Business and Commercial Accounting

Whether your business is big or small, a dozen staff or a sole operator, Lay Associates Ltd offer services at a level tailored to suit your requirements and are commited to the success of your venture.

With professional expertise in accountancy and a birds-eye perspective of your business, you will get valuable guidance and advice to solve problems, protect your assets, structure your affairs for tax efficiency and achieve your goals.


  • provide advice and planning to achieve optimal tax positions and business structures.
  • Prepare annual financial statements—individual, partnership, company, trust and related tax returns.
  • Prepare monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly management financial statements and reports.
  • Prepare GST and FBT returns.
  • Provide representation when dealing with IRD on audits, disputes, and arrears in addition to routine tax matters.
  • Assist with business evaluations (Sale & Purchase).
  • Prepare Budgets and cashflow forecasts and provide regular monitoring.
  • Prepare share valuations.
  • Help you secure finance and work constructively with your bank.
  • Facilitate discussion and advise on succession planning matters.
  • Advise on entity structuring to best suit your needs.
  • Assist on all payroll matters.