Grant Robertson

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
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20 Sep 18, 3:36pm
Tax Working Group considers 'vacant land' and 'empty home' taxes as a way of increasing housing supply and affordability
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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
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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
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12 Sep 18, 3:01pm
Discussion papers released on Govt plans to introduce Wellbeing measures into public finance and for the setting up of an independent fiscal institution to provide non-partisan costing of political policies
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12 Sep 18, 12:51pm
How can we marry KiwiSaver funds looking for yield with Government infrastructure projects looking for funding? 
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10 Sep 18, 10:53am
Key consultation period of over-arching review of the Reserve Bank will take place over the Christmas-New Year holiday period
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7 Sep 18, 4:30pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson adds ex-bank boss, former FMA enforcer and commercial lawyer to panel advising him on Phase 2 of the RBNZ Act review
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6 Sep 18, 2:05pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says location of bank branches is up to banks, but notes banks need a 'social licence' to operate
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2 Sep 18, 7:02am
Shane Jones’ multi-billion-dollar Provincial Growth Fund still has a long way to go before reaching its $3 billion target, Jason Walls says the next couple of years might prove to be a political headache for the Government
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30 Aug 18, 3:50pm
David Hargreaves says the Government may need a real business-friendly symbolic gesture to stop the country heading into a self-induced downturn
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30 Aug 18, 1:38pm
ANZ’s Business Confidence Survey has registered yet another drop, with now 50% of all businesses surveyed expecting a deterioration in business conditions, dollar falls
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23 Aug 18, 10:33am
The Government will spend $305 million on upgrading Auckland hospitals, to make up for a ‘legacy of deferred maintenance’
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20 Aug 18, 2:09pm
The Minister of Housing says there is no limit to what Government entities, such as NZTA, can borrow – none of this extra borrowing shows up on the Government’s core Crown debt ledger
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20 Aug 18, 7:50am
BNZ’s Head of Research Stephen Toplis is clearly not as optimistic as the Reserve Bank or the Government when it comes to NZ’s future growth – but why?
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19 Aug 18, 6:02am
Before the 2020 election, Finance Minister Grant Robertson must decide if Labour will stick with the Budget Responsibility Rules, or ditch them. Jason Walls says this will be a hugely significant decision
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14 Aug 18, 2:30pm
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
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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
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12 Aug 18, 6:58am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has long talked of the ‘transition’ the New Zealand economy needs to go through – Jason Walls says Thursday’s MPS marked an important part of that transition
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10 Aug 18, 7:37am
Governor Adrian Orr reveals scenario where the RBNZ would be forced to dramatically cut the OCR and outlines some details of a potential quantitative easing plan
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