Tax

17th Dec 19, 6:50am
Terry Baucher looks back at the big stories of the last year, and this decade, where tax held the spotlight right up to the end of 2019 and he can assess the impact of all the twists and turns
Terry Baucher looks back at the big stories of the last year, and this decade, where tax held the spotlight right up to the end of 2019 and he can assess the impact of all the twists and turns
17th Dec 19, 6:50am
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12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
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Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
9th Dec 19, 10:41am
Keith Woodford explains how our forestry policy is not fit for purpose and will lead to perverse outcomes without much better targeting of permanent forests on the back-country
Keith Woodford explains how our forestry policy is not fit for purpose and will lead to perverse outcomes without much better targeting of permanent forests on the back-country
9th Dec 19, 10:41am
2nd Dec 19, 10:32am
Terry Baucher on how the IRD is updating its investigations, merits of waste levies as a behavioural tax, and how being six minutes late could cost the ATO nearly $100 mln
Terry Baucher on how the IRD is updating its investigations, merits of waste levies as a behavioural tax, and how being six minutes late could cost the ATO nearly $100 mln
2nd Dec 19, 10:32am
2nd Dec 19, 8:00am
Chris Trotter argues Jacinda Ardern's 'year of delivery' was naivety of a very particular kind and 'transformational government' requires an unflinching exercise of political mastery over her civil service advisers
Chris Trotter argues Jacinda Ardern's 'year of delivery' was naivety of a very particular kind and 'transformational government' requires an unflinching exercise of political mastery over her civil service advisers
2nd Dec 19, 8:00am
30th Nov 19, 10:28am
Crown company borrows money for infrastructure from Crown entity at rate of 5.37% for the sake of keeping debt off government books, when the Government could've issued bonds at 3%
Crown company borrows money for infrastructure from Crown entity at rate of 5.37% for the sake of keeping debt off government books, when the Government could've issued bonds at 3%
30th Nov 19, 10:28am
26th Nov 19, 9:27am
The Government is losing the forestry debate in rural New Zealand and needs to front up on the land change implications of zero carbon and emissions trading
The Government is losing the forestry debate in rural New Zealand and needs to front up on the land change implications of zero carbon and emissions trading
26th Nov 19, 9:27am
22nd Nov 19, 10:02am
Terry Baucher has a deep dive through history at some of the great tax adventures and misadventures involving musicians, entertainers and sports stars and the lessons we can learn from them
Terry Baucher has a deep dive through history at some of the great tax adventures and misadventures involving musicians, entertainers and sports stars and the lessons we can learn from them
22nd Nov 19, 10:02am
14th Nov 19, 7:36am
'You don't have to keep shouting... I imagine it's been heard' - RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr on his calls for the Government to spend more to stimulate the economy
'You don't have to keep shouting... I imagine it's been heard' - RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr on his calls for the Government to spend more to stimulate the economy
14th Nov 19, 7:36am
12th Nov 19, 11:26am
Keith Woodford says as a nation we need to tread carefully and do a lot of thinking before allowing a tsunami of overseas funds to lead a landscape transformation in New Zealand
Keith Woodford says as a nation we need to tread carefully and do a lot of thinking before allowing a tsunami of overseas funds to lead a landscape transformation in New Zealand
12th Nov 19, 11:26am
27th Oct 19, 6:02am
Andrew Coleman explains why we have been handicapping ourselves out of capital investment for high-paying jobs, and he is hoping the new Secretary of the Treasury can move to fix that bad policy
Andrew Coleman explains why we have been handicapping ourselves out of capital investment for high-paying jobs, and he is hoping the new Secretary of the Treasury can move to fix that bad policy
27th Oct 19, 6:02am
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
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New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
17th Oct 19, 9:42am
Two brothers get prison sentences, sister gets community detention after Inland Revenue Department prosecution for tax and charities fraud
Two brothers get prison sentences, sister gets community detention after Inland Revenue Department prosecution for tax and charities fraud
17th Oct 19, 9:42am
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
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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
4th Oct 19, 12:04pm
IRD launches hidden economy campaign targeting the hospitality sector saying it will 'track down and prosecute businesses deliberately hiding cash sales'
IRD launches hidden economy campaign targeting the hospitality sector saying it will 'track down and prosecute businesses deliberately hiding cash sales'
4th Oct 19, 12:04pm
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23rd Sep 19, 8:30am
Government releases its Economic Plan, which includes measures to make business feasibility studies tax deductible and makes it easier for new ventures to carry forward deductions for tax losses
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Government releases its Economic Plan, which includes measures to make business feasibility studies tax deductible and makes it easier for new ventures to carry forward deductions for tax losses
23rd Sep 19, 8:30am
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26th Aug 19, 8:13pm
Jenée Tibshraeny argues National's proposal to give 'savers' tax relief is an ill-conceived bid for baby boomer votes that'll distort the tax system, stymie growth and prevent interest rates from rising
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Jenée Tibshraeny argues National's proposal to give 'savers' tax relief is an ill-conceived bid for baby boomer votes that'll distort the tax system, stymie growth and prevent interest rates from rising
26th Aug 19, 8:13pm
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26th Aug 19, 12:07pm
National wants to make it harder for migrants to qualify for Super and raise the age of entitlement. It's also interested in tweaking the tax system to benefit savers and lowering the company tax rate
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National wants to make it harder for migrants to qualify for Super and raise the age of entitlement. It's also interested in tweaking the tax system to benefit savers and lowering the company tax rate
26th Aug 19, 12:07pm
16th Aug 19, 10:00am
Andrea Black on: Progressive or not? Tax efficiency still lives, or does it? Having capital gains taxation without a capital gains tax and what happened to the tax advocate?
Andrea Black on: Progressive or not? Tax efficiency still lives, or does it? Having capital gains taxation without a capital gains tax and what happened to the tax advocate?
16th Aug 19, 10:00am

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