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SMEs

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20th May 21, 2:12pm
Terry Baucher finds no headline tax surprises in the Budget, but plenty of other bones to pick over
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Terry Baucher finds no headline tax surprises in the Budget, but plenty of other bones to pick over
20th May 21, 2:12pm
16th May 21, 6:01am
Gareth Vaughan looks at what merchant service fee regulation may mean for loyalty & rewards schemes, surcharging, and buy now pay later service providers, and why
Gareth Vaughan looks at what merchant service fee regulation may mean for loyalty & rewards schemes, surcharging, and buy now pay later service providers, and why
16th May 21, 6:01am
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12th May 21, 9:05am
Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
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Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
12th May 21, 9:05am
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12th Apr 21, 10:00am
In the Week in Tax Terry Baucher looks at unexpected tax bills for returning New Zealanders, time to simplify fringe benefits tax and a potential breakthrough on international tax
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In the Week in Tax Terry Baucher looks at unexpected tax bills for returning New Zealanders, time to simplify fringe benefits tax and a potential breakthrough on international tax
12th Apr 21, 10:00am
6th Feb 21, 2:12pm
Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
6th Feb 21, 2:12pm
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19th Jan 21, 10:20am
Businesses' interest in taking out govt-backed bank loans rises, as confidence improves and the scheme's eligibility criteria are broadened
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Businesses' interest in taking out govt-backed bank loans rises, as confidence improves and the scheme's eligibility criteria are broadened
19th Jan 21, 10:20am
19th Dec 20, 11:41am
Govt broadens the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme and extends the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme as businesses worry about accessing credit
Govt broadens the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme and extends the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme as businesses worry about accessing credit
19th Dec 20, 11:41am
9th Nov 20, 5:22pm
Cabinet agrees to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years; Will consider making larger loans available
Cabinet agrees to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years; Will consider making larger loans available
9th Nov 20, 5:22pm
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5th Nov 20, 12:54pm
Government considers further ways to support businesses through debt and equity; Ardern details her pre-Christmas priorities including the doubling of sick leave entitlements
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Government considers further ways to support businesses through debt and equity; Ardern details her pre-Christmas priorities including the doubling of sick leave entitlements
5th Nov 20, 12:54pm
29th Oct 20, 9:31am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich calls for government grants for small businesses to help with economic recovery from COVID-19 crisis
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich calls for government grants for small businesses to help with economic recovery from COVID-19 crisis
29th Oct 20, 9:31am
23rd Oct 20, 8:55am
Benje Patterson shows that even though the number of business failures has risen sharply, new businesses have sprouted fast too, moving into the changed economic landscape
Benje Patterson shows that even though the number of business failures has risen sharply, new businesses have sprouted fast too, moving into the changed economic landscape
23rd Oct 20, 8:55am
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
9th Sep 20, 4:08pm
Labour pledges 'regulation of the price' as it eyes introduction of merchant service fee regulation in New Zealand, should it be returned to government in the October 17 election
Labour pledges 'regulation of the price' as it eyes introduction of merchant service fee regulation in New Zealand, should it be returned to government in the October 17 election
9th Sep 20, 4:08pm
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
Labour promises to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years, extend the interest-free period on loans to two years, and explore more permanent ways the govt can provide SMEs with finance
Labour promises to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years, extend the interest-free period on loans to two years, and explore more permanent ways the govt can provide SMEs with finance
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
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8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
Labour Party unveils commitment to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks for accepting debit and credit cards through regulation of merchant service fees
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Labour Party unveils commitment to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks for accepting debit and credit cards through regulation of merchant service fees
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
8th Sep 20, 10:18am
Labour Party reportedly set to unveil policy to regulate retail payment fees on Tuesday in move designed to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks
Labour Party reportedly set to unveil policy to regulate retail payment fees on Tuesday in move designed to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks
8th Sep 20, 10:18am
31st Aug 20, 5:00am
Monthly Xero Small Business Insights data series showed promising signs for revenue and employment overall in July, before Auckland's August Level 3 lockdown
Monthly Xero Small Business Insights data series showed promising signs for revenue and employment overall in July, before Auckland's August Level 3 lockdown
31st Aug 20, 5:00am
28th Aug 20, 3:36pm
National Party's Paul Goldsmith says GST cash refund for businesses able to show their revenue dropped more than 50% across 2 successive months due to original lockdown no longer appropriate
National Party's Paul Goldsmith says GST cash refund for businesses able to show their revenue dropped more than 50% across 2 successive months due to original lockdown no longer appropriate
28th Aug 20, 3:36pm
27th Aug 20, 2:46pm
National outlines tax changes aimed at reducing business compliance costs and encouraging capital investment
National outlines tax changes aimed at reducing business compliance costs and encouraging capital investment
27th Aug 20, 2:46pm
12th Aug 20, 8:55am
Gareth Vaughan on time up for America, governments touted as tourism's saviour, probe into oil price crash, weak bank earnings & environmental lessons COVID-19 could teach humanity
Gareth Vaughan on time up for America, governments touted as tourism's saviour, probe into oil price crash, weak bank earnings & environmental lessons COVID-19 could teach humanity
12th Aug 20, 8:55am
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
7th Aug 20, 10:00am
Gareth Vaughan on bloated bank balance sheets, a second Keynesian revolution, business owners afraid to ask for help, American mask hysteria redux & Ghosn's escape
Gareth Vaughan on bloated bank balance sheets, a second Keynesian revolution, business owners afraid to ask for help, American mask hysteria redux & Ghosn's escape
7th Aug 20, 10:00am
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
1st Aug 20, 11:29am
Paymark increasing monthly Eftpos terminal fees by 28.6% from September to enable it to offer retailers 'the fastest, most secure mechanism for transferring funds'
Paymark increasing monthly Eftpos terminal fees by 28.6% from September to enable it to offer retailers 'the fastest, most secure mechanism for transferring funds'
1st Aug 20, 11:29am
30th Jul 20, 5:00am
Xero small business data shows NZ businesses faring better than their Australian and UK counterparts, but urges continued local support
Xero small business data shows NZ businesses faring better than their Australian and UK counterparts, but urges continued local support
30th Jul 20, 5:00am

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