accountants, tax advisors, business consultants in Auckland

Guide: Doing business in New Zealand

This guide summarises the requirements for setting up business in New Zealand under New Zealand law and outlines important features of that law and commercial practices relevant to conducting business in NZ.


More than 6,500 people operating in over 70 countries.


About Ecovis New Zealand

We take an objective and immersive approach to working with our clients. Our expertise is valued across corporate advisory, general accounting services, specialist taxation advice and wider business strategy services.

What we do

Our services in Auckland

  • business and strategic planning
  • business coaching
  • business recovery and insolvency
  • business valuations
  • capital raising
  • exit strategies
  • financial awareness training
  • more…

  • financial forecasting and budgeting
  • financial modelling
  • financial reporting
  • investigative accounting
  • litigation and expert witness support
  • merger and acquisition support
  • tax advice
  • trusteeships and trust management


Who we are

who we are

We focus on the detail
Whilst never losing focus of the ultimate objective

  • Whether you are an international business person or a manager with signifycant responsibilities at home, we all know that there are no simple answers to the many questions on tax, law and business that face you every day. Full-service consulting requires profound know how in many different areas and the ability to bring it all together.
  • Our 360 degree approach brings together experts from many fields and helps us to make sure we can give you all the advice you need to meet the specific challenges of your business, today and also tomorrow.
  • Our competence centres bring together experts in a wide range of spheres.

Get all the advice you need from Ecovis – complete, honest and accurate.

Personal advice at a local level
Supported by the wealth of knowledge and experience of our international network

  • Ecovis is a leading global consulting firm with its origin in Continental Europe. More than 6,500 people work within our network providing expertise and consultancy in the areas of tax, auditing, accounting and legal services in over 70 countries. Our diversified expertise and our effective support help our clients to achieve their personal and business goals and objectives. We also help to optimise processes and methods in order to maximise effectiveness and efficiency for all our clients.
    This enables us to offer premium service at a reasonable price.
  • Our consultants focus on building close, long term relationships with our clients, enabling the provision and delivery of customised solutions tailored to the specific needs and demands of each client.
  • At the same time every Ecovis office can rely on qualified specialists in the back offices as well as on specific industrial or national know-how of all Ecovis experts worldwide.

Join the Ecovis experience and see what real personal consulting is like.

Right near you
Wherever you are

  • Whether yours is an established international business dealing with cross border issues, a family owned company, the branch of a major corporation or a government organisation, we are at your side wherever your business takes you. With Ecovis, you will always have a home advantage. Being there means less communications hassle and increases our understanding of your special situation.
    We aim to work in partnership with you to provide the support and accessibility of a small company with the wealth of experience that can be expected from a global organisation.
  • In most instances, we have an international office located at a place near you, and can provide the sort of professional assistance and consulting that is just what you need.
  • With offices in more than 70 countries, Ecovis can help your business fly wherever you choose to take it.

Get the home advantage – with Ecovis at home and around the world.

Your personal advisor
Backed by the knowledge of 6,500 other experts

  • In business, be it national or international, success depends on having a partner you can deal with, working at the same level and with an extensive understanding of your concerns and opportunities. Your personal advisor at Ecovis is himself an experienced business person. Together, you share a common bond on which trust and mutual respect are developed, which allows your business to reach its full potential. As an Ecovis client you can draw on the interdisciplinary knowledge and proven capabilities of a leading consulting group with more than 6,500 experts throughout the world.
  • Whether you need tax services, auditing, accounting or legal services, your personal Ecovis consultant has both the local knowledge and the business acumen to make your business a success.
  • Each Ecovis consultant has instant access to our many specialist departments as well as to national and international colleagues with well developed skill sets in different fields and jurisdictions.

Profit from the wealth of knowledge your personal Ecovis consultant has to draw from.

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