Government spending

25th Jan 16, 3:33pm
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Cameron Preston questions why the Government's increased its pot of 'petty cash' 10-fold in the last 7 years, spending more in the name of 'unexpected circumstances'
Cameron Preston questions why the Government's increased its pot of 'petty cash' 10-fold in the last 7 years, spending more in the name of 'unexpected circumstances'
25th Jan 16, 3:33pm
14th Dec 15, 9:16am
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya asks whether tertiary students fully grasp the degree to which taxpayers help fund their education and says there is insufficient debate on how tertiary education costs are shared
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya asks whether tertiary students fully grasp the degree to which taxpayers help fund their education and says there is insufficient debate on how tertiary education costs are shared
14th Dec 15, 9:16am
13th May 15, 3:09pm
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The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya says we need to carefully position ourselves so that every company makes use of the 'big data' revolution to guide their business
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya says we need to carefully position ourselves so that every company makes use of the 'big data' revolution to guide their business
13th May 15, 3:09pm
30th Mar 15, 9:19am
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NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya calls for new official limits on government spending
NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya calls for new official limits on government spending
30th Mar 15, 9:19am
17th Nov 14, 2:26pm
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The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya on putting a leash on government fiscal profligacy
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya on putting a leash on government fiscal profligacy
17th Nov 14, 2:26pm
8th Oct 13, 3:23pm
Government says it is spending our money evenly around the country; Cunliffe swipes at 'bizarre' report
Government says it is spending our money evenly around the country; Cunliffe swipes at 'bizarre' report
8th Oct 13, 3:23pm
30th Apr 13, 12:08pm
Matt Nolan explores what tax is and the trade-offs involved with different ways of taxing
Matt Nolan explores what tax is and the trade-offs involved with different ways of taxing
30th Apr 13, 12:08pm
16th Apr 13, 12:36pm
Matt Nolan says that current account deficits are not bad in themselves, but the stock of debt needs to grow more slowly than the stock of assets
Matt Nolan says that current account deficits are not bad in themselves, but the stock of debt needs to grow more slowly than the stock of assets
16th Apr 13, 12:36pm
23rd Sep 12, 10:05am
Bernard Hickey highlights the major unsettling choices we will need to make soon on healthcare because we will be unable to afford our current system
Bernard Hickey highlights the major unsettling choices we will need to make soon on healthcare because we will be unable to afford our current system
23rd Sep 12, 10:05am
28th Aug 12, 8:03pm
Tax Working Group instigator Norman Gemmell wins NZIER economist of the year award, for work on tax, policy debate, relationship between fiscal policy and growth
Tax Working Group instigator Norman Gemmell wins NZIER economist of the year award, for work on tax, policy debate, relationship between fiscal policy and growth
28th Aug 12, 8:03pm
10th May 12, 1:40pm
Government working with Kiwifruit industry on possible future financial assistance for PSA recovery, Carter says
Government working with Kiwifruit industry on possible future financial assistance for PSA recovery, Carter says
10th May 12, 1:40pm
2nd Apr 12, 3:25pm
Treasury says tax take in current 2011/12 year 'well below forecast'; Sticks with expectation of 0.5% growth in March qtr
Treasury says tax take in current 2011/12 year 'well below forecast'; Sticks with expectation of 0.5% growth in March qtr
2nd Apr 12, 3:25pm
2nd Apr 12, 7:31am
Budget 2012 to be zero, or very close to zero budget, as govt tries to reach 2014/15 surplus, PM Key says
Budget 2012 to be zero, or very close to zero budget, as govt tries to reach 2014/15 surplus, PM Key says
2nd Apr 12, 7:31am
12th Mar 12, 5:44pm
BusinessDesk: Key and Shearer go head to head with major speeches on Thursday
BusinessDesk: Key and Shearer go head to head with major speeches on Thursday
12th Mar 12, 5:44pm
2nd Mar 12, 5:00pm
BusinessDesk: Treasury Secretary Makhlouf urges public servants to revolt if they see processes which make no sense
BusinessDesk: Treasury Secretary Makhlouf urges public servants to revolt if they see processes which make no sense
2nd Mar 12, 5:00pm
12th Jan 12, 11:33am
BusinessDesk: Treasury puts out feelers for good ideas to cut government costs
BusinessDesk: Treasury puts out feelers for good ideas to cut government costs
12th Jan 12, 11:33am
5th Dec 11, 10:03am
Government deficit 4% worse than forecast in four months to Oct; Treasury eyes heightened economic risks from Europe
Government deficit 4% worse than forecast in four months to Oct; Treasury eyes heightened economic risks from Europe
5th Dec 11, 10:03am
13th Jul 11, 5:07pm
What Tax Working Group said: CGT best way to broaden, but too complicated; Most support land tax; Don't give GST exemptions; Top personal rate should match trust rate
What Tax Working Group said: CGT best way to broaden, but too complicated; Most support land tax; Don't give GST exemptions; Top personal rate should match trust rate
13th Jul 11, 5:07pm
6th Jul 11, 3:15pm
Capital gains tax dominates Parliamentary debate as parties move to state positions on expected Labour policy (except Labour of course)
Capital gains tax dominates Parliamentary debate as parties move to state positions on expected Labour policy (except Labour of course)
6th Jul 11, 3:15pm
6th Jul 11, 10:00am
Higher tax take, lower expenses means govt deficit before gains and losses could be NZ$700m better than expected at NZ$16b, Treasury says
Higher tax take, lower expenses means govt deficit before gains and losses could be NZ$700m better than expected at NZ$16b, Treasury says
6th Jul 11, 10:00am
20th May 11, 1:16pm
Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Crampton's SOE sale warning; Nash asks where are the jobs coming from?; Farrar says budget 'astute'; Kenny Rogers; Cartoons
Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Crampton's SOE sale warning; Nash asks where are the jobs coming from?; Farrar says budget 'astute'; Kenny Rogers; Cartoons
20th May 11, 1:16pm
19th May 11, 7:08pm
Labour, Greens, ACT, Winston Peters attack Budget 2011, say National has it wrong; Maori party proud to secure funding for their people
Labour, Greens, ACT, Winston Peters attack Budget 2011, say National has it wrong; Maori party proud to secure funding for their people
19th May 11, 7:08pm
19th May 11, 2:20pm
Budget 2011: Govt to create special Kiwi Bond for NZers to specifically go toward NZ$5.5 bln quake fund; Will create inflation indexed bond
Budget 2011: Govt to create special Kiwi Bond for NZers to specifically go toward NZ$5.5 bln quake fund; Will create inflation indexed bond
19th May 11, 2:20pm
19th May 11, 2:11pm
Budget 2011: Working for Families changes mean lower income families to get more, while most over NZ$60,000 to get less; 7,000 families to drop out
Budget 2011: Working for Families changes mean lower income families to get more, while most over NZ$60,000 to get less; 7,000 families to drop out
19th May 11, 2:11pm
17th May 11, 9:24am
PM Key says can't "indebt" future generations; surplus will be earlier than 2016/17; net debt to peak below 34% of GDP
PM Key says can't "indebt" future generations; surplus will be earlier than 2016/17; net debt to peak below 34% of GDP
17th May 11, 9:24am

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