Income

27 Sep 18, 4:48pm
The owner of 'No Stress Decorators' has been sentenced to 26 months in prison after failing to file any tax returns
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21 Apr 18, 10:00am
Ewen McCann discusses a new approach to taxation - allowing tax avoidance practices to continue but taxing the pecuniary gains that they generate
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18 Apr 18, 4:24pm
ANZ economists say the cost of building a new house has become more attractive relative to the cost of buying an existing one
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9 Apr 18, 1:55pm
ANZ economists say high house prices and associated high debt levels have seen consumer spending remain more subdued than might have been expected with the economy buoyant
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19 Feb 18, 3:15pm
ANZ economists see house prices being capped by affordability constraints and new Government measures
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19 Feb 18, 11:14am
Westpac economists say many are getting it wrong expecting interest rates to rise soon; they don't see a rise till late next year; a subdued housing market will be a key reason why
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31 Jan 18, 12:41pm
ANZ economists say even though house prices look 'out of whack' with incomes, they can't see a sharp downward correction
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30 Jan 18, 4:08pm
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the various conflicting factors influencing the housing market as 2018 gets into swing
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22 Jan 18, 2:20pm
Most homeowners still look 'reasonably well placed to meet mortgage commitments', ASB economists say; they see 'mild' house price rises this year
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21 Aug 17, 10:38am
A paper commissioned by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand says inequality threatens to put a fair share of the country’s prosperity out of reach of many New Zealanders
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23 Jun 17, 10:02am
Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 economic principles and capital-labour income shares
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4 May 17, 4:06pm
Four approaches the Society of Actuaries suggests you could adopt as you convert your retirement savings into income
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24 Jan 17, 7:46am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton deconstructs Oxfam's 'wealth inequality' figures and points out that you might be more financially well-off than you think
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16 Oct 16, 5:02am
Just as our society has created an obesity-generating environment, it has also created a debt generating environment. Somehow, we have to change those social cues, writes Bernard Hickey
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9 Oct 16, 5:02am
New Zealand should encourage and welcome high-skilled migrants, and not treat students and temporary workers as commodities to be exploited, Bernard Hickey says
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15 Sep 16, 9:04am
How to measure 'wellbeing'? New Motu research shows it's less about absolute income levels, much more about relative consumption levels
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3 Apr 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says New Zealand may be increasing the size of its economy by adding people and resources, but is not improving the productivity that will make everyone truly richer in the long run
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27 Mar 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey thinks New Zealand should have a considered debate over a Guaranteed Minimum Income rather than just throw slogans around
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8 Mar 16, 5:02am
Elizabeth Kerr asks whether women have less in their retirement funds because they own more cats than men. The numbers might surprise you
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24 Feb 16, 9:45am
Elizabeth Kerr says ‘playing house’ can be a trap for hopeful homeowners
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