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A $400-a-week shortfall: People in their 40s face a bleak retirement on KiwiSaver’s current trajectory, Ayesha Scott says
29th Jun 22, 10:33am
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A $400-a-week shortfall: People in their 40s face a bleak retirement on KiwiSaver’s current trajectory, Ayesha Scott says
Terry Baucher reviews new details around the Cost of Living Payment, looks at wealth taxes and windfall profits taxes, updates the car travel reimbursement rates, and notes the longer-term perils of cheating on GST transactions
5th Jun 22, 12:07pm
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Terry Baucher reviews new details around the Cost of Living Payment, looks at wealth taxes and windfall profits taxes, updates the car travel reimbursement rates, and notes the longer-term perils of cheating on GST transactions
The Government is pledging to make supermarkets do wholesale deals with their competitors and is 'looking at' how to implement compulsory unit pricing on grocery products
30th May 22, 3:00pm
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The Government is pledging to make supermarkets do wholesale deals with their competitors and is 'looking at' how to implement compulsory unit pricing on grocery products
Te wiki o te tāke; Will the IRD be able to deliver the cost-of-living payment? Potentially unwelcome GST surprise for farmers selling up. The latest developments from the OECD
29th May 22, 1:50pm
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Te wiki o te tāke; Will the IRD be able to deliver the cost-of-living payment? Potentially unwelcome GST surprise for farmers selling up. The latest developments from the OECD
Te wiki o te tāke Budget Special – no big tax surprise but Inland Revenue gets some extra funding
19th May 22, 2:22pm
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Te wiki o te tāke Budget Special – no big tax surprise but Inland Revenue gets some extra funding
Pinelopi Goldberg touts an effective way for a high-tariff country like the US to do more to reduce costs for consumers. "Openness" and "globalisation" may have fallen out of political favour, but free trade remains sound economic policy
14th May 22, 9:36am
by Guest
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Pinelopi Goldberg touts an effective way for a high-tariff country like the US to do more to reduce costs for consumers. "Openness" and "globalisation" may have fallen out of political favour, but free trade remains sound economic policy
The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
10th May 22, 9:55am
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The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
Government signals fuel tax cuts might come to a screeching halt after 3 months, as officials warn gradually removing discounts could be tricky
12th Apr 22, 4:08pm
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Government signals fuel tax cuts might come to a screeching halt after 3 months, as officials warn gradually removing discounts could be tricky
ASB economists see a $15 bln hit to NZ's household budgets this year, with housing costs spiking 8%
23rd Mar 22, 11:50am
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ASB economists see a $15 bln hit to NZ's household budgets this year, with housing costs spiking 8%
Misery index favours Australia for the first time in 10 years - increased NZ living costs have 'turned the dial'
16th Mar 22, 11:18am
by Toby Allen
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Misery index favours Australia for the first time in 10 years - increased NZ living costs have 'turned the dial'
John Mauldin suggests it's time to consider changes to inflation measures to better reflect the economic reality of the average person
29th Jan 20, 10:39am
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John Mauldin suggests it's time to consider changes to inflation measures to better reflect the economic reality of the average person
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics looks at the possibility of future growth potential being highest in small countries with strong, flexible political institutions like New Zealand and Switzerland
14th Dec 19, 9:36am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics looks at the possibility of future growth potential being highest in small countries with strong, flexible political institutions like New Zealand and Switzerland
The average rent has increased by $22 a week (+5.2%) in the last 12 months
11th Jul 18, 10:10am
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The average rent has increased by $22 a week (+5.2%) in the last 12 months
Where have all the tax-free thresholds and UBIs gone? Our politicians are quite right to be concerned that living costs are rising more for those on lower incomes; But how do we improve living standards? Reducing costs is tough so let's look at incomes
7th May 17, 7:17am
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Where have all the tax-free thresholds and UBIs gone? Our politicians are quite right to be concerned that living costs are rising more for those on lower incomes; But how do we improve living standards? Reducing costs is tough so let's look at incomes
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says Wellington needs to be cured of its Living Wage fever - because the 'fever' might spread
8th Jun 15, 10:41am
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The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says Wellington needs to be cured of its Living Wage fever - because the 'fever' might spread
Eric Crampton says explicit government-sponsored foreigner gouging would ruin not only much of the tourist experience but also locals’ experiences. He thinks Gareth Morgan's approach is misguided
7th Mar 15, 11:39am
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Eric Crampton says explicit government-sponsored foreigner gouging would ruin not only much of the tourist experience but also locals’ experiences. He thinks Gareth Morgan's approach is misguided
Bernard Hickey looks at how the generations before and after the Rogernomics and Ruthanasia revolutions of 1984-93 have fared in terms of poverty, home ownership and incomes
23rd Mar 14, 8:00am
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Bernard Hickey looks at how the generations before and after the Rogernomics and Ruthanasia revolutions of 1984-93 have fared in terms of poverty, home ownership and incomes
Auckland's biggest real estate firm compares the rising cost of houses with that of dietary staples
14th Mar 14, 2:57pm
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Auckland's biggest real estate firm compares the rising cost of houses with that of dietary staples
How to save for your children's education; Craig Simpson and Amanda Morrall explore some options.
3rd Jul 12, 3:15pm
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How to save for your children's education; Craig Simpson and Amanda Morrall explore some options.
BusinessDesk: NZ food prices fall 1% in March, led by fruit, vegetables, chicken
16th Apr 12, 11:48am
BusinessDesk: NZ food prices fall 1% in March, led by fruit, vegetables, chicken
Vegetable prices rise 21% in May from a year ago, beef prices up 16%, milk prices up 9.3%, Stats NZ says
14th Jun 11, 11:00am
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Vegetable prices rise 21% in May from a year ago, beef prices up 16%, milk prices up 9.3%, Stats NZ says
Milk prices up 9.3% in year to April; overall annual increase in food prices highest since July 2009 as GST hike pushes prices up
12th May 11, 11:03am
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Milk prices up 9.3% in year to April; overall annual increase in food prices highest since July 2009 as GST hike pushes prices up
Fonterra announces it will freeze domestic wholesale milk prices for rest of 2011
18th Feb 11, 5:05pm
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Fonterra announces it will freeze domestic wholesale milk prices for rest of 2011