Contractor Info and FAQs


Some tips and tools for Helium contractors, including downloadable templates


Tax Advice

The best source of advice on tax obligations is most likely to come from your business accountant. If you do not already have an accountant then the Inland Revenue Department can also provide you with advice and information. Visit the IRD Website


Download our handy timesheet template in pdf format.
For an Excel based timesheet select the following spreadsheet.

Payment Schedule

Unless agreed otherwise, payment is made on the 25th of the month.

Please send us your timesheet and invoice to It is important that you send these by the 1st working day of the following month. This will ensure prompt payment of your invoice.


Download a template for invoicing

Contractor Insurance

IT ContractorCare is the insurance offering to professional contractors to provide them insurance to cover:
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  • Professional Indemnity
  • Public Liability
  • Statutory Liability
Through our partnership with financial advice provider AdviceFirst, Helium is pleased to be able to offer this service to contractors at a very competitive annual rate.

What’s more, when you arrange your insurance through Helium, we will make a donation to The Wellington City Mission and Wellington Free Ambulance, on your behalf, to help support these important community services

Please click here for further information on Helium ContractorCare insurance.

This year our insurance is moving to an online platform which will make the insurance processing easier and more efficient. Helium have gone “digital” via our Easynsure platform, please contact Kelly Johnson  to ask for the Easynsure Website instructions and the link of Helium online portal, which will take you to the Helium log in page on Easynsure, register and sign up.

You will get the cover up to 1 Nov 2014 and then it will be annual cover from November. This is to standardise the various insurance offerings for a common renewal date. And your premium will be on a pro rata basis for part year.