Backbone Chartered Accountants Auckland, NZ

Backbone is an Auckland based chartered accounting firm which specialise in tax advice & Xero accounting solutions. From our offices in Auckland, New Zealand we offer accounting services so business owners can save time and the hassle of managing tax compliance.

Let our experience and appetite in finding the best accounting technology enable you to understand more about your business profitability, manage your cash flow and reach your full potential.

Tax rules can be complex and hard to understand. Let our talented accountants cut through the complexity for you, using everyday language.

What we do

Accounting

  • Annual  Financial Statements
  • Bookkeeping
  • Document Management
  • Management Accounts

Tax

  • Income Tax Returns
  • GST
  • Payroll
  • Fringe Benefit Tax
  • IRD Audits

Advisory

  • Virtual CFO
  • Budgets and Cashflow forecasting
  • Business Structure Advice
  • KPI Development
  • Exit Strategies
  • Tax Planning

Xero

  • Xero Training
  • Xero Advice
  • Xero Add-on Advice and Consulting
  • Xero Setup

Backbone Service Plans

Select the plan that’s right for you and our online tool will start a no obligation service proposal for you.
We will be in touch shortly after to discuss and confirm your service needs.

Bronze
From $139
+ GST per month*

Ideal for a small business with no employees and not GST registered

  • Xero Subscription
  • Bank Transactions Downloaded Daily
  • Year-End Financial Statements
  • Income Tax Return
  • Tax Reminders

            

Silver
From $299
+ GST per month*

Ideal for a business that wants bank transactions coded and GST Returns looked after

  • Xero Subscription
  • Bank Transactions Downloaded Daily
  • Online Invoicing & Debtors
  • Monthly Coding Of All Bank Transactions
  • Year-End Financial Statements
  • Income Tax Return
  • Annual Meeting
  • Provisional And Terminal Tax Reminders
  • Ad Hoc Telephone & Email Support
  • GST Returns
Gold
From $399
+GST per month*

Ideal for a business that wants bank transactions coded, GST Returns looked after, as well as receiving regular reports on how well their business is performing

  • Xero Subscription
  • Bank Transactions Downloaded Daily
  • Online Invoicing & Debtors
  • Weekly Coding Of All Bank Transactions
  • Year-End Financial Statements
  • Income Tax Return
  • Annual Meeting
  • Provisional And Terminal Tax Reminders
  • Ad Hoc Telephone & Email Support
  • GST Returns
  • Quarterly Management Reports
Platinum
From $449
+GST per month*

Ideal for a business that wants bank transactions coded, GST Returns looked after and wants monthly updates on how their  business is performing

  • Xero Subscription
  • Bank Transactions Downloaded Daily
  • Online Invoicing & Debtors
  • Weekly Coding Of All Bank Transactions
  • Year-End Financial Statements
  • Income Tax Return
  • 2x Annual Meetings
  • Provisional And Terminal Tax Reminders
  • Ad Hoc Telephone & Email Support
  • GST Returns
  • Monthly Management Reports
Virtual CFO
Price on Application*

All services contained in the platinum pack plus add on services such as

  • Tax Advice - Local & International
  • Cash Flow Management & Budgeting
  • Payroll & Staff Incentive Services
  • Strategic Planning
  • Capital Raising
  • Advisory Board Support
  • Management And Board Reporting
  • Plus Much More…

Backbone Service Plans

We've got a package to suit any business and be tailored to suit your needs.
Select the plan that’s right for you and our online tool will start a service proposal for you. When will be in touch shortly after to discuss and confirm your service needs

  • Bronze
    + GST per month*
    From $139

    Ideal for a small business with no employees and not GST registered

    • Xero Subscription
    • Bank Transactions Downloaded Daily
    • Year-End Financial Statements
    • Income Tax Return
    • Tax Reminders

                

  • Silver
    + GST per month*
    From $299

    Ideal for a business that wants bank transactions coded and GST Returns looked after

    • Xero Subscription
    • Bank Transactions Downloaded Daily
    • Online Invoicing & Debtors
    • Monthly Coding Of All Bank Transactions
    • Year-End Financial Statements
    • Income Tax Return
    • Annual Meeting
    • Provisional And Terminal Tax Reminders
    • Ad Hoc Telephone & Email Support
    • GST Returns
  • Gold
    +GST per month*
    From $399

    Ideal for a business that wants bank transactions coded, GST Returns looked after, as well as receiving regular reports on how well their business is performing

    • Xero Subscription
    • Bank Transactions Downloaded Daily
    • Online Invoicing & Debtors
    • Weekly Coding Of All Bank Transactions
    • Year-End Financial Statements
    • Income Tax Return
    • Annual Meeting
    • Provisional And Terminal Tax Reminders
    • Ad Hoc Telephone & Email Support
    • GST Returns
    • Quarterly Management Reports
  • Platinum
    +GST per month*
    From $449

    Ideal for a business that wants bank transactions coded, GST Returns looked after and wants monthly updates on how their  business is performing

    • Xero Subscription
    • Bank Transactions Downloaded Daily
    • Online Invoicing & Debtors
    • Weekly Coding Of All Bank Transactions
    • Year-End Financial Statements
    • Income Tax Return
    • 2x Annual Meetings
    • Provisional And Terminal Tax Reminders
    • Ad Hoc Telephone & Email Support
    • GST Returns
    • Monthly Management Reports
  • Virtual CFO
    Price on Application*

    All services contained in the platinum pack plus add on services such as

    • Tax Advice - Local & International
    • Cash Flow Management & Budgeting
    • Payroll & Staff Incentive Services
    • Strategic Planning
    • Capital Raising
    • Advisory Board Support
    • Management And Board Reporting
    • Plus Much More…
We work with the best business applications that fully integrate with xero. Talk to us about which add-ons are best for you.

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