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20th May 20, 3:49pm
The Government hasn't asked Treasury to model tax hikes, but has asked it to consider further ways of stimulating the economy, including helicopter money
The Government hasn't asked Treasury to model tax hikes, but has asked it to consider further ways of stimulating the economy, including helicopter money
20th May 20, 3:49pm
14th May 20, 3:05pm
We wrap up some of the public comments made in reaction to the 2020 Budget
We wrap up some of the public comments made in reaction to the 2020 Budget
14th May 20, 3:05pm
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14th May 20, 2:03pm
Budget 2020 sees another $16 billion allocated towards COVID relief packages, including an extended wage subsidy; Treasury forecasts a $28 billion budget deficit in 2020 and a $60 billion bond issuance programme for 2021
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Budget 2020 sees another $16 billion allocated towards COVID relief packages, including an extended wage subsidy; Treasury forecasts a $28 billion budget deficit in 2020 and a $60 billion bond issuance programme for 2021
14th May 20, 2:03pm
12th May 20, 1:52pm
How Thursday's Budget will provide the next wave of support for businesses and households, but won't actually hit 'reset' on our economy
How Thursday's Budget will provide the next wave of support for businesses and households, but won't actually hit 'reset' on our economy
12th May 20, 1:52pm
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8th Oct 19, 1:06pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says government's strong financial position provides 'the space for further opportunities to strengthen our economy as is necessary'
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says government's strong financial position provides 'the space for further opportunities to strengthen our economy as is necessary'
8th Oct 19, 1:06pm
30th May 19, 7:33am
Economists' takes on how a wellbeing focus, slowing economic growth and tight debt targets will affect Budget 2019
Economists' takes on how a wellbeing focus, slowing economic growth and tight debt targets will affect Budget 2019
30th May 19, 7:33am
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13th Dec 18, 1:03pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget to smash silos between government departments
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget to smash silos between government departments
13th Dec 18, 1:03pm
12th Dec 18, 7:52am
Capacity constraints, prudence and wellbeing set to feature in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update and Budget Policy Statement on Thursday
Capacity constraints, prudence and wellbeing set to feature in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update and Budget Policy Statement on Thursday
12th Dec 18, 7:52am
10th Oct 18, 6:48am
Westpac economist Michael Gordon argues capacity constraints are restricting government spending more than its debt rules
Westpac economist Michael Gordon argues capacity constraints are restricting government spending more than its debt rules
10th Oct 18, 6:48am
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9th Oct 18, 1:11pm
The Crown's tax take has grown quicker than its expenses, putting the Government in a position better than forecast in the Budget, debt target reached 4 years early
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The Crown's tax take has grown quicker than its expenses, putting the Government in a position better than forecast in the Budget, debt target reached 4 years early
9th Oct 18, 1:11pm
8th May 18, 3:27pm
Spoiler alert – the Finance Minister has plenty to be happy about, with a surplus almost $1 billion higher than expected
Spoiler alert – the Finance Minister has plenty to be happy about, with a surplus almost $1 billion higher than expected
8th May 18, 3:27pm
13th Dec 17, 7:42am
ANZ economist believes the Government may have to reprioritise some of its spending if it wants to reduce debt and reach its other fiscal targets
ANZ economist believes the Government may have to reprioritise some of its spending if it wants to reduce debt and reach its other fiscal targets
13th Dec 17, 7:42am
5th Oct 17, 12:39pm
Govt's final accounts for the past year come in $360m better than expected pre-election; National's Steven Joyce warns against spending it all at once; Warns of softer growth potential
Govt's final accounts for the past year come in $360m better than expected pre-election; National's Steven Joyce warns against spending it all at once; Warns of softer growth potential
5th Oct 17, 12:39pm
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7th Mar 17, 10:00am
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Higher than expected tax revenue and lower than forecast core expenses push govt's 7-month surplus to $1.145 bln, well above expectations
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Higher than expected tax revenue and lower than forecast core expenses push govt's 7-month surplus to $1.145 bln, well above expectations
7th Mar 17, 10:00am
13th Oct 15, 10:13am
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Cameron Preston questions whether the Government's using risky gambling on the movements of interest & currency rates to achieve a surplus
Cameron Preston questions whether the Government's using risky gambling on the movements of interest & currency rates to achieve a surplus
13th Oct 15, 10:13am
5th Apr 13, 10:34am
Government's 8-month operating deficit before gains and losses comes in at a lower than forecast deficit of NZ$3 bln thanks to a higher tax take
Government's 8-month operating deficit before gains and losses comes in at a lower than forecast deficit of NZ$3 bln thanks to a higher tax take
5th Apr 13, 10:34am
5th Dec 12, 10:09am
Government operating deficit already 6.3% worse than expected in first 4 mths of year due to lower tax take, interest rates
Government operating deficit already 6.3% worse than expected in first 4 mths of year due to lower tax take, interest rates
5th Dec 12, 10:09am
6th Jul 12, 10:00am
Govt finances in better position than expected in May Budget due to higher corporate and GST tax take; ACC losses blow out operating deficit
Govt finances in better position than expected in May Budget due to higher corporate and GST tax take; ACC losses blow out operating deficit
6th Jul 12, 10:00am
8th May 12, 9:44am
Govt tax take in nine months to March NZ$1.6 bln lower than pre-election forecast, but Treasury sees boost over next quarter
Govt tax take in nine months to March NZ$1.6 bln lower than pre-election forecast, but Treasury sees boost over next quarter
8th May 12, 9:44am
4th Apr 12, 10:00am
Crown's tax take improves in Feb, but still 2.3% below forecast for first 8 months of financial year
Crown's tax take improves in Feb, but still 2.3% below forecast for first 8 months of financial year
4th Apr 12, 10:00am

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