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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
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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
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
19th Aug 19, 3:28pm
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Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
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Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
12th Jun 19, 9:21am
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Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
Finance Minister Grant Robertson on the effectiveness of taxing land bankers, why the bright-line test won't be extended and whether his tax review was doomed to fail from the start
18th Apr 19, 11:48am
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson on the effectiveness of taxing land bankers, why the bright-line test won't be extended and whether his tax review was doomed to fail from the start
MMP in action: ​Jenée Tibshraeny on the politics of the Government putting a Capital Gains Tax to bed
17th Apr 19, 7:40pm
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MMP in action: ​Jenée Tibshraeny on the politics of the Government putting a Capital Gains Tax to bed
Prime Minister says Govt unable to find 'consensus' and is ruling out a Capital Gains Tax under her leadership
17th Apr 19, 2:09pm
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Prime Minister says Govt unable to find 'consensus' and is ruling out a Capital Gains Tax under her leadership
Government expected to respond to Tax Working Group recommendations on Wednesday afternoon; Associate Finance Minister on Wednesday morning says no decision's been made on a capital gains tax
17th Apr 19, 9:00am
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Government expected to respond to Tax Working Group recommendations on Wednesday afternoon; Associate Finance Minister on Wednesday morning says no decision's been made on a capital gains tax
PM Jacinda Ardern refuses to say whether she'd prefer tax reform to be revenue-neutral despite instructing the Tax Working Group to put revenue-neutral packages on the table
11th Mar 19, 5:40pm
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PM Jacinda Ardern refuses to say whether she'd prefer tax reform to be revenue-neutral despite instructing the Tax Working Group to put revenue-neutral packages on the table
Labour more discreet than NZ First in gauging public opinion on the introduction of a capital gains tax through an online poll
11th Mar 19, 12:49pm
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Labour more discreet than NZ First in gauging public opinion on the introduction of a capital gains tax through an online poll
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says it isn't unreasonable to pay Michael Cullen up to $1062 a day to spend the next four months defending the integrity of the TWG report
7th Mar 19, 4:09pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says it isn't unreasonable to pay Michael Cullen up to $1062 a day to spend the next four months defending the integrity of the TWG report
Where would a watered-down, politically palatable version of the Tax Working Group's recommendations leave us? Jenée Tibshraeny struggles to find the modelling
26th Feb 19, 10:08am
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Where would a watered-down, politically palatable version of the Tax Working Group's recommendations leave us? Jenée Tibshraeny struggles to find the modelling
David Hargreaves has a quick look at some of the florid prose that has greeted the Tax Working Group's final recommendations
21st Feb 19, 2:22pm
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David Hargreaves has a quick look at some of the florid prose that has greeted the Tax Working Group's final recommendations
Government taking 'measured' approach as coalition partners seek consensus on Tax Working Group's findings; Winston Peters sticks to the script
21st Feb 19, 1:48pm
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Government taking 'measured' approach as coalition partners seek consensus on Tax Working Group's findings; Winston Peters sticks to the script
National Party reacts to Tax Working Group recommendations; Simon Bridges says the TWG recommendations are 'an attack on the Kiwi way of life'
21st Feb 19, 12:52pm
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National Party reacts to Tax Working Group recommendations; Simon Bridges says the TWG recommendations are 'an attack on the Kiwi way of life'
All the details on the Tax Working Group's findings are included here, including the Government's initial response and also the 'minority view' of three members of the group
21st Feb 19, 11:37am
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All the details on the Tax Working Group's findings are included here, including the Government's initial response and also the 'minority view' of three members of the group
Tax Working Group details how the Government should extend the taxation of capital gains and reduce income tax
21st Feb 19, 11:00am
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Tax Working Group details how the Government should extend the taxation of capital gains and reduce income tax
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to kill, not tax, capital gain
9th Feb 19, 10:02am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to kill, not tax, capital gain
TOP's Geoff Simmons: NZ's tax reform needs to be revenue neutral for the public to be convinced the Tax Working Group isn't a tax grab
4th Oct 18, 12:36pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons: NZ's tax reform needs to be revenue neutral for the public to be convinced the Tax Working Group isn't a tax grab
Westpac models how the different taxes being considered by the Tax Working Group would affect house prices
19th Jun 18, 6:00am
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Westpac models how the different taxes being considered by the Tax Working Group would affect house prices
TOP's Geoff Simmons dismisses Labour’s ban on foreign buyers as ‘window-dressing for the masses’
2nd Nov 17, 12:23pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons dismisses Labour’s ban on foreign buyers as ‘window-dressing for the masses’
Terry Baucher on how the proliferation of KiwiSaver is making the need for a fully fledged capital gains tax all the more urgent  
10th May 17, 5:29pm
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Terry Baucher on how the proliferation of KiwiSaver is making the need for a fully fledged capital gains tax all the more urgent  
For the best part of three decades, George Rozvany was inside the multinational tax avoidance industry. Now, he lifts the lid on the perpetrators, the world’s most powerful oligopoly. Michael West reports
24th Jul 16, 9:02am
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For the best part of three decades, George Rozvany was inside the multinational tax avoidance industry. Now, he lifts the lid on the perpetrators, the world’s most powerful oligopoly. Michael West reports
Alex Tarrant asks whether IRD could even implement changes if the govt embarked on widespread tax reform
4th Jul 11, 1:45pm
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Alex Tarrant asks whether IRD could even implement changes if the govt embarked on widespread tax reform
Have your say: Bill English signals tax reform to tilt economy away from property to exporting
22nd Apr 10, 1:47pm
Have your say: Bill English signals tax reform to tilt economy away from property to exporting