Tax Working Group

9 Nov 18, 9:39am
Terry Baucher wades through a series recent IRD reports and concludes the taxman has room to improve
28 Oct 18, 7:02am
Jen​ée Tibshraeny crunches the numbers to figure out whether criticisms that the Labour Party is the 'tax party' are well-founded
25 Oct 18, 10:42am
Michael Littlewood argues Tax Working Group members must ask themselves whether KiwiSaver has lifted NZ's overall savings & if its tax subsidies are worth it
17 Oct 18, 3:00pm
EY's Matthew Hanley argues the Government should consider the design of a potential digital equalisation tax
14 Oct 18, 9:16am
The NZ Super Fund, eyeing Auckland's proposed light rail network, wants a nationally significant infrastructure regime to 'level the playing field' for mobile international capital
4 Oct 18, 12:36pm
TOP's Geoff Simmons: NZ's tax reform needs to be revenue neutral for the public to be convinced the Tax Working Group isn't a tax grab
24 Sep 18, 2:22pm
Chairman Michael Cullen says the Tax Working Group will be as detailed as possible to combat political attacks through 'mischief by misrepresentation'
24 Sep 18, 9:39am
Although intertwined with the issue of capital gains, finding a fairer treatment for retirement savings is arguably the most important objective for the TWG, says Terry Baucher
22 Sep 18, 5:00am
Tax Working Group Chairman Michael Cullen on taxing capital gains, environmental taxes, incentives for retirement savings & applying GST to financial services
20 Sep 18, 3:36pm
Tax Working Group considers 'vacant land' and 'empty home' taxes as a way of increasing housing supply and affordability
20 Sep 18, 11:46am
The Tax Working Group's interim report shows taxation of income from capital is ripe for reform & environmental taxation is central to the agenda, EY's David Snell says
20 Sep 18, 11:13am
Tax Working Group interim report says work on capital income 'not yet complete' but gives two options; group is not recommending either wealth taxes or land taxes
14 Sep 18, 8:26am
Terry Baucher hopes to see the Tax Working Group signal a break from the past, either in the form of a Capital Gains Tax or something else such as a land tax
13 Sep 18, 11:46am
Why TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants the Tax Working Group to take a capital gains tax off the table... and replace it with an equity tax
28 Aug 18, 10:44am
To her credit, the PM has made numerous attempts to soothe the concerns of business – so far none of them have worked; And Jason Walls says a new Business Council will do nothing to abate business’ concerns
13 Aug 18, 10:26am
Terry Baucher crunches the numbers around corporate tax and says anybody expecting the Tax Working Group to suggest a cut in the tax is going to be disappointed
26 Jul 18, 10:14am
Geoff Simmons separates the 'fake' reasons from the good reasons for talking about government debt
19 Jun 18, 6:00am
Westpac models how the different taxes being considered by the Tax Working Group would affect house prices
17 May 18, 2:28pm
Terry Baucher crunches all the tax news in the Budget, and says going into the 2020 election is when we might see changes in tax thresholds
16 Apr 18, 12:10pm
Geoff Simmons on why we can't have a fair and efficient tax system, as well as an exemption on owner occupied housing


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5 Sep 17, 2:46pm
25 May 17, 8:25am
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28 Aug 16, 5:02am
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20 Jul 11, 2:51pm