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Why employee onboarding is so important

Why employee onboarding is so important Even before you start recruiting for a position, you should be prepared to make […]

Property and Tax update 2021

Property and Tax update 2021 On 23 March 2021, changes to tax rules for investment properties took investors by surprise. […]

The 39% tax rate – Your questions answered

The 39% tax rate – Your questions answered New Zealanders earning over $180,000 a year will now pay a 39% […]

Getting back to business

Getting back to business It goes without saying that change has been a theme of late. Much of the change […]

6 things you should know before filing your EOY tax – post COVID-19

6 things you should know before filing your EOY tax – post COVID-19 Ticking items off your end-of-year tax checklist […]

The low-value asset threshold (of $5,000) for depreciation ends on March 16th

The low-value asset threshold (of $5,000) for depreciation ends on March 16th The temporary increase to $5,000 for the low-value […]

The minimum wage increases on April 1st 2021

The minimum wage increases on April 1st 2021 From April 1 2021, the adult mimimum wage will increase from the […]

Should you buy or lease your business assets?

Should you buy or lease your business assets? Should you buy or lease your new equipment? We’ll review your current […]

Is your business ready for hybrid working?

Is your business ready for hybrid working? The Covid pandemic has changed the way we work and ushered in a […]

The dangers of discounting

The dangers of discounting You might think that offering discounts is a great strategy to use when sales are falling. […]

Leveraging Your Technology

Leveraging Your Technology The decisions you make in your business are only as good as the data you use to […]

GoFi8ure 2020 Christmas e-book

2020 is finally almost over… we made it! We’ve put together a short eBook (attached), providing some light reading, reflection […]

How will the Trusts Act 2019 impact you and your Trust?

How will the Trusts Act 2019 impact you and your Trust? Trusts are a common thing in New Zealand and […]

What Covid taught us…

Things were certainly thrown up in the air when COVID-19’s lockdown happened in March. For many businesses, the first, most […]

Don’t neglect your Balance Sheet

Don’t neglect your Balance Sheet  Business owners tend to focus on increasing profit and driving down costs. While this is […]

Common GST errors will impact your business

Common GST errors will impact your business Most GST errors are unintentional. Even so, they can have a big impact […]

Understanding your numbers to improve your results

Understanding your numbers to improve your results Understanding your financial reports, or knowing your numbers, is critical to business success. […]

GoFi8ure named ICNZB’s Bookkeeping Business of the Year 2020

GoFi8ure named ICNZB’s Bookkeeping Business of the Year 2020 We have some exciting news! GoFi8ure have been named Institute of Certified […]

The importance of Tax planning for Shareholders

The importance of Tax planning for Shareholders Paying Tax is something you are likely to see as a necessary (but […]

Provisional Tax – how does it work?

Provisional Tax – how does it work?  If you had to pay tax of more than $5,000 in your last […]

Understanding working capital to maintain business success

Understanding working capital to maintain business success   If cashflow is the lifeblood of your business, then working capital is the […]

Cash is not profit and vice versa

The purpose of a business is to make money, and that means you have to know the difference between profit […]

There is Currency in Certainty

Did you know there is Currency in Certainty?   Hear NZBusiness Magazine podcast with our very own Lisa Martin discussing […]

Understanding your revenue drivers

Understanding your revenue drivers   For your business to make money, you need to generate revenue. You produce revenue through your […]

Maximising your cash reserves

Maximising your cash reserves The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the inadequacy of current cash reserves for many businesses. They simply […]

GoFi8ure have been announced a Finalist in the ICNZB 2020 Bookkeeping Business of the Year award

What lovely news to get – GoFi8ure have been announced a Finalist in the ICNZB 2020 Bookkeeping Business of the […]

Key numbers to focus on in your business now

Key numbers to focus on in your business now  As a business owner, it’s always been helpful to have an […]

Successfully implement change in your business

Successfully implement change in your business  Research by Kotter International found that more than 70% of change projects within a […]

Dealing with uncertainty – tips for business owners

Dealing with uncertainty – tips for business owners Whether you’re in full lockdown, restricted trading conditions or back to ‘business […]

How to create a cash flow forecast for your business

How to create a cash flow forecast for your business   A cash flow forecast is an important tool for business […]

What can you do to prepare now, for a return to business?

What can you do to prepare now, for a return to business? In the context of the Covid-19 outbreak, the […]

How do you invoice during a crisis?

How do you invoice during a crisis? It’s not easy to request payment right now, but it is important to […]

The value of cashflow forecasting during a crisis

The value of cashflow forecasting during a crisis During the ongoing coronavirus crisis, many sectors are seeing income either disappear […]

The wage subsidy for NZ employers

The wage subsidy for NZ employers The Government’s wage subsidy is available for all employers that are significantly impacted by […]

Looking to improve business performance?

Looking to improve business performance? Here are ten ways to make sure that you continue to drive through each business […]

Lisa Martin Nominee for Top 50 Women in Accounting 2019

A MASSIVE congratulations to Lisa Martin on being named a Nominee in the Top 50 Women in Accounting for 2019. […]

How healthy is your working capital?

How healthy is your working capital?   We all know that cash is king when it comes to business success, but […]

Do you know what you don’t know?

Do you know what you don’t know?  The Knowledge Pie depicts the proportion of what we know, what we know […]

Understanding who your customers are is essential for your business

Understanding who your customers are is essential for your business Successful businesses really understand their customers. Knowing your target audience […]

Making the 2021 Financial Year the Best Yet With GoFi8ure

Making the 2021 Financial Year the Best Yet With GoFi8ure  Most business owners would agree that the best accounting situation […]

Achieving financial freedom

Achieving financial freedom  Financial freedom means having enough money to live your desired lifestyle. Is your business allowing you to […]

How to manage sustainable growth

How to manage sustainable growth The differences between those that grow profitably and sustainably, and those that disappear without a […]

Are you floundering when it comes to managing the books?

Are you floundering when it comes to managing the books? Struggling to get your head around all the rules and […]

The benefits of

The benefits of creating a holding company   Once your business gets to a certain size and turnover, there’s real value […]

GoFi8ure on Setting Financial Resolutions to Start the New Year Right

GoFi8ure on Setting Financial Resolutions to Start the New Year Right Concluding the year means wrapping up tax returns and keeping […]

Provisional Tax explained

Provisional Tax explained  If you are employed, your employer deducts income tax from your regular pay and pays it to […]

Our Christmas gift for you

Our Christmas gift for you With the holiday season only a couple of weeks away, we put together a Christmas […]

Business Owners wearing 10 hats

Business Owners wearing 10 hats In this week’s Podcast we talk about the 10 hats business owners wear and what […]

GoFi8ure named #1 in Stuff & CAANZ’s Top 10 female led New Zealand accounting firms 2019

GoFi8ure named #1 in Stuff & CAANZ’s Top 10 female led New Zealand accounting firms 2019 GoFi8ure has done it […]

10 steps to achieving balance this holiday break

10 steps to achieving balance this holiday break It’s that time of year again when most of us are winding […]

Financial literacy and Business Owners

This week we talk about Financial literacy and Business Owners. It’s an interesting one filled with lots of tips and […]

Understanding Your Statement of Cash Flows

Understanding Your Statement of Cash Flows The statement of cash flows, (also known as the cash flow statement), shows how […]

Start the New Year Right with a Clean Slate

Start the New Year Right with a Clean Slate When it comes to the New Year, tidying up your accounting […]

What is business governance and why does it matter?

What is business governance and why does it matter? Good governance is about structuring, operating, and controlling a company with […]

P is for purpose, not profit

P is for purpose, not profit Why does your business exist? Your purpose is roughly three to seven words explaining […]

Be, Do, Have

Be, Do, Have   Are you grinding away in your business waiting for rewards that will enable you to be  a […]

Hear GoFi8ure’s first Podcast

Hear GoFi8ure’s first Podcast Join Lisa Martin and Gabby Simpson from GoFi8ure on our first ever Podcast! Join us each […]

Have you got a strategy for a financially stress free holiday period?

Have you got a strategy for a financially stress free holiday period?  Holiday breaks are a time to re-charge for […]

Planning for seasonal dips in income

Planning for seasonal dips in income Seasonal dips in income can be highly challenging when you’re a small business. But […]

What’s in the forecast?

What’s in the forecast? You do not go fishing without checking the forecast, nor should you run your business without […]

Building a Better Business in 10 Steps

Building a Better Business in 10 Steps  You are in business, congratulations, that takes courage and commitment. It is not […]

10 ways to improve self-awareness

10 ways to improve self-awareness What is self-awareness? Being self-aware is developing a deeper understanding of your strengths, weaknesses, personality […]

GoFi8ure Helps Businesses File Tax Returns for 2019

GoFi8ure Helps Businesses File Tax Returns for 2019   The 2019 tax return season began in May, meaning there’s only five […]

Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement

Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement Your profit and loss statement (P&L) helps you understand your business performance and profitability […]

Understanding Your Balance Sheet

Understanding Your Balance Sheet   To understand the financial position of a business at a specific point of time, look at […]

Millennial employees – why you need them

Millennial employees – why you need them  7 ways to retain millennials that will benefit the whole team Much of […]

Keeping on top of overdue accounts

Keeping on top of overdue accounts  How long do your customers take to pay you? A Xero Small Business Insights […]

Changes to NZ GST rules for low-value imported goods

Changes to NZ GST rules for low-value imported goods  In an increasingly disrupted world, the laws surrounding consumer processes sometimes […]

Dividends and paying yourself as a Director

Dividends and paying yourself as a Director Want to achieve the best results from your earnings as a Director?   […]

Get strategy at the heart of your successful business

Get strategy at the heart of your successful business Putting strategy at the heart of your business activity should not […]

How do you collect your debtors faster?

Did you know that you still have to pay tax on your debtors, even if you haven’t yet collected them? […]

Provisional Tax explained

Provisional Tax explained Provisional tax is income tax paid in advance of the end of the financial year, or paid […]

Making data meaningful for your business

Making data meaningful for your business Data is only powerful with context, it needs to be accurate and organised and […]

How to regain control of your business

Are you feeling like a slave to your business?   Not all business owners want to grow their business. Some may […]

Transforming Businesses and Optimising Accounting Processes with Cloud-based Solutions

Transforming Businesses and Optimising Accounting Processes with Cloud-based Solutions  Preparing business plans and reconciling accounts regularly are imperative in any […]

Keeping on top of small business cash flow

Keeping on top of small business cash flow   Money in, money out. Cash flow is one of the most important […]

Should you register for GST? Questions on GST? We can help

Should you register for GST? Questions on GST? We can help  Questions on GST for your small business? If your […]

The importance of tax planning for directors

The importance of tax planning for directors  Paying tax is something you are likely to see as a necessary (but […]

Your leadership style matters more than you think

Your leadership style matters more than you think  Your leadership style is made up of strengths and traits. Understanding your […]

GoFi8ure Named Finalist in Xero Awards 

GoFi8ure Named Finalist in Xero Awards   We are so excited to announce that we are a finalist in the Xero […]

GoFi8ure’s BKED Training Courses to Support Business Owners Manage Financial Matters

GoFi8ure’s BKED Training Courses to Support Business Owners Manage Financial Matters Business owners who need assistance with their accounting tasks […]

Maximise Xero’s Capabilities through Customised Training

Maximise Xero’s Capabilities through Customised Training Wellington’s trusted accounting firm, GoFi8ure, wants businesses to maximise the use of Xero to […]

Getting more meaningful data for your business

Getting more meaningful data for your business Data is only powerful with context, it needs to be accurate and organised […]

Want more profits? Profitability a key business goal for this year?

Want more profits? Profitability a key business goal for this year? Making a profit isn’t something that happens overnight – […]

What does an Accountant really do?

What does an Accountant really do?   Not sure what an Accountant can do for your business? Well, the right accountant […]

Teaching your kids about money

Teaching your kids about money  Teaching kids about money is all about finding the right moments to have a conversation. […]

GoFi8ure – Certified Spotlight Reporting Consultants

GoFi8ure – Certified Spotlight Reporting Consultants   Did you know we have Certified Spotlight Reporting consultants ready to help you understand […]

Business Owners Can Take Charge of Their Own Finances Through GoFi8ure’s BKED Training Courses

Business Owners Can Take Charge of Their Own Finances Through GoFi8ure’s BKED Training Courses Business owners who want to understand […]

Is my Accountant a cost or investment?

Reducing your overheads will help #GrowYourBusiness. So, are accounting fees a cost that should be cut or a sound business […]

What is employee engagement and why does it matter?

What is employee engagement and why does it matter?  Employee engagement will improve your bottom line. It leads to better […]

Minimise team turnover and time spent recruiting

Minimise team turnover and time spent recruiting   It costs about 21% of an employee’s salary to replace them, not counting […]

Why bookkeeping is essential for your small business

Why bookkeeping is essential for your small business   A Bookkeeper deals with the organisation, the recording and the reporting of […]

Successfully implement and embed change in your business

Eight ways to successfully implement and embed change in your business  Research by Kotter International found that more than 70% […]

Could your business benefit from Financial Awareness Coaching?

Could your business benefit from Financial Awareness Coaching? The better you understand your business, the easier it will be to […]

Profit vs cash

Profit vs cash   Do you understand the difference between profit and cash? Are you improving your profits but not seeing […]

Make your business more profitable

Make your business more profitable   Making a profit isn’t something that happens overnight – to create a good return from […]

What do you need to do to get ready for the New Financial Year?

What do you need to do to get ready for the New Financial Year? For many the 31st of March […]

Women in Business on Fire

Women in Business on Fire Lisa’s key messages are that when goal setting there are always further goals to achieve […]

The value of real-time management reporting

The value of real-time management reporting Improving your financial efficiency requires a clear overview of your key numbers, so you […]

Forecasting cash flow

Forecasting cash flow Why you need to forecast your cash flow Cash flow is the lifeblood of your business. And […]

Did you know GoFi8ure are a Receipt Bank Certified Partner?

Did you know GoFi8ure are a Receipt Bank Certified Partner? At GoFi8ure we pride ourselves on always looking for the […]

GoFi8ure’s Transformational Accounting Service Solutions

GoFi8ure’s Transformational Accounting Service Solutions GoFi8ure is a transformational, award winning accounting firm providing a one-stop accounting solution to SME […]

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Get onto Xero

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Get onto Xero GoFi8ure, a company that provides premium accountancy solutions, urges […]

Congratulations to GoFi8ure’s Managing Director Tania Hayes on completing the Taxation Toolkit

Congratulations to GoFi8ure’s Managing Director Tania Hayes on completing the Taxation Toolkit through the Career Academy At GoFi8ure we pride […]

Introducing BKED – GoFi8ure’s Bookkeeping Education Centre

Introducing BKED – GoFi8ure’s Bookkeeping Education Centre We are excited to let you know that we are officially launching our […]

6 ways to measure the health of your business

6 ways to measure the health of your business When you are running a business, it is easy to get […]

Set your business up for success with the right structure

Set your business up for success with the right structure   The structure of your new business has repercussions in […]

GoFi8ure Executive Director Lisa Martin named in Practice Ignition’s Top 50 Women in Accounting 2019

GoFi8ure Executive Director Lisa Martin named in Practice Ignition’s Top 50 Women in Accounting 2019   When Practice Ignition promoted […]

GoFi8ure Claims the Top Spot in the Top 10 Female-led Accounting Firms

GoFi8ure Claims the Top Spot in the Top 10 Female-led Accounting Firms The mobile accounting and bookkeeping firm GoFi8ure celebrated […]

Lisa Martin nominated for Top 50 Women in Accounting sponsored by Practice Ignition

Lisa Martin nominated for Top 50 Women in Accounting sponsored by Practice Ignition We were very excited to receive this […]

GoFi8ure are proud sponsors of the Morrisons Bush Competition & Campout Weekend

GoFi8ure are proud sponsors of the Morrisons Bush Competition & Campout Weekend. It sounds like it was a great weekend! […]

The difference between directing and leading…

The difference between directing and leading…    Are you being a Director or a Leader? Director is a strategic role; […]

Want to improve accountability and outcomes?

Want to improve accountability and outcomes? Most business owners understand that the only way to ensure something gets done is […]

New Year, New Accountant: Improve your Financial Year with GoFi8ure

New Year, New Accountant: Improve your Financial Year with GoFi8ure With the New Year coming around, people are thinking about […]

Avoid A Year’s Worth of Accounting Regrets by Working with GoFi8ure

Avoid A Year’s Worth of Accounting Regrets by Working with GoFi8ure  Running a business requires the right mix of innovation […]

It’s the final countdown

As this magazine issue ‘hits the streets’ it’s just two months until the IRD’s Payday Filing deadline. Will businesses and […]

Payday Filing – coming ready or not!

With changes in the wind across the accounting and payroll sectors, business owners have much to prepare for leading into […]

Trust is the glue of business

Broad-based surveys consistently find the likes of firefighters, doctors and nurses the most trusted professions, but when businesses are surveyed, […]

GoFi8ure named #1 in the top 10 female-led accounting firms and top 10 pro-bono accounting firms New Zealand!

WOW!! Have you heard?! GoFi8ure have been announced as #1 in the top 10 female-led accounting firms in New Zealand. […]

How to create a transformational strategy for 2019

How to create a transformational strategy for 2019 How was 2018 for your business? Did you have a great year […]

Lisa Martin, Executive Director of GoFi8ure completes Bachelor of Business Accounting

The team at GoFi8ure would like to congratulate our Executive Director Lisa Martin for completing her Bachelor of Business Accounting. […]

Adaptable small firms focus on value – GoFi8ure

Smaller accounting firms are part of the fabric of many New Zealand towns and cities but they, like the large […]

How to plan for a holiday from your small business

Leading up to the holiday period, is your business cash flow in good health to carry you through? This time […]

Charitable donations may be tax deductible – here is what you need to know

Donating to charity not only supports the vital work of an organisation but also has positive side-effects when claiming tax […]

What should your role look like as a Director in 2019?

The key function of a Director is to maximise shareholder value. How much time are you dedicating to working ON […]

GoFi8ure proud to be ATAINZ members

When choosing an Accountant, it is important to check if they belong to an industry association. GoFi8ure are proud to […]

Xero’s new Navigation page

Xero’s new Navigation page Have you heard? Xero are changing their navigation bar! Why have Xero changed the navigation bar?  To […]

GoFi8ure Accountants and Bookkeepers now in Dunedin

GoFi8ure Accountants and Bookkeepers now in Dunedin   We are so excited to announce we have a new GoFi8ure headquarters in […]

Setting goals and measuring performance

Setting goals and measuring performance Goals are what drive the long-term performance of your business. Agreeing on clear targets, and […]

GoFi8ure able to help with Xero training for the New Financial Year

GoFi8ure able to help with Xero training for the New Financial Year It is generally accepted that preparation for the […]

Xero Reporting: Drilling down into your numbers

Xero Reporting: Drilling down into your numbers Knowing the status of your finances is a vital part of running your […]

GoFi8ure turns sweet 16

This week GoFi8ure celebrates it’s sweet 16th birthday!   It was back in 2002 when GoFi8ure was first formed by Founder […]

Meet New Zealand’s Latest Xero Platinum Partner, GoFi8ure

Meet New Zealand’s Latest Xero Platinum Partner, GoFi8ure September has certainly been kind to GoFi8ure, a leading accounting, tax return, […]

How to turn your passion into a business

How to turn your passion into a business   Ever dreamed of turning your passion into a business? It can be […]

Why use Xero? The benefits of cloud accounting

Why use Xero? The benefits of cloud accounting Xero offers your business a simple, yet powerful, way to manage all […]

GoFi8ure announced as New Zealand’s first Bookkeeping company to become a Xero Platinum Partner

GoFi8ure announced as New Zealand’s first Bookkeeping company to become a Xero Platinum Partner What an amazing month September has […]

GoFi8ure wins Xero’s NZ Bookkeeping Partner of the Year for 2018!

For the third year in a row, mobile Accountants and Bookkeepers GoFi8ure attended the Xerocon Conference and Awards in Brisbane […]

The winner of Xero’s New Zealand Bookkeeping Partner of the Year goes to…. GoFi8ure!

The winner of Xero’s New Zealand Bookkeeping Partner of the Year goes to…. GoFi8ure!             […]

Taking a closer look at the benefits of business software

Taking a closer look at the benefits of business software Have you been running your business the ‘old-fashioned’ way, with […]

Be more productive with a systemised business

Be more productive with a systemised business                 As a business owner, MD […]

14 Apps to Help Improve Your Business’ Productivity

14 Apps to Help Improve Your Business’ Productivity                   We seem busier […]

GoFi8ure announced one of three Finalists for Xero Bookkeeping Partner of the Year NZ Award

GoFi8ure announced one of three Finalists for Xero Bookkeeping Partner of the Year NZ Award Wow! How amazing is that. […]

External Solutions for Inside Opportunities

External Solutions for Inside Opportunities Outsourcing is where a business contracts out a business process to a third party. Often […]

Creating Excellence in Business

Excellence in Business           It is very easy to get comfortable with just being good in […]

Creating More Effectiveness in your Business

Effectiveness in Business           Do you consider yourself to be effective at work? Although many of […]

Tips for Efficiency in your Business

Efficiency in Business             Efficiency in a business refers to how long it takes for […]

Are you executing your business strategy?

Are you executing your business strategy? Execution is an easy concept to talk about, but it can be a hard […]

Do you have a strategy for your business?

Do you have a strategy for your business? When it comes to Business Strategy there are two rules: Rule #1: […]

What are the four most important areas you need to consider in your business?

What are the four most important areas you need to consider in your business? As a business owner, you must […]

Chasing debtors – 3 easy strategies that will help you get paid quicker

Chasing debtors – 3 easy strategies that will help you get paid quicker Getting paid is always an exciting part […]

How having cloud accounting software can help your business

How having cloud accounting software can help your business For those who are not very familiar with the concept, the […]

GoFi8ure listed as Top 25 Most Popular Accounting and Tax Services for 2017

GoFi8ure listed as Top 25 Most Popular Accounting and Tax Services for 2017.  Recently GoFi8ure were advised that we made […]

Is operating more efficiently and having more time to focus on your business one of your 2018 goals?

Is operating more efficiently and having more time to focus on your business one of your 2018 goals? Trying to […]

Learn how to use Xero to run your business

Learn how to use Xero to run your business There are various stages of what we call the “Xero journey”. […]

Become Financially Aware in 2018

Become Financially Aware in 2018 The better you understand your business, the easier it will be to make more money. […]

How to avoid going insane in your business in 2018 eBook

How to avoid going insane in your business in 2018 GoFi8ure eBook. As 2017 comes to an end, it is […]

Lisa Martin – Member of the Accountants + Tax Agents Institute of NZ (ATAINZ)

At GoFi8ure we pride ourselves on being Members with Accounting Associations. A big congratulations to Lisa who become an official […]

Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards Finalist GoFi8ure – Professional Services Category

GoFi8ure were honoured to be named a Finalist in the Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards – Professional Services Category. It was […]

Another GoFi8urine WorkflowMax Certified!

Congratulations to Jamie who has completed his WorkflowMax Certification today – another achievement to add to your growing list! WorkflowMax […]

Staying Fit (financially) – NZ Plumbers Magazine featuring GoFi8ure

Regularly reviewing your company’s financial fitness will keep the business watertight, says Lisa Martin of GoFi8ure. Funny isn’t it, that […]

GoFi8ure – Winner of the Bookkeeping Trainer of the Year Award– Gayle Buchanan Memorial Trophy

Winning the Gayle Buchanan Memorial Trophy was such an honour and privilege for Lisa Martin and the GoFi8ure team. Click […]

A beginner’s guide to cashflow management – Featuring GoFi8ure

It’s the stuff of nightmares for business beginners: customers not paying on time; never enough cash in the bank; unexpected […]

Succession Planning Guide by Xero

Have you got your succession plan sorted for your business? Xero recently released their “The importance of Succession Planning” Guide […]

GoFi8ure’s Xero 101 seminar a success!

We had a great time presenting our Xero 101 seminar at the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce & Industry yesterday. […]

GoFi8ure Dominion Post 11th October 2017 Feature

Wow make sure you check out the Dominion Post (11th October) pages B7 & B8! “Lisa Martin’s business is all […]

GoFi8ure – WorkflowMax Certified Advisors

Congratulations to Tania Hayes and You Zhou for completing your WorkflowMax Advisor Certification. We love WorkflowMax and would love to help […]

Seminar: Advance your Xero knowledge – become a Xero Hero

If you have been using Xero for a while and would like to take your Xero knowledge to the next […]

NZ Business Magazine – GoFi8ure Accounting Software Specialists

Have you read the latest NZBusiness Magazine? If you are looking at upgrading your accounting software then this article is […]

Wellington Business Expo 2017

WOW – What an awesome business expo this year! We had so much fun meeting so many new people and […]

4 Reasons Why You Can Benefit From Using Accounting Software

Whether you are starting up or already running a small business, you may avoid using software. This could be due […]

A Life Lesson in Leadership – NZBusiness Magazine, August 2017 Issue

“A Life Lesson in Leadership” Leadership is a term we all bandy about without really knowing what it means, says […]

Something exciting happened this month… We launched our NEW customised Website!

We launched our NEW customised Website! We invite you to check it out! Over the past few months, we have been […]

GoFi8ure announced Finalist in the Excellence in Business Product and Service Industries – Network NZ Business Awards 2017

We have some exciting news to share! We are delighted to announce we have been named a Finalist in the […]

Xero 101 – Learn to run your business using Xero October 2017

Are you thinking about signing up to Xero but are feeling a bit nervous about changing to a new system? […]

Mobile bookkeeping superheroes

Lisa Martin is a bookkeeping superhero. Read how her mobile bookkeeping business saves clients from evil, time-consuming accounts. To read […]

Business Bookkeeping 101 – The basics you need for success in your business September 2017

Join Tania Hayes, Managing Director of GoFi8ure and learn about Business Bookkeeping 101. When: Thursday 21st September Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm […]

#bookkeepcon17 Winners GoFi8ure

GoFi8ure – Bookkeeping Trainer of the Year – Gayle Buchanan Memorial Trophy Lisa Martin – Outstanding Service to the Bookkeeping […]

GoFi8ure named Finalists in “Supporting Gold” category – Wellington Gold Awards 2017

We had an amazing night last night at the Gold Awards! The atmosphere and evening was incredible, not to mention […]

Well done to our GoFi8urines for completing their Xero Payroll Certificate

When Xero released their Payroll Certification our team jumped at the opportunity to get Certified. The whole GoFi8ure team became […]

MEDIA RELEASE 7th July 2017 – Xero’s ‘Perfect Bookkeeper’ Wins Top Trainer Award

Wellington-based bookkeeping superhero firm, GoFi8ure, has scooped the Bookkeeping Trainer of the Year – Gayle Buchanan Memorial Trophy at the […]

What is the difference between Administrators and Certified Bookkeepers?

During their early days, many small businesses have no choice but to combine many core functions together, including bookkeeping and […]

Turning bookkeepers into superheroes

Lisa Martin and Tania Hayes see bookkeeping as a skilled profession that promises a high-flying career • Many people believe […]

GoFi8ure – Excited to be part of Xero’s new Advisors Directory

Trusting who you work with is important, along with knowing that the company you are dealing with is professional and […]

Outsourcing – boost productivity and progress without the long term expense

Many business owners have fantastic talents which is part of the reason why they went into business. With these talents, […]

GoFi8ure’s Marketing Portfolio

Marketing and Branding is important for all business types. Because we are so passionate about what we do, our branding […]

Happy Financial Year from the Perfect Bookkeeper

When Xero asked our Executive Director Lisa Martin to participate in their new Happy Financial Year campaign we leaped at […]

New Year, New skill-set

Enhance your business skills and knowledge with continuing education offerings through GoFi8ure. Training and up-skilling is essential to the achievements […]

How to win awards for your business – Featured article by GoFi8ure

What’s the most important thing in your business? Some people would say it is you – the boss. Some people […]

The pros and cons of DIYing your small business accounts

Every small business person has this dilemma. Do the books yourself? Or contract a professional Bookkeeper? Not a part-time employee […]

Exciting changes happening

The GoFi8ure Hutt Valley team are excited and ready to start the New Year with big plans and lots of […]

The value training can add to your business

At GoFi8ure we truly believe that training is not a cost, but an investment in your business and future growth. […]

What is your time worth?

As the age old saying goes, “time is money” – so what is yours worth? Time is something that we […]

Winner of Bookkeeping Community Contributor of the Year Award Sponsored by MYOB – GoFi8ure

A huge thank you to MYOB for sponsoring the Bookkeeping Community Contributor of the Year Award at #bookkeepcon16 last week. […]

Business Expo 2016

This year’s Expo was held at the Westpac Stadium and had over 130 exhibitors – how awesome is that! We […]

Fun night at the Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards 2016

The GoFi8ure team had lots of fun at the Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards 2016 on Friday. Great venue and […]

Make 2016 the Year for Business Growth

As an aspiring entrepreneur, or someone who already owns a business, at some point in time you would have created […]

Ever wondered how hiring a Bookkeeper could help your business?

Running a successful business requires making smart decisions and whilst many business owners have a range of talents and expertise, […]

Media Release – Local business wins industry award for business community efforts

The GoFi8ure team had lots of fun at the Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards 2016 on Friday. Great venue and […]

Ultimate guide to delivering quality Xero training

Today on the Cloud Stories podcast Heather Smith is talking with the Lisa Martin Owner and Manager at GoFi8ure.  The […]

Sign Up to Xero Accounting software and online Bookkeeping with Gold Partner, GoFi8ure

Are you on Xero yet? If not, you should be! By moving your accounts onto a cloud-based accounting system, you […]

The important role a Bookkeeper plays in your business

Lisa Martin from GoFi8ure discusses the important role a Bookkeeper can play in small businesses and how Xero has helped […]

Winner of Xero Bookkeeping Partner of the Year New Zealand 2016 – GoFi8ure!

We are so humbled and honoured to be named Xero Bookkeeping Partner of the Year New Zealand. To win Wellington […]

How healthy is your business?

As business owners, we get caught up in the day to day running of our business. Business owners wear many […]

GoFi8ure wins Xero Bookkeeping Partner of the Year Wellington 2016

We are so honoured to win the Xero Bookkeeping Partner of the Year Wellington 2016 award. We had such an […]

Planning for End of Financial Year

Planning before EOFY can mean significant savings – but leaving it until the last minute or, worse still, submitting your […]

Are you financially ready for the holiday season?

The holiday season is a hard time financially for businesses, so what can you to avoid being financial stress? Get […]

Welcome to our new Wellington HQ

We are so excited about our new office!! Come and check out our new space and our new training room! […]

Business Expo 2015

This year’s Business Expo was great. Despite the cold weather, everyone really enjoyed themselves. The best part of the day […]

Media Release – Awards give new competitive edge

Winning awards is fast becoming one of the best ways for small businesses to stand out from the crowds – […]

Fraud

As an employer you can’t always prevent fraud but you can minimise the chance of such incidents occurring – similar […]

Lisa Martin Rock Star

In fact she’s a rock star in the world of accounting. She certainly knows how to make an entrance. It […]

Media Release – Local business wins industry award for business community efforts

Local bookkeeping and accounting specialist, GoFi8ure, has scooped the 2015 Bookkeeping Community Contributor of the Year  award at the recent New Zealand […]

GoFi8ure wins Wellington Region Business Excellence – Education in Business Award second year in a row!

Education Specialists, GoFi8ure win Education in Business Award two years in a row. The GoFi8ure team are honoured and thrilled […]

Change the Way You Do Business

Did you spend 2014 overworked and overwhelmed? How many hats did you wear? The upside about being your own boss […]

Verve Magazine December issue – Cashflow, don’t let yours get down to a trickle

The third in a series of Small Business Basics by Lisa Martin, Executive Director of professional bookkeeping and accounting firm, […]

Fresh Start for Your Financials

Fresh start for your financials The best way to get your financials into shape is to bring in a financial […]

Business Expo 2014

We had so much fun at this years Business Expo. The new premise (Petone Working Man’s Club) was a great […]

Finalist in the “Professional Services” category – Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards 2016

Wow what an amazing month September has been for us and it is only half way through the month! We […]

Hutt Valley Business Expo 2014 – Such Fun!

Wow what an amazing Hutt Valley Business Expo hosted last month. There was such a great turn out, with so […]

Business expenses – are yours legit?

The second in a series of Small Business Basics by Lisa Martin, Executive Director of professional bookkeeping and accounting firm, […]

Lisa Martin Vibrant Hutt Magazine December 2014

GoFi8ure, passionate about helping small business ‘crack the whip on their success’. Read about GoFi8ure’s recent success by clicking here.

Lisa Martin NZ Entrepreneur November 2014

Lisa Martin, Executive Director of specialist bookkeeping and accounting firm, GoFi8ure, says don’t lose sight of your financial obligations. To […]

Verve Magazine October – GST is not yours so don’t spend it

The first in a six month series of Small Business Basics by Lisa Martin, Executive Director of professional bookkeeping and […]

GoFi8ure won TWO awards at the Hutt Valley Business Excellence Awards 2014

We are so excited to announce GoFi8ure won TWO awards at the Hutt Valley Business Excellence Awards 2014! Education in […]

“Say it Like it Is”

When you start or grow a business, one of the first and most important things you will think about is […]

GoFi8ure – Passionate about helping small business ‘crack the whip on their success’

Twelve years ago Lisa Martin saw the difficulties and unnecessary stress businesses were experiencing with their bookkeeping and knew ‘there […]

Finalists – Hutt Valley Business Excellence Awards 2014

Finalists for Education in Business & Leadership (Individual) categories – GoFi8ure We are so excited to be named finalists in […]

Media Release (In case you haven’t heard..) Bookkeeping superheroes savour the day

Small business bookkeeping specialist, GoFi8ure, has scooped a highly sought after industry award at the recent annual conference of accounting […]

Finalist in the Emerging Gold category – GoFi8ure

GoFi8ure are excited to be announced as a Finalist in the Gold Awards 2014. To read more about the Gold […]

GoFi8ure – Finalist in two prestigious Xerocon Awards categories

We are thrilled to announce GoFi8ure were a Finalist in the prestigious Xerocon Awards x 2 categories. Xero Bookkeeper of […]

Are You Prepared Financially For The Holiday Season?

The holiday season is a tough time for business owners, not only have they just gotten through the last GST […]

Business Expo 2013

The Hutt Valley Business Expo was a success! We had a fantastic time and are thrilled with the turnout. A […]

GoFi8ure – Superheroes of the accounting world – Fishhead Magazine 2013

GoFi8ure gets in and takes care of the grunty number-crunching, enabling businesses to earn more money doing what they do […]

If you feel like the number are just not adding up – Call GoFi8ure

A Call to Action. Lisa Martin is a successful Wellington Businesswoman who makes no bones about the fact that GoFi8ure is […]

Lisa Martin Fresh Start For Your Financials

The best way to get your business financials into shape is to bring in a financial fitness trainer. To read […]

Lisa Martin Join the Culture Club

Lisa Martin, Executive Director of accounting firm GoFi8ure, highlights the real value in creating a positive office culture within your […]

New Zealand Bookkeepers Association Inaugural Conference

#Bookkeepcon13 What an amazing day #Bookkeepcon13 was – The turnout of Bookkeepers was amazing, what an amazing bunch of people! […]

GoFi8ure’s Executive Director Lisa Martin is the Best Boss National Award Winner – Small Business Category 2013

We are excited to announce GoFi8ure’s Executive Director Lisa Martin is the Best Boss National Award Winner – Small Business […]

Dig Deep When Employing

In the last in the series of Small Business Basics, Lisa Martin, Executive Director of GoFi8ure says employ the right […]

GoFi8ure awarded the Best Bookkeeper – Corporate award at #bookkeepcon13

GoFi8ure are thrilled to be awarded the Best Bookkeeper – Corporate award at #bookkeepcon13. It’s all about the numbers 13 […]

Lisa Martin Avoid the rotten apples

Lisa Martin, Executive Director of accounting firm GoFi8ure, is rapidly expanding her company and recruiting at a rate of knots. […]

Hutt Valley Business Expo 2012

Don’t miss out on Lisa Martin’s 20 minute seminar at the Hutt Valley Business Expo. Because you didn’t go into […]

Finalist in the AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards 2012

Finalist – GoFi8ure GoFi8ure are selected as a finalist in 2012 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards. GoFi8ure has been […]

Digging Deep When Employing

In the last in the series of Small Business Basics, Lisa Martin, Executive Director of GoFi8ure says employ the right […]

Lisa Martin Her Business Magazine | Who’s Who June 2012

10 years of blood, sweat and tears & still going strong. Making it to that 10 year mark in business […]

Business owner beware – Wellington Woman I Autumn 2011

Are your head and heart working together? GoFi8ure’s Lisa Martin explains why they should be, for the benefit of your […]

Team talk Her Magazine | March 2011

The first step towards building a great group of people is building a great place for them to work. There’s […]

Get on top of it December March 2011

When I sat down to think about what I wanted to say in this month’s article a couple of weeks […]

My staff would never rip me off: yeah right – Plumbers Journal | October/November 2010

Plumbing, gas fitting, and drain laying businesses come in all shapes and sizes, but each one is susceptible to fraud. […]

GoFi8ure Finalists in Vero’s Excellence in Business Support Awards 2010

Finalist – GoFi8ure GoFi8ure’s brand is its key core differentiator – we strive to bring numbers to life. Our philosophy […]

Three letters, ends in X – M2 WOMAN | Spring 2010

Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.  However, understanding your tax obligations and their […]

Seeing red? Take steps to get back to black – Wellington Woman |Summer 2010

Lisa Martin – Edgy about numbers and finance this year? Do you see red, black, or nothing at all when […]

Figure It Out – Her Magazine | March 2010

It’s no mystery that creating a successful business takes time! That’s why at GoFi8ure the team of Bookkeepers and Accountants […]

Her Business Networks Wellington Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2009

A finalist and a judge! Category: Best Micro Business Finalist – GoFi8ure Judge of Category: Best SME Winner – Pet […]

GoFi8ure Finalists – Hutt Valley Business Excellence Awards 2009

Category: The Hutt City Council Small Business Award Finalists: GoFi8ure GoFi8ure adds to the Hutt Valley economy. GoFi8ure indirectly adds […]

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