Business news

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28th Aug 20, 12:41pm
National commits to 'facilitating negotiations' to keep aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point open, as Rio Tinto says it could stage a longer exit if it gets a 'fixed and fair' electricity transmission price
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National commits to 'facilitating negotiations' to keep aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point open, as Rio Tinto says it could stage a longer exit if it gets a 'fixed and fair' electricity transmission price
28th Aug 20, 12:41pm
28th Aug 20, 10:00am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy looks at the impact of COVID-19 and various policy responses on business activity across a range of countries
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy looks at the impact of COVID-19 and various policy responses on business activity across a range of countries
28th Aug 20, 10:00am
27th Aug 20, 2:46pm
National outlines tax changes aimed at reducing business compliance costs and encouraging capital investment
National outlines tax changes aimed at reducing business compliance costs and encouraging capital investment
27th Aug 20, 2:46pm
27th Aug 20, 9:01am
Our national airline is not giving any specific financial guidance for the year ahead but says each of the scenarios it is currently modelling suggests it will make another loss in 2021
Our national airline is not giving any specific financial guidance for the year ahead but says each of the scenarios it is currently modelling suggests it will make another loss in 2021
27th Aug 20, 9:01am
25th Aug 20, 5:00am
Diana Clement explores how you enforce a court’s judgment when defendants try to hide their assets and when official agencies don't show any special inclination to help enforce the decision
Diana Clement explores how you enforce a court’s judgment when defendants try to hide their assets and when official agencies don't show any special inclination to help enforce the decision
25th Aug 20, 5:00am
24th Aug 20, 9:24pm
Lockdown's extended, but the wage subsidy isn't, and the PM can't confirm whether Cabinet considered a cost-benefit analysis when deciding to keep Auckland at L3
Lockdown's extended, but the wage subsidy isn't, and the PM can't confirm whether Cabinet considered a cost-benefit analysis when deciding to keep Auckland at L3
24th Aug 20, 9:24pm
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24th Aug 20, 3:16pm
Auckland to move to Level 2.5 on August 31; Rest of NZ to remain at Level 2; Mask wearing to be mandatory on public transport at Level 2 from August 31
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Auckland to move to Level 2.5 on August 31; Rest of NZ to remain at Level 2; Mask wearing to be mandatory on public transport at Level 2 from August 31
24th Aug 20, 3:16pm
24th Aug 20, 12:00pm
Statistics New Zealand says retail sales plummeted 15% in the lockdown-affected June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says retail sales plummeted 15% in the lockdown-affected June quarter
24th Aug 20, 12:00pm
23rd Aug 20, 10:54am
The Week in Tax; home office payments clarified, Resurgent Wage Subsidy, reshaped Business Finance Guarantee scheme, SME cashflow scheme, and tax pooling
The Week in Tax; home office payments clarified, Resurgent Wage Subsidy, reshaped Business Finance Guarantee scheme, SME cashflow scheme, and tax pooling
23rd Aug 20, 10:54am
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20th Aug 20, 4:21pm
Robertson increases cap on Business Finance Guarantee Scheme 10-fold, extends terms of loans and enables businesses to use loans for capital investment and re-financing
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Robertson increases cap on Business Finance Guarantee Scheme 10-fold, extends terms of loans and enables businesses to use loans for capital investment and re-financing
20th Aug 20, 4:21pm
20th Aug 20, 9:58am
The country's largest airport is taking a gloomier view than international observers of how long it will take global travel to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic
The country's largest airport is taking a gloomier view than international observers of how long it will take global travel to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic
20th Aug 20, 9:58am
20th Aug 20, 7:38am
David Mahon says politically they may be polarised, but the US and Chinese economies are intertwined through the global trading and financial system making Washington’s ‘decoupling’ aim a fantasy
David Mahon says politically they may be polarised, but the US and Chinese economies are intertwined through the global trading and financial system making Washington’s ‘decoupling’ aim a fantasy
20th Aug 20, 7:38am
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17th Aug 20, 3:02pm
Robertson: Businesses need to have suffered 40% revenue drop to qualify for new wage subsidy; Leave Support scheme simplified; New PREFU date set
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Robertson: Businesses need to have suffered 40% revenue drop to qualify for new wage subsidy; Leave Support scheme simplified; New PREFU date set
17th Aug 20, 3:02pm
16th Aug 20, 9:03am
The Week in Tax; home office deductions, when is development work ‘minor’, and are our tax policy settings right?
The Week in Tax; home office deductions, when is development work ‘minor’, and are our tax policy settings right?
16th Aug 20, 9:03am
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14th Aug 20, 5:47pm
Auckland to remain at L3, the rest of the country to remain at L2 until August 26; Decision to be reviewed on August 21; Wage subsidy extended nationwide while L3 restrictions remain in place
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Auckland to remain at L3, the rest of the country to remain at L2 until August 26; Decision to be reviewed on August 21; Wage subsidy extended nationwide while L3 restrictions remain in place
14th Aug 20, 5:47pm
13th Aug 20, 9:32am
ASB economists have crunched the numbers on what the current alert level settings may mean for the economy - and what impact a broader lockdown would have
ASB economists have crunched the numbers on what the current alert level settings may mean for the economy - and what impact a broader lockdown would have
13th Aug 20, 9:32am
12th Aug 20, 4:39pm
Covid-19 update: Director-General of Health says two work colleagues and two people from a 'related household' of confirmed cases are suspected to have Covid
Covid-19 update: Director-General of Health says two work colleagues and two people from a 'related household' of confirmed cases are suspected to have Covid
12th Aug 20, 4:39pm
12th Aug 20, 4:16pm
RBNZ to help banks enable their customers to defer mortgage repayments beyond 6 months; Details expected next week
RBNZ to help banks enable their customers to defer mortgage repayments beyond 6 months; Details expected next week
12th Aug 20, 4:16pm
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12th Aug 20, 11:06am
Covid-19 update: Parliament dissolution deferred until at least Monday; Aged care facilities put in lockdown; Covid-19 cases travelled to Rotorua
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Covid-19 update: Parliament dissolution deferred until at least Monday; Aged care facilities put in lockdown; Covid-19 cases travelled to Rotorua
12th Aug 20, 11:06am
9th Aug 20, 10:25am
The Week in Tax: fringe benefit tax, how workable is the Greens Party's wealth tax? And is unemployment insurance on the cards?
The Week in Tax: fringe benefit tax, how workable is the Greens Party's wealth tax? And is unemployment insurance on the cards?
9th Aug 20, 10:25am
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8th Aug 20, 1:53pm
Labour launches campaign with $311m commitment to expand subsidy paid to businesses that employ people at risk of long-term unemployment
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Labour launches campaign with $311m commitment to expand subsidy paid to businesses that employ people at risk of long-term unemployment
8th Aug 20, 1:53pm
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
2nd Aug 20, 5:33pm
The Week in Tax: taxing gold, the tax implications of meeting the Healthy Homes standards, and six months to get ready for the new Trusts Act
The Week in Tax: taxing gold, the tax implications of meeting the Healthy Homes standards, and six months to get ready for the new Trusts Act
2nd Aug 20, 5:33pm

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