Michael Littlewood

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
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1 Jun 18, 7:38am
Treasury boss Gabriel Makhlouf says the age of superannuation entitlement ‘probably should increase’ to help manage what an economist calls NZ’s ‘looming fiscal time-bomb’
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17 Mar 17, 9:18am
Brian Fallow probes National, Labour & NZ First's stances on superannuation and argues they are too relaxed about the snowballing costs
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2 Jul 14, 1:57pm
The RPRC looks at the new Labour Party KiwiSaver policy in detail, identifying the helpful aspects and calling out new problems they will cause
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9 May 14, 11:43am
Friday's Top 10: Jason Krupp on Len Brown's politics trumping economics, the taxi cartel, rude retailers, the GFC's birth rate impact, Dilbert and more
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11 Apr 14, 10:30am
Friday's Top 10: How broadband impacts Z, back to Greece, perspective on Australia's housing bubble, QE as financial morphine Dilbert and more
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19 Feb 13, 3:06pm
New Zealand households don't have quite so many of their asset eggs in the housing basket as we thought, says Michael Littlewood
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1 Jun 12, 9:23am
Retirement researcher says KiwiSaver providers should have to report performance figures net of tax and net of fees. Your view?
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25 May 12, 5:17pm
Retirement Policy and Research Centre recommends mininum 25 year residency requirement to qualify for NZ Super. Your thoughts?
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5 Apr 12, 4:25pm
Retirement researcher calls for an end to auto-enrollment and thus the elimination of default providers who have been dealt an unfair "competitive advantage". Your view?
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18 Mar 11, 10:06am
Working longer, lifting retirement age touted by OECD as means to preserve pensions for longer living aging population. Your view?
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28 Jan 11, 3:57pm
Savings Working Group to rule out compulsory KiwiSaver in favour of 'halfway' measures to ramp up national savings
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19 Nov 10, 12:11pm
NZ had national savings of NZ$3.2 bln in year to March 2010, Stats NZ says
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19 Nov 10, 12:11pm
NZ had national savings of NZ$3.2 bln in year to March 2010, Stats NZ says
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24 Sep 10, 4:29pm
Opinion: Compulsory super is not what it seems
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7 Sep 10, 6:20pm
Opinion: Why the tax treatment of savings is a mess that needs urgent attention before fixing Working for Families
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18 May 10, 11:22pm
Opinion: Why New Zealanders' investment in housing appears rational
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18 Mar 10, 11:16am
Auckland Uni think-tank challenges Tax Working Group's NZ$200 bln figure for rental properties (Update 2)
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30 Jul 09, 1:57pm
NZ tax laws too complicated, allow too much choice, policy group says
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