Government

17th Oct 19, 10:54am
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New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
16th Oct 19, 5:00am
A new survey conducted for law firm Simpson Grierson has found 77% of the businesses contacted intend to reinvest here within the next three years; Govt not seen as supportive, however
A new survey conducted for law firm Simpson Grierson has found 77% of the businesses contacted intend to reinvest here within the next three years; Govt not seen as supportive, however
16th Oct 19, 5:00am
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
7th Oct 19, 8:00am
Government reverses previous clampdown by the National administration on parents of migrants being allowed to settle here; move follows a previous reversal by this Govt on temporary visas
Government reverses previous clampdown by the National administration on parents of migrants being allowed to settle here; move follows a previous reversal by this Govt on temporary visas
7th Oct 19, 8:00am
3rd Oct 19, 12:00pm
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Electricity market changes include big power companies having to sell electricity at 'affordable' rates into wholesale market and extending discount pricing rates to all power customers; 'backstop legislation' will allow Govt to regulate when necessary
Electricity market changes include big power companies having to sell electricity at 'affordable' rates into wholesale market and extending discount pricing rates to all power customers; 'backstop legislation' will allow Govt to regulate when necessary
3rd Oct 19, 12:00pm
30th Sep 19, 3:00pm
Government says the big banks have promised not to close any regional branches while a four-location trial of banking hubs is under way from early next year
Government says the big banks have promised not to close any regional branches while a four-location trial of banking hubs is under way from early next year
30th Sep 19, 3:00pm
23rd Sep 19, 2:46pm
Independent experts assessing the 2018 census data quality disagree with Statistics NZ's view that the information on ethnicity is of 'high' quality and say there's 'significant variability in the quality of ethnicity data by ethnic group'
Independent experts assessing the 2018 census data quality disagree with Statistics NZ's view that the information on ethnicity is of 'high' quality and say there's 'significant variability in the quality of ethnicity data by ethnic group'
23rd Sep 19, 2:46pm
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23rd Sep 19, 8:30am
Government releases its Economic Plan, which includes measures to make business feasibility studies tax deductible and makes it easier for new ventures to carry forward deductions for tax losses
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Government releases its Economic Plan, which includes measures to make business feasibility studies tax deductible and makes it easier for new ventures to carry forward deductions for tax losses
23rd Sep 19, 8:30am
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19th Sep 19, 11:02am
Kiwibank economists say monetary policy is proving ineffective without fiscal support and we need 'strong, wise and expansive fiscal policy'
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Kiwibank economists say monetary policy is proving ineffective without fiscal support and we need 'strong, wise and expansive fiscal policy'
19th Sep 19, 11:02am
19th Sep 19, 9:05am
Peter Dunne says the Leader of the National Party could have grabbed the initiative during Labour's recent struggles, but he has missed the moment
Peter Dunne says the Leader of the National Party could have grabbed the initiative during Labour's recent struggles, but he has missed the moment
19th Sep 19, 9:05am
12th Sep 19, 8:54am
Peter Dunne asks some hard questions about the allegations of sexual misconduct within the Labour Party - and what the Prime Minister knew or should have known
Peter Dunne asks some hard questions about the allegations of sexual misconduct within the Labour Party - and what the Prime Minister knew or should have known
12th Sep 19, 8:54am
8th Sep 19, 6:31am
David Hargreaves ponders why a housing obsessed nation like New Zealand keeps electing governments that don't know how to handle housing issues
David Hargreaves ponders why a housing obsessed nation like New Zealand keeps electing governments that don't know how to handle housing issues
8th Sep 19, 6:31am
6th Sep 19, 7:22am
Peter Dunne says time will tell on the wisdom of the National Party shunning consensus on issues that cut across traditional political boundaries
Peter Dunne says time will tell on the wisdom of the National Party shunning consensus on issues that cut across traditional political boundaries
6th Sep 19, 7:22am
4th Sep 19, 2:34pm
The latest MBIE National Construction Pipeline Report sees nationwide house building peaking at 38,000 in the next few years - about 5,000 houses a year fewer than earlier forecast
The latest MBIE National Construction Pipeline Report sees nationwide house building peaking at 38,000 in the next few years - about 5,000 houses a year fewer than earlier forecast
4th Sep 19, 2:34pm
29th Aug 19, 9:12am
Peter Dunne says compulsory Kiwisaver and Flexi-Super are the real superannuation issues we ought to be discussing and debating now
Peter Dunne says compulsory Kiwisaver and Flexi-Super are the real superannuation issues we ought to be discussing and debating now
29th Aug 19, 9:12am
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
22nd Aug 19, 9:26am
Peter Dunne says the 'half-baked' plan for Treasury to do the independent financial scrutiny of political party promises in next year's election should be ruled out altogether
Peter Dunne says the 'half-baked' plan for Treasury to do the independent financial scrutiny of political party promises in next year's election should be ruled out altogether
22nd Aug 19, 9:26am
16th Aug 19, 10:00am
Andrea Black on: Progressive or not? Tax efficiency still lives, or does it? Having capital gains taxation without a capital gains tax and what happened to the tax advocate?
Andrea Black on: Progressive or not? Tax efficiency still lives, or does it? Having capital gains taxation without a capital gains tax and what happened to the tax advocate?
16th Aug 19, 10:00am
8th Aug 19, 8:58am
Peter Dunne says questions are being asked whether NZ First is reverting to type and is it about to bring about a fracture within the government to allow it to differentiate itself, and perhaps recover its support, in time for the election
Peter Dunne says questions are being asked whether NZ First is reverting to type and is it about to bring about a fracture within the government to allow it to differentiate itself, and perhaps recover its support, in time for the election
8th Aug 19, 8:58am
1st Aug 19, 9:41am
Peter Dunne says Australia has now roughly and cleverly boxed the Prime Minister into a corner on the deportation issue
Peter Dunne says Australia has now roughly and cleverly boxed the Prime Minister into a corner on the deportation issue
1st Aug 19, 9:41am

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