Author(s): Sheryl Sutherland & Martz Witty
Many of us put off thinking about tax and business issues as 'just too hard'. The result is that we remain unaware of opportunities to make the system work for us, rather than the other way around.
In Smart Money, two experts in their field have written an easy-to-read and practical book on tax issues, business planning and investments guaranteed to assist any taxpayer to minimise tax and maximise revenues legally, ethically and easily.
Sheryl Sutherland runs the Christchurch business Women's Financial Strategies and is a frequent guest speaker on investment topics. She is the author of Girls just want to have Fund$ (2005), and Money, Money, Money, Ain't it Funny (2007). Martz Witty, a qualified chartered accountant, speaks professionally on tax issues and is a regular contributor to Business Today and other magazines.
Tax planning: Identifying the pitfalls in tax evasion, avoidance and minimization -- How to pay less tax through deferral -- Taxation peculiarities -- Surviving a tax audit -- Family and trading trusts - the pros, cons, tips and tricks -- Investment Planning: An introduction to the building blocks of investment -- Understanding the investment taxation regime -- Superannuation -- Business Planning: Protecting your business investment -- Do you go DIY or seek professional advice?