What We Do

My Two Cents offers bookkeeping and accounting services, taxation, financials, business setup, support and advice for contractors, sole traders and small to medium businesses.

Business Setup & Support

With the added benefit of being a Certified Xero Advisor and Xero Payroll Certified we can have you and your business up and running with Xero in no time.

Our Mission

To collaborate with small business owners to create success, by providing reliable and efficient business support, advising, bookkeeping and taxation services.

“Affordable accounting solutions, saving you time so you can focus on your business”

WE CAN HELP!

We have the skills and knowledge to help you run your business efficiently and effectively, saving you time and money so you can focus on what you do best – your business.

News - latest updates, tips, and advice....

Questions about GST?

In New Zealand, goods and services tax (GST) is added to the price of most products and services. If your business is GST registered, you collect GST from customers (by adding 15% to your sale price)Read more

How to achieve business success

The success of your business is in your hands. The path to success is a journey, you can chart your path by setting goals and tracking progress. Change may be the only certainty in business, but youRead more

Building a better business in 10 steps

You’re in business, congratulations, that takes courage and commitment. It’s not easy, and at times you might find yourself questioning why you’re even doing it, but you’re here because youRead more

Northland Bookkeepers leading the way for Small Business

Northland Bookkeepers were honoured this year, taking out three of the eight prestigious awards presented at the Institute of Certified New Zealand Bookkeepers (ICNZB) 9th Annual conference AwardRead more

Struggling to sell goods or services to your customers?

Many businesses are grappling with the challenge of selling goods or services to their customers. Here are the top 4 reasons why you may be struggling: 1. Selling the wrong thing One of the biggestRead more

Working from Home? Claim your home office expenses

If you have a home office for your business, you should be able to claim some of the running costs. It’s important to be aware of what you can and can’t claim, and the record-keeping involved inRead more

Teaching your kids about money

The money we spend each day tends to be invisible. When was the last time you withdrew your cash for the week and used it to make purchases? Rather than dealing in notes and coins, we tend to reach fRead more

Keep on top of debtors with proactive credit control

Having a large amount of debt in your business is bad for cash flow, weakens your overall financial health and brings down your credit score as a business. Not to mention the rising stress levelsRead more

Keeping your tax and expenses in check when you are self-employed

Self employed, contracting or freelancing requires you to wear a lot of hats. Relationship-building, keeping track of your time, marketing your skills and actually doing the work. But one of yourRead more

Forecasting cash flow

Why you need to forecast your cash flow Cash flow is the lifeblood of your business. And when it comes to cash flow management, preventing cash issues is far easier than trying to solve these issuesRead more

6 secrets to getting prompt payment

If you’re struggling with late payments, and about half of small businesses are, here are some simple tips to try. Invoice without delay Your customer can’t pay until you've invoiced them, soRead more

Five ways to save time with job costing software

For a lot of clients, doing job-costing calculations takes hours on spreadsheets and there’s a lot of room for error. Job costing software streamlines the process and automates the calculations, toRead more

Testimonials

"Haley Wilson from My Two Cents is the lifeblood of our organisation. She works alongside our staff to encourage understanding of budgets and forward planning. The value of the work she provides is of the highest quality and calibre. Having an upbeat positive attitude can make all the difference when speaking about money and Haley is able to provide calm solutions and pathways forward through complex budgets. The benefits of a well-run financial plan have directly benefited the hard working committed employees at our Waiheke Resources Trust."

- Mike Maahs, Manager, Waiheke Resources Trust

“As a sole trader, I know I can leave it up to Haley to sort the IRD requirements, cover the technical stuff and make the end of financial year a breeze so I can get on doing what I do.
Perfect!! Thanks Haley.”

- Mandy Jackson, ATMA Business Assistance