发布日期:01/12/2021 4分钟阅读

新西兰COVID - 19应对资源

In response to the August 2021 新型冠状病毒肺炎 lockdown, 澳新银行已经收集了一系列的资源和信息,以帮助会员和他们的客户度过这一艰难时期.

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  • Guidance 和 resources for responding to 新型冠状病毒肺炎 are changing frequently
  • CA ANZ members need to be aware changes 和 the resources available
  • This page provides a range of CA ANZ 和 Government resources to help members 和 their clients navigate 新型冠状病毒肺炎

注册会计师s have an important role to play helping  企业, clients 和 stakeholders underst和 和 utilise the range of 新型冠状病毒肺炎 guidance 和 resources that are available. This page will be regularly updated to assist you with this.

COVID保护框架 (Traffic lights) & Employment NZ guidance – 30 November

The 新型冠状病毒肺炎 Protection Framework will replace the Alert Level system at 11:59pm, 2 December with  a traffic light system. The traffic lights (新型冠状病毒肺炎 Protection Framework) aim to protect Aotearoa New Zeal和 从 新型冠状病毒肺炎, while allowing vaccinated people more freedoms.

企业 和 workplaces can open at Red. Some workers may need to be vaccinated. To find more information about operating at Red, 点击这里.

To see a summary of all the levels, 和 what’s required under them, 点击这里.

Employment NZ have also released their latest 通讯.

It is essential reading for business owners, 和 covers a range of topics including:

  • Vaccination requirement for some workers by Friday 3 December
  • Paid time off for employees to get vaccinated
  • Paid notice period where 就业 is terminated based on vaccination requirements
  • New upcoming vaccination assessment tool for 企业
  • Employment tips for public holidays over Christmas 和 New Year

阅读 通讯 和 订阅.

Traffic light transition payment 和 复兴支持付款 change – 30 November

新西兰财政部长宣布,一旦新西兰于11日进入COVID - 19防护框架,将对企业的金融支持进行一些调整.12月2日下午59点.   变更内容如下: 

  • 由于奥克兰的高警戒级别,企业将面临一次性过渡支付的限制, 怀卡托和北国.  This payment operates in the same way as the 复兴支持付款s, with the same criteria. 企业 和 组织 with reduced income between 3 October 和 9 November may be eligible.
  • Applications will open in myIR on December 10. 
  • There are no additional rounds of the Wage Subsidy or 复兴支持付款 planned. 
  • 复苏支持支付资格标准将有一个变化,允许现有企业在7月18日或之后改变所有权,以接收支付.  This will come into effect 从 December 10. 
  • The Leave Support Payment will change to a weekly payment (rather than fortnightly)

More information can be found at http://www.ird.govt.nz/.

COVID vaccination pass 和 certificate update – 16 November

新西兰Aotearoa的所有16岁及以上的人现在都可以通过My Covid Record|mycovidrecord在线查看他们的Covid -19疫苗接种记录.健康.nz

Vaccinated people will also be able to download a vaccine pass for use in Aotearoa New Zeal和, 和 a separate vaccine certificate for international travel, 从 My Covid record|mycovidrecord.健康.nz.

Click here to learn how to use My Covid Record. If you have problems accessing a computer, providing identification or have an exemption 从 vaccination, 请拨打0.

Vaccine pass use – requirements for 企业

根据新的 COVID保护框架, requiring customers or patrons to present a vaccine pass will be optional for many locations.  There will be some higher-risk settings where vaccine passes will be required, in order to open to the public.

At all levels of the COVID保护框架, 企业, 零售, 和 public facilities will generally be able to remain open for vaccinated people.  企业, 事件, 组织, 社区, 一系列部门可以合法选择使用卫生部疫苗通行证实施入境要求.

如果一个企业, organisation or service does not wish to require vaccine passes on entry, they will have to operate with strict limits on capacity 和 space requirements. They may need to close in Orange 和/or Red levels of the new COVID保护框架.

The Ministry of Health is building a free Verifier App to be made available on the App Store 和 Google Play, for 企业 to use to scan 和 verify a domestic vaccine pass.  The verification app will be available to download later this month.

Risk assessment process not applicable where Vaccination Order m和ates vaccination 

2021年10月26日 Government announced a new risk assessment process will be introduced to assist employers to determine what work requires a vaccinated employee.

The risk assessment process will not apply to work that the 新型冠状病毒肺炎 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 specifies must be carried out by people who are fully vaccinated. 

Where the Order m和ates work to be completed by someone who is fully vaccinated, no risk assessment needs to be carried out, 雇主也没有选择考虑其他公共卫生措施,如保持身体距离和使用个人防护装备,是否可以将接触和传播新型冠状病毒肺炎的风险降至最低.  The risk assessment process will be introduced under public 健康 legislation later this year.

Rapid Antigen Testing trial - update

The 29 企业 participating in the Rapid Antigen Testing trial have started using rapid antigen tests. To date, there have been a total of 1,763 rapid antigen tests administered,

Data 从 the trial (number of tests, 阳性检测数目, number of invalid tests) is being submitted twice weekly by participants.  Data collection 和 meetings will continue until the trial ends on 30 November 2021, before the information is used to inform the wider rollout of rapid antigen testing.

英国日博集团快速测试方案的查询,以及商业登记他们的兴趣成为未来几个月试验的进一步阶段的一部分, 可定向到 (电子邮件保护)

Exemptions 从 m和atory vaccination under the Order – new process 和 criteria established

在某些情况下, 边境工作人员, 健康与残疾, education 和 corrections workers may be able to get an exemption 从 being vaccinated against 新型冠状病毒肺炎. 然而, there are very few situations where a vaccine is contraindicated 和, 像这样, a medical exemption is expected to be rarely required.

A centralised process has now been established to manage vaccine exemptions. The process includes a layer of independence 和 objective criteria. Exemptions previously granted are now void, so people will need to reapply.

Please note that the exceptions process for Border workers, including MIQ 和 port workers covered by the vaccination order, 保持不变.

读到 who can apply for an exemption or exception, what criteria must be met, 和 how to apply.

阅读更多 about m和atory vaccination for workers at 新型冠状病毒肺炎: M和atory vaccinations 和 on the Unite Against 新型冠状病毒肺炎 website. For further information or to ask questions email (电子邮件保护).

For more information please visit www.健康.政府.nz

Employment NZ updates COVID information – 10 November

Employment New Zeal和 has released their latest information on about 就业 rights 和 responsibilities.

这包括:

  • New legislation for workplace vaccine requirements. 
  • Details around changing an employee’s hours of work.
  • Information on closing down over the festive season.
  • What financial support is available during 新型冠状病毒肺炎.

Read their latest 通讯 to find out more.

CA ANZ 和 Xero offer new support programmes

CA ANZ has partnered with Deakin Business School to offer ‘Counting on U’, a unique program providing accredited mental 健康 first aid 和 relationship building training.

Accountants are often at the frontline with business owners experiencing financial distress 和 other pressures, 特别是在一些地区,当客户遇到财务问题时,他们更有可能与会计师而不是咨询师讨论这个问题.

Rather than enabling members to diagnose or treat mental illness, Counting on U provides high-level communication skills needed to have sensitive conversations to help clients, friends 和 family reach the mental 健康 resources they need.

Register now for an online Counting on U information session, behind held at midday, Tuesday 9 November.

Xero have also extended their 鑫元鸿援助计划 to all Auckl和 small business owners.

It’s free, confidential, 和 run through the world-leading wellbeing provider Benestar, offering access to three telephone, live chat, or online professional counselling sessions.  电子邮件 (电子邮件保护) with the name of your business to recieve instructions on how to access the service.

Government boosts 复兴支持付款 和 business advice

On Friday 22 October the Govenrment announced a ‘Business Boost’ package, alongside detail on a new COVID suppression strategy.

Full details can be found in Finance Minister Grant Robertson’s speech 而在 www.covid19.政府.nz.

Some of the high level details can be found below.

复兴支持付款 boost

  • After the next scheduled payment on the 29th of October, payments will be made fortnightly at double the current rate.  The first of these will open on the 12th of November.
  • 目前,RSP是指每三周支付1500美元的符合条件的企业和400美元的全职员工,不超过50名全职员工或21美元,500
  • For the payments starting on 12th of November this will be $3000 per eligible business 和 $800 per FTE, 多达50个fte. This will make the maximum fortnightly payment $43,000.

商业建议资金

  • A $60 million fund for business advice 和 mental 健康 support in Auckl和.
  • 通过已建立的区域业务伙伴网络提供建议,现在不需要企业提供相应的贡献. 
  • 企业 will be able to apply for up to $3,000 worth of advice 和 planning support, 然后得到最多4美元,000美元来实现这个建议. 

Ten facts every business 和 employee should know about Delta 和 the workplace

Employment New Zeal和 has published a new page, answering a range of questions about 就业 law in relation to COVID.

Topics include whether workers can be required to be vaccinated, or return to work under certain levels, 如果雇主想要改变员工工作安排的条款和条件,需要哪些具体条件.

It's always good to refresh on this information – check out the 10 facts at 就业.政府.nz.

Sharing Knowledge video online – Covid Support for Business

The recent Sharing Knowledge session on Covid Support for Business, hosted by NZ Country Head Peter Vial, 政府关系主管夏洛特·埃维特(Charlotte Evett)和新西兰税务主管约翰·卡斯伯森(John Cuthbertson)现在可以观看 www.gch4usa.com.

Employment New Zeal和 advice

Employment New Zeal和 has issued their latest 通讯, 包括常见问题,包括在2019冠状病毒病期间,雇主是否可以支付低于正常工资的工资,以及雇主是否可以让员工休年假或病假,以补充其工资.

浏览通讯 就业.政府.nz.

M和atory QR scanning or record keeping 从 Tuesday 7 September

At midnight on Tuesday 7 September, 许多面向公众的企业将强制拥有二维码扫描或其他记录系统,以便每个进入其场所的人使用.

Information regarding this requirement can be 在这里找到.

如果您需要任何与业务相关的建议或支持,我们为南岛的所有企业提供了全额资助的新型冠状病毒肺炎业务热线,电话:0800 50 50 96,通过坎特伯雷雇主商会,或通过EMA致电北岛0800 500362.

The 新型冠状病毒肺炎 Business Helpline can help you with advice on workplace operations during changing alert levels, how to access Government financial support, underst和ing employer obligations for staff, 和 general business advice to support business continuity.

税务局的更新

Working 从 home tax determinations updated

9月1日,税务局更新了他们英国日博集团向在家工作的员工支付费用和员工使用电信工具的指南,以及他们在工作中的使用计划.

决心EE003 适用于2021年10月1日至2023年3月31日期间,并规定了在这些情况下雇主向雇员支付的款项可被视为雇员的豁免收入的程度.

In order to make it easier for employers 和 employees to locate the information that they may require, this determination amalgamates 和 replaces all previous determinations that have been published on this topic.

注册会计师s Australia 和 New Zeal和 welcomes this new determination, but says that the latest lockdown is further evidence that working 从 home is here to stay, 和 that a permanent working 从 home tax policy is needed. 阅读更多 of our comments on www.nzherald.co.nz

政府的支持

Please find below a information 和 links to the various Government Covid Lockdown support measures.

We encourage you to re-visit the websites below regularly for updates.

复兴支持付款

复苏支持付款(RSP)是一种支付,用于在新型冠状病毒肺炎警报级别或交通灯增加的情况下,帮助支持可行的和正在进行的企业或组织.

税 agents can apply for the RSP on behalf of their clients, if they confirm they have the authority to apply 和 hold a record of that authority. 

工资补贴计划

工资补贴计划(WSS)适用于全国各地的雇主和个体经营者,如果他们预计由于2021年8月17日宣布的警报级别上调而损失40%的收入,就可以申请WSS.

自2020年3月该计划首次使用以来,为了反映工资成本的增加,WSS费率已有所提高. 企业 will be eligible for $600 per week per full-time equivalent employee, 和 $359 per week per part-time employee. Wage Subsidy payments for all eligible employees will be paid as a two-week lump sum. Applications open on Friday 20 August.

短期内没有付款

The 短期内没有付款 (STAP) is available for 企业, including self-employed people, to help pay their workers who cannot work 从 home while they wait for a 新型冠状病毒肺炎 test result.

离开支持方案

The 离开支持方案 (LSS) is available for employers, including self-employed people, to help pay their employees who need to self-isolate 和 can't work 从 home.

Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme (SBCLS)

小企业现金流贷款计划(SBCLS)适用于有活力的企业和拥有50名或少于50名全职同等雇员、经营时间超过6个月的自雇人士, 和 have experienced at least a 30 percent decline in actual revenue may be eligible for a loan under the SBCLS.

贷款必须用于支付您的企业或组织的核心运营成本或旨在帮助您的企业适应新型冠状病毒肺炎造成的情况的资本成本. Applications for the scheme are open until 31 December 2023.

日博官方网站税务局

Self-Service options are available through myIR 和 instructions can be found on their website, 太少了.政府.nz. They have advised that critical enquiries should be directed through your agent account manager. They will continue to provide online meetings.

Doing Business Under Alert Levels 和 traffic lights

商务部, 创新与就业(MBIE)为企业在各种封锁级别或红绿灯下的运营提供指导.

为了了解更多, 点击这里.

For more information contact the MBIE advice centre (电子邮件保护) 或者在0

CA澳新银行支持

EAP项目

请不要犹豫使用我们的员工援助计划(EAP) -个人指导和支持对所有成员都是可用的.

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Ethics reminder during this time

As the we move to a high trust Government support model, 和 as clients come under increased pressure, it is important that we remain vigilant 和 hold fast to our shared values 和 Code of Ethics. It is well worth re-reading this ethics reminder 从 our President.

Refine your business plans for the new normal: New Zeal和

Guidance on how to navigate your business through COVID.

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The 员工援助计划 is available to New Zeal和 members

Find out how to access confidential guidance 和 counselling.

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