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Chris Trotter reflects on the life of Professor James R. Flynn, and the pursuit of truth and justice
14th Dec 20, 9:42am
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Chris Trotter reflects on the life of Professor James R. Flynn, and the pursuit of truth and justice
New report by heavy-hitter academics and economists says in order to create a knowledge hub in Auckland it will be necessary to have affordable housing for people moving from the regions; land tax mooted again
6th Nov 20, 6:29am
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New report by heavy-hitter academics and economists says in order to create a knowledge hub in Auckland it will be necessary to have affordable housing for people moving from the regions; land tax mooted again
Andrew Coleman looks at the options facing the Government for funding the Covid-related public debt
23rd Jul 20, 3:15pm
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Andrew Coleman looks at the options facing the Government for funding the Covid-related public debt
Terry Baucher talks to Max Rashbrooke about taxing wealth, especially on those who have it and who are 'not in the system', and who 'pay very little tax now'
25th Aug 19, 8:25am
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Terry Baucher talks to Max Rashbrooke about taxing wealth, especially on those who have it and who are 'not in the system', and who 'pay very little tax now'
David Hargreaves argues that the current push to devolve central government powers to local authorities should not be countenanced - but there's a danger it will be with an election looming
9th Jul 19, 1:09pm
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David Hargreaves argues that the current push to devolve central government powers to local authorities should not be countenanced - but there's a danger it will be with an election looming
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
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Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
David Hargreaves says we all need to be getting much more interested in local government
7th Mar 19, 8:12am
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David Hargreaves says we all need to be getting much more interested in local government
January tax collections show individuals paying 11% more in income taxes this year than last, but less for GST. Company taxes dip as well
1st Mar 19, 10:28am
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January tax collections show individuals paying 11% more in income taxes this year than last, but less for GST. Company taxes dip as well
Andrew Coleman concludes that on balance, there are few good reasons for taxing the inflation component of interest income and receipts
22nd Jan 19, 1:02pm
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Andrew Coleman concludes that on balance, there are few good reasons for taxing the inflation component of interest income and receipts
Andrew Coleman looks at the value of capital stock & real estate in NZ as we continue coverage of his paper on an international perspective of taxing capital income in NZ
21st Jan 19, 12:47pm
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Andrew Coleman looks at the value of capital stock & real estate in NZ as we continue coverage of his paper on an international perspective of taxing capital income in NZ
Andrew Coleman finds that rental property investors get a sizeable tax advantage because they can deduct the inflation component of interest payments
20th Jan 19, 8:47am
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Andrew Coleman finds that rental property investors get a sizeable tax advantage because they can deduct the inflation component of interest payments
Gorging, dieting, gorging - the cycle continues with the tap now fully 'on' for new hires on the public payroll with a +12,500 rise in just one year. We review the latest State Services Commission data
28th Dec 18, 11:25am
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Gorging, dieting, gorging - the cycle continues with the tap now fully 'on' for new hires on the public payroll with a +12,500 rise in just one year. We review the latest State Services Commission data
David Hargreaves says other things need to happen first before we consider giving local government more decentralised power
16th Jul 18, 4:36pm
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David Hargreaves says other things need to happen first before we consider giving local government more decentralised power
The Revenue Minister has the go-ahead from the Tax Working Group to require overseas businesses to collect and return GST on any products worth less than $400
1st May 18, 11:31am
by Jason Walls
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The Revenue Minister has the go-ahead from the Tax Working Group to require overseas businesses to collect and return GST on any products worth less than $400
Ahead of the Government's new Tax Working Group, David Chaston casts a broad historical eye over NZ tax and how it's paid
26th Nov 17, 6:51am
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Ahead of the Government's new Tax Working Group, David Chaston casts a broad historical eye over NZ tax and how it's paid
NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says targeted rates could, and should, be applied more widely at a local government level
18th Apr 17, 11:45am
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NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says targeted rates could, and should, be applied more widely at a local government level
Donald Trump earned US$153 mln in 2005; He paid US$36.6 mln in taxes. Ten years after his casino business failed, he was still writing off 'losses'
16th Mar 17, 9:57am
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Donald Trump earned US$153 mln in 2005; He paid US$36.6 mln in taxes. Ten years after his casino business failed, he was still writing off 'losses'
Roger J Kerr says the Government's inquiry into fuel profit margins seems more politically motivated than discovering a major rip-off from the fuel companies
20th Feb 17, 9:05am
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Roger J Kerr says the Government's inquiry into fuel profit margins seems more politically motivated than discovering a major rip-off from the fuel companies
David Cay Johnston says Donald Trump's plans to hit Mexico with a 20% tariff to pay for a border wall makes no economic sense & Americans will pay
4th Feb 17, 7:51am
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David Cay Johnston says Donald Trump's plans to hit Mexico with a 20% tariff to pay for a border wall makes no economic sense & Americans will pay
Zhang Jun shows it is not easy being a Chinese company, with surcharges and taxes hobbling profitability, encouraging avoidance, and incentivising moves offshore. Inefficient SOEs impose large extra costs too
3rd Jan 17, 9:02am
by Guest
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Zhang Jun shows it is not easy being a Chinese company, with surcharges and taxes hobbling profitability, encouraging avoidance, and incentivising moves offshore. Inefficient SOEs impose large extra costs too
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says it would be a welcome change to hear someone who is not an economist say: 'Why not let prices do the work?'
29th Jun 15, 8:53am
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The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says it would be a welcome change to hear someone who is not an economist say: 'Why not let prices do the work?'
The OECD likes NZ's economic policy settings, but calls for more & broader taxes 'to improve the well-being of the most vulnerable members of society'
10th Jun 15, 6:03am
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The OECD likes NZ's economic policy settings, but calls for more & broader taxes 'to improve the well-being of the most vulnerable members of society'
An ACT candidate sets out how we can afford to pay for rising heathcare costs as our population ages without reducing services
11th Jun 14, 12:02pm
by Guest
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An ACT candidate sets out how we can afford to pay for rising heathcare costs as our population ages without reducing services
Matt Nolan takes a final look at tax and explores 'monetary financing', and ramping up the inflation rate as a form of taxation
3rd Sep 13, 10:29am
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Matt Nolan takes a final look at tax and explores 'monetary financing', and ramping up the inflation rate as a form of taxation
Benje Patterson looks at how taxes can be collected for online shipments from offshore retailers, and the difficulties that Customs will face in enforcing any policy change
19th Dec 12, 9:32am
by Guest
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Benje Patterson looks at how taxes can be collected for online shipments from offshore retailers, and the difficulties that Customs will face in enforcing any policy change