David Parker

2nd Dec 20, 5:51pm
Inland Revenue raises 'significant' concerns over people using trusts to avoid the new 39% income tax rate; Suggests the trustee rate be hiked; Grant Robertson open to the idea
Inland Revenue raises 'significant' concerns over people using trusts to avoid the new 39% income tax rate; Suggests the trustee rate be hiked; Grant Robertson open to the idea
2nd Dec 20, 5:51pm
1st Dec 20, 3:17pm
Revenue Minister David Parker says the 33% tax rate on trusts could be hiked if high-income earners avoid the new 39% tax rate
Revenue Minister David Parker says the 33% tax rate on trusts could be hiked if high-income earners avoid the new 39% tax rate
1st Dec 20, 3:17pm
29th Nov 20, 2:00pm
The Week in Tax: the new Minister of Revenue's first speech points the finger at multinationals. And will a bright-line test expansion become our capital gains tax?
The Week in Tax: the new Minister of Revenue's first speech points the finger at multinationals. And will a bright-line test expansion become our capital gains tax?
29th Nov 20, 2:00pm
23rd Nov 20, 6:23pm
Government gives greenlight to three more projects, including housing developments, to go through streamlined consenting process designed in response to Covid-19
Government gives greenlight to three more projects, including housing developments, to go through streamlined consenting process designed in response to Covid-19
23rd Nov 20, 6:23pm
15th Nov 20, 5:23pm
The Week in Tax: Briefing the new Minister of Revenue, extending the small business cash flow scheme, and should people paying for working from home pay higher taxes?
The Week in Tax: Briefing the new Minister of Revenue, extending the small business cash flow scheme, and should people paying for working from home pay higher taxes?
15th Nov 20, 5:23pm
4th Nov 20, 9:35am
Guy Trafford reviews the new team now responsible for leading the Government policies of most interest to the rural community and the agrifood industry
Guy Trafford reviews the new team now responsible for leading the Government policies of most interest to the rural community and the agrifood industry
4th Nov 20, 9:35am
3rd Nov 20, 7:27pm
A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities
A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities
3rd Nov 20, 7:27pm
2nd Oct 20, 12:23pm
Labour plans more controls on planting plantation forests to protect valuable soils and water resources, will require residential property managers to be licensed and will put a framework in place to help people with properties affected by climate change
Labour plans more controls on planting plantation forests to protect valuable soils and water resources, will require residential property managers to be licensed and will put a framework in place to help people with properties affected by climate change
2nd Oct 20, 12:23pm
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29th Jul 20, 10:02am
Panel suggests RMA be scrapped and replaced by two new pieces of legislation, which both address planning and environmental issues
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Panel suggests RMA be scrapped and replaced by two new pieces of legislation, which both address planning and environmental issues
29th Jul 20, 10:02am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Economy - Trade and Investment
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Economy - Trade and Investment
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment - Water and Oceans
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment - Water and Oceans
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Foreign Affairs
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Foreign Affairs
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment/Housing - Resource Management Act
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment/Housing - Resource Management Act
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
17th Jun 20, 2:30pm
New Zealand-UK free trade negotiations to begin via video conference in July, says Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker
New Zealand-UK free trade negotiations to begin via video conference in July, says Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker
17th Jun 20, 2:30pm
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15th Jun 20, 4:09pm
Housing, roading, rail, cycling and water projects among those named by the Government to go through special streamlined consenting process
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Housing, roading, rail, cycling and water projects among those named by the Government to go through special streamlined consenting process
15th Jun 20, 4:09pm
28th May 20, 3:25pm
Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
28th May 20, 3:25pm
13th May 20, 5:17pm
Government introducing a national interest test for foreign investment, to stop strategically important companies being snapped up by foreign buyers at bargain basement prices
Government introducing a national interest test for foreign investment, to stop strategically important companies being snapped up by foreign buyers at bargain basement prices
13th May 20, 5:17pm
11th May 20, 8:52am
Chris Trotter muses on whether the Covid-19 crisis is ushering in a major shift in New Zealand foreign policy centring on a tilt away from Beijing and a cosying up to Washington
Chris Trotter muses on whether the Covid-19 crisis is ushering in a major shift in New Zealand foreign policy centring on a tilt away from Beijing and a cosying up to Washington
11th May 20, 8:52am
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
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19th Nov 19, 12:48pm
Government to get greater powers to decline foreign investment bids that don't meet a new 'national interest' test, and bids involving strategic assets that wouldn't otherwise need Overseas Investment Office consent
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Government to get greater powers to decline foreign investment bids that don't meet a new 'national interest' test, and bids involving strategic assets that wouldn't otherwise need Overseas Investment Office consent
19th Nov 19, 12:48pm
4th Nov 19, 6:40pm
Upgraded NZ-China FTA to be signed in early 2020; Government confirms agreement doesn't include new perks for dairy, but removes tariffs from more NZ wood products and includes 'ambitious' environmental commitments
Upgraded NZ-China FTA to be signed in early 2020; Government confirms agreement doesn't include new perks for dairy, but removes tariffs from more NZ wood products and includes 'ambitious' environmental commitments
4th Nov 19, 6:40pm
11th Sep 19, 7:14am
Eyebrows raised as Simon Bridges appears to sing from China's songbook during a visit that included a meeting with one of the Communist Party's most highly ranked members in charge of all legal enforcement
Eyebrows raised as Simon Bridges appears to sing from China's songbook during a visit that included a meeting with one of the Communist Party's most highly ranked members in charge of all legal enforcement
11th Sep 19, 7:14am
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5th Sep 19, 11:43am
Government proposes raft of changes aimed at improving water quality, including restricting intensification of land use without proof this won't increase pollution; Federated Farmers says proposals could lead to 'wholesale land use change'
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Government proposes raft of changes aimed at improving water quality, including restricting intensification of land use without proof this won't increase pollution; Federated Farmers says proposals could lead to 'wholesale land use change'
5th Sep 19, 11:43am
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
16th Aug 19, 4:47pm
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the effect on Auckland urban development of government plans to protect food producing land is not yet clear
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the effect on Auckland urban development of government plans to protect food producing land is not yet clear
16th Aug 19, 4:47pm

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