Stuart Nash

10 Dec 18, 1:25pm
Small businesses lacking bargaining power front of mind for Government as it consults on strengthening protections against unfair commercial practices
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7 Dec 18, 2:33pm
The IRD can't say for certain how ring-fencing rental losses will affect the residential property market, but notes investors suffering losses on their rentals are currently getting tax breaks of $2000 a year
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18 Oct 18, 10:06am
Govt proposes law change to require overseas retailers selling goods to New Zealanders online to start paying GST; Change won't necessarily cost online shoppers more
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10 Aug 18, 2:38pm
Minister of Small Business Stuart Nash has set up a small business council but its aim is not to bolster sluggish business confidence numbers, an issue he admits he is concerned about
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7 Jul 18, 9:30am
Is it fair that if you keep working when you're over 65 your employer doesn't have to contribute to your KiwiSaver account? Martin Hawes thinks not and wants a law change
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7 Jul 18, 9:29am
Does NZ's new law 'ensuring multinationals pay tax based on the actual economic activity they carry out in NZ' apply to Visa and Mastercard?
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2 Jul 18, 2:11pm
Government documents show the option of increasing the minimum employer KiwiSaver contribution was rejected in favour of adding new 6% and 10% employee contribution options
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1 May 18, 11:31am
The Revenue Minister has the go-ahead from the Tax Working Group to require overseas businesses to collect and return GST on any products worth less than $400
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24 Apr 18, 10:10am
Property Institute warns the Government's moves to 'ring fence' property tax losses will have a 'disastrous impact' on the market and significantly worsen the already existing rental accommodation shortage
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19 Apr 18, 8:55am
From April 1 next year, a 12.5% tax credit on eligible expenditure will be available to business doing R&D in New Zealand; a business will be able to claim a tax credit for up to $120 million of R&D expenditure each year
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17 Apr 18, 8:13am
Fonterra reintroduces faster payment terms for its smaller suppliers
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29 Mar 18, 4:46pm
David Hargreaves says while the move to ring-fence' investors' losses on rental properties for tax purposes appears logical we must be cautious about assuming that all the consequences will be good ones
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29 Mar 18, 11:31am
IRD releases 'ring-fencing' paper; Revenue Minister encourages feedback on proposal to ensure investors can't offset losses on property investments against other income
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28 Mar 18, 10:05am
The Bill that will see the bright line test extended from two-years to five has passed its third reading and now awaits the Royal Assent to become law
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14 Mar 18, 12:20pm
The Tax Working Group's paper calling for submissions explicitly seeks views on whether there could be items exempt from GST in order to benefit low income people
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17 Feb 18, 9:07am
Regulatory impact statement on extending the bright-line test reveals why the IRD would rather keep the current two-year test in place, while Treasury is up in the air on the matter
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15 Feb 18, 12:23pm
The coalition is pressing on with plans to increase the 'bright line' test for residential property sales to cover a five year period; law changes expected to take effect in March
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20 Dec 17, 4:24pm
Govt's Tax Working Group features 11 members including Auckland University's Craig Elliffe, Business NZ's Kirk Hope & ex-IRD Deputy Commissioner Robin Oliver
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24 Nov 17, 11:49am
The Tax Working Group may yet surprise us, but its brief appears to be a disappointingly shallow and obvious one aimed at achieving narrowly-defined outcomes
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23 Nov 17, 11:14am
Government releases details of Tax Working Group; reiterates commitment to 'fair and progressive tax system''; Joyce says it's an 18-month-long rubber stamp for a Capital Gains Tax
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