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Tax policy

How do you solve a problem like dual purpose expenditure? Terry Baucher and John Cantin explore that and other thorny tax issues, and the side-lining of our internationally respected tax consultation process
2nd May 21, 11:24am
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How do you solve a problem like dual purpose expenditure? Terry Baucher and John Cantin explore that and other thorny tax issues, and the side-lining of our internationally respected tax consultation process
The Week in Tax An expensive and too common GST mistake, reporting overseas income, and more on Labour’s higher income tax proposal
20th Sep 20, 9:29am
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The Week in Tax An expensive and too common GST mistake, reporting overseas income, and more on Labour’s higher income tax proposal
Terry Baucher talks to John Lohrentz about his proposal to to use tax incentives/disincentives to encourage change and innovation, which for an agricultural economy like New Zealand represents a huge opportunity
3rd Feb 20, 5:00am
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Terry Baucher talks to John Lohrentz about his proposal to to use tax incentives/disincentives to encourage change and innovation, which for an agricultural economy like New Zealand represents a huge opportunity
Terry Baucher points out it’s a risky business being a trustee. He also takes a look at taxing crypto-assets, and warns: don’t be misled by your myIR account dashboard
11th Nov 19, 9:50am
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Terry Baucher points out it’s a risky business being a trustee. He also takes a look at taxing crypto-assets, and warns: don’t be misled by your myIR account dashboard
Terry Baucher looks at the Inland Revenue's ramping up of investigation work, interesting technological solutions to deal with the 'hidden economy' and the US taxing people without representation
4th Nov 19, 9:06am
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Terry Baucher looks at the Inland Revenue's ramping up of investigation work, interesting technological solutions to deal with the 'hidden economy' and the US taxing people without representation
Terry Baucher takes his annual chance to review the performance of the IRD and finds professionalism but frustratingly low levels of improvement and staff engagement from a Government agency that has immense power
29th Oct 19, 10:20am
Terry Baucher takes his annual chance to review the performance of the IRD and finds professionalism but frustratingly low levels of improvement and staff engagement from a Government agency that has immense power
Terry Baucher talks to PwC's Geof Nightingale about what the public tax inquiries actually accomplished, land tax, environmental taxes, capital gains taxes, and taxing multinational companies and digital revenues
21st Oct 19, 10:38am
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Terry Baucher talks to PwC's Geof Nightingale about what the public tax inquiries actually accomplished, land tax, environmental taxes, capital gains taxes, and taxing multinational companies and digital revenues
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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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
Geoff Simmons says capitalism can work, but only if it is a level playing field. Right now we have the opposite of a level playing field. We have a game that is rigged in the favour of a few
20th Apr 19, 10:02am
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Geoff Simmons says capitalism can work, but only if it is a level playing field. Right now we have the opposite of a level playing field. We have a game that is rigged in the favour of a few
Andrew Coleman on the effects of the world’s population-centre moving towards the Indian Ocean
17th Mar 19, 9:00am
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Andrew Coleman on the effects of the world’s population-centre moving towards the Indian Ocean
Andrew Coleman on how the Tax Working Group produced a report that anything but looks to 'The Future of Tax'
9th Mar 19, 10:18am
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Andrew Coleman on how the Tax Working Group produced a report that anything but looks to 'The Future of Tax'
Simon Bridges: National won't introduce new taxes in its first term if elected into government, and will reverse any laws passed introducing a potential Capital Gains Tax
26th Nov 18, 1:30pm
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Simon Bridges: National won't introduce new taxes in its first term if elected into government, and will reverse any laws passed introducing a potential Capital Gains Tax
Jen​ée Tibshraeny crunches the numbers to figure out whether criticisms that the Labour Party is the 'tax party' are well-founded
28th Oct 18, 7:02am
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Jen​ée Tibshraeny crunches the numbers to figure out whether criticisms that the Labour Party is the 'tax party' are well-founded
EY's Tim Benbow and David Snell say the Government's new R&D plan is a bold initiative
3rd Oct 18, 10:13am
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EY's Tim Benbow and David Snell say the Government's new R&D plan is a bold initiative
Andrew Courtney says renters pay for their accommodation out of tax-paid income, yet owner-occupiers avoid that, plus they avoid any tax on the gains on their assets. The unfairness won't change unless that tax rules change, he says
4th Feb 18, 6:53am
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Andrew Courtney says renters pay for their accommodation out of tax-paid income, yet owner-occupiers avoid that, plus they avoid any tax on the gains on their assets. The unfairness won't change unless that tax rules change, he says
Lisa Marriott contrasts our 'broad base, low rate' philosophy to tax policy with the reality that there are significant exceptions - and these all benefit 'the wealthy'
26th May 17, 12:02pm
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Lisa Marriott contrasts our 'broad base, low rate' philosophy to tax policy with the reality that there are significant exceptions - and these all benefit 'the wealthy'
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party sees 'a big downside' from too many migrants; the current regime is 'rotten'; focus needs to be on skilled people seeking a more liberal and tolerant society
15th Dec 16, 9:27am
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Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party sees 'a big downside' from too many migrants; the current regime is 'rotten'; focus needs to be on skilled people seeking a more liberal and tolerant society
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party targets tax as it releases its first policy
7th Dec 16, 9:57am
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Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party targets tax as it releases its first policy
Deborah Russell says that for all its technical attributes that make our tax system a model widely admired, it is not serving the broader economy or society well
18th Sep 16, 7:13am
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Deborah Russell says that for all its technical attributes that make our tax system a model widely admired, it is not serving the broader economy or society well
Brian Easton examines the tax incentive mess we have got into with our housing policy, and suggests some ways to get out of it
27th Aug 16, 8:05am
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Brian Easton examines the tax incentive mess we have got into with our housing policy, and suggests some ways to get out of it
Ranjana Gupta says a land tax would broaden the tax base, depress land speculation, reduce the burden of tax on income, and shift taxation more to wealth
23rd Jul 16, 8:21am
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Ranjana Gupta says a land tax would broaden the tax base, depress land speculation, reduce the burden of tax on income, and shift taxation more to wealth
Brian Taylor asks, Can tax be used to stimulate the New Zealand economy?
1st May 16, 3:55pm
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Brian Taylor asks, Can tax be used to stimulate the New Zealand economy?
The New Zealand Initiative’s Jason Krupp argues that Nick Smith should visit Montreal to see how shifting infrastructure costs can improve housing affordability
23rd Nov 15, 10:24am
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The New Zealand Initiative’s Jason Krupp argues that Nick Smith should visit Montreal to see how shifting infrastructure costs can improve housing affordability
KPMG's Mark Lodder looks at the ramifications of tax on lease inducements and how it bodes for the Christchurch rebuild. Your view?
9th Aug 12, 1:01pm
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KPMG's Mark Lodder looks at the ramifications of tax on lease inducements and how it bodes for the Christchurch rebuild. Your view?
A comprehensive tax on capital would put a lid on housing speculation, says Gareth Morgan. Your view?
1st Feb 12, 12:05am
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A comprehensive tax on capital would put a lid on housing speculation, says Gareth Morgan. Your view?