help navigate complex tax, finance and structural issues for businesses and individuals. From dealing with small tax returns to handling the tax implications of large organisations, we have a wealth of tax knowledge to help you. We also do trusts and estates.


Our team enjoy coming to you. We thrive on being involved personally with our business clients so can meet and work with you in your premises, farm or office. Alternatively, we also have modern, comfortable offices, for our clients who prefer to come to us.


Our accounting firm is with you at every stage of your business journey, from growing a business to retirement. Garden City Accountants wealth of knowledge and personal collaboration makes us your personal Christchurch accountants and tax experts.


We are a 100% locally owned and operated here in Christchurch. We don’t outsource any of your work that you provide us with. All work is completed by our locally employed staff at our office. Looking after Christchurch families.


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1996 - 2023

We cover the Canterbury region

Many small businesses don’t operate as tax-effectively as they could, or fail to plan how they are going to meet their tax obligations. Choose our service and we’ll get you tax efficient in no time !

Focus on your business

Let our dedicated staff take care of all your administrative services. Paperwork, contracts… we take care of all the boring things. So you can relax more.

Management Consulting

Whatever stage your business is at, we can work with you to put into effect the changes and strategies that it needs to thrive. Ensure your business meets its goals.

Save money with us

Did you know it’s not always cost effective to use a bookkeeper rather than an accountant for bookkeeping work? Find out how we can save your business money and help it reach its full potential.

Let us help your ideas grow

Just starting a business and need some help getting the set-up right? Or do you feel that your existing business could be doing better? Then it’s time to get our experienced advisers on the case

Lets plan together!

Whether you’re in the workforce, a business owner, about to retire, or already retired, you should be thinking about the future. Talk to our team of experts today to safeguard your finances.


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Rental Properties, Bright-line Tests & Interest Deductions

Rental Properties, Bright-line Tests & Interest Deductions For decades, owning a rental property has been the backbone of many a kiwi family’s retirement plan. In some cases, leveraging the equity in their own homes, landlords have bought properties with no…

Should I have a Family Trust?

Should I have a Family Trust? The words “Family Trust” can evoke all sorts of images; especially for those not familiar with them, but they are a valuable tool for many New Zealanders when it comes to asset protection, tax…

Do I really need an accountant?

Do I really need an accountant? In New Zealand we have a number 8 fencing wire mentality. Why pay someone to do something that you can do yourself…? Often this thinking goes together with truisms such as “She’ll be right,…

Law changes for overseas investment in Kiwi businesses

If you are a New Zealand business seeking overseas investment, there are new requirements you’ll need to follow. Find out about the changes and what you need to do. When: From16 June 2020 What: Changes have been made to rules…

Paid parental leave is changing

Paid parental leave is extending from 22 to 26 weeks from 1 July 2020. Here’s what you need to know. When: 1 July 2020 What: Paid parental leave will increase from 22 to 26 weeks. You are already required to…

Fewer people to face end of year tax bills

The Government is moving to ease financial stress for around 149,000 taxpayers by changing the rules around write-offs for tax debt. “Fewer people will have tax bills to pay this year,” said Revenue Minister Stuart Nash. “Inland Revenue’s end of…

New measures targeting high-cost lenders, mobile traders take effect

New measures that protect consumers who borrow from high-cost lenders and mobile traders came into effect on 1 June 2020. The measures are aimed at preventing predatory lending practices that trap vulnerable consumers in debt and include: capping the interest…

Govt extends support schemes for businesses

• Extra 40,000 businesses to be eligible for wage subsidy extension • Small business cashflow support application period extended The Government is today announcing further support for businesses that continue to be affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic, as the broader economy…

Small businesses urged not to delay loan application

Inland Revenue is urging small businesses, looking at applying for the Small Business Cashflow scheme, to do so quickly. Inland Revenue administers the Government’s Small Business Cashflow scheme, handling loan applications, payment and repayments. The scheme has just 22 days…

Inland Revenue warns of scams during tax refund process

Inland Revenue is warning customers to be wary of scammers during the 2020 tax refund season. Between Mid-May and July, IR automatically processes and pays out tax refunds. It is also when scammers may try to scam you. This year IR…

Pay-as-you-earn provisional tax

New provisional tax option for small businesses Small businesses that have turnover of less than $5 million a year can work out their provisional tax using the accounting income method (AIM). AIM uses new functionality included in approved accounting software…

Changes coming to property market

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:04 am Press Release: New Zealand Property Institute Changes coming to property market: Property Institute Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive Ashley Church says the impact of the election on the New Zealand property market…

It’s still accounting, but different

Challenges facing businesses lately have been nothing short of dramatic Accountants may appear to be on the endangered species list in this era of rapidly-increasing automation, but Adam Davy, head of advisory for BDO New Zealand, says accountants just need…