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The Week in Tax: the tax implications of the Clean Car Discount Scheme, Inland Revenue’s still auditing GST returns, and the OECD’s latest report on corporate tax statistics
15th Aug 21, 7:12pm
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The Week in Tax: the tax implications of the Clean Car Discount Scheme, Inland Revenue’s still auditing GST returns, and the OECD’s latest report on corporate tax statistics
The Week in Tax: Time to rethink working from home allowances? Tax agencies are stepping up scrutiny of cryptoassets. Former Treasury chief economist takes a swing at the government's tax policies
1st Aug 21, 11:13am
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The Week in Tax: Time to rethink working from home allowances? Tax agencies are stepping up scrutiny of cryptoassets. Former Treasury chief economist takes a swing at the government's tax policies
If the best measure for housing demand is land value, what people will pay to live in particular areas, Auckland Council's economists find there is a mismatch in some areas between land that is high value, and current residential development potential
29th May 21, 9:46am
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If the best measure for housing demand is land value, what people will pay to live in particular areas, Auckland Council's economists find there is a mismatch in some areas between land that is high value, and current residential development potential
Auckland Council's chief economist sees little impact on the ground for developers from recent housing policy announcements, except house price growth will slow
1st May 21, 9:31am
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Auckland Council's chief economist sees little impact on the ground for developers from recent housing policy announcements, except house price growth will slow
Making long term improvements to farm soils in sympathy with nature's challenges is tough enough. But doing it in the face of misguided Wellington bureaucrats rules and politics is even tougher. The pressure is now intense
20th Sep 20, 11:44am
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Making long term improvements to farm soils in sympathy with nature's challenges is tough enough. But doing it in the face of misguided Wellington bureaucrats rules and politics is even tougher. The pressure is now intense
Khyaati Acharya wonders if society's drive to reduce risk actually increases risk-taking behaviour, suppressing 'consequences' from choice
22nd Aug 15, 9:15am
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Khyaati Acharya wonders if society's drive to reduce risk actually increases risk-taking behaviour, suppressing 'consequences' from choice
Gareth Kiernan says says Labour's Best Start policy is poorly thought through, poorly targeted, and unlikely to effectively solve the perceived problems
4th Feb 14, 12:33pm
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Gareth Kiernan says says Labour's Best Start policy is poorly thought through, poorly targeted, and unlikely to effectively solve the perceived problems
Matt Nolan scrutinises taxes targeted at social behaviours, separates 'excessive' and 'patently ridiculous' from where efficient correction can occur
14th Aug 13, 10:02am
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Matt Nolan scrutinises taxes targeted at social behaviours, separates 'excessive' and 'patently ridiculous' from where efficient correction can occur
Matt Nolan looks at how fairness and redistribution work in the way taxes are designed and who actually pays after the resulting 'incentive' shifts
6th Aug 13, 9:50am
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Matt Nolan looks at how fairness and redistribution work in the way taxes are designed and who actually pays after the resulting 'incentive' shifts
Matt Nolan looks at how taxes on consumption and capital income work, and how they differ from income taxes
25th Jun 13, 10:49am
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Matt Nolan looks at how taxes on consumption and capital income work, and how they differ from income taxes
Matt Nolan looks at why we have income taxes, their benefits and the problems with efficiency and 'deadweight losses'
11th Jun 13, 10:14am
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Matt Nolan looks at why we have income taxes, their benefits and the problems with efficiency and 'deadweight losses'
Matt Nolan looks at tax systems and how we can focus on fairness while keeping them efficient
28th May 13, 10:36am
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Matt Nolan looks at tax systems and how we can focus on fairness while keeping them efficient
Matt Nolan explores how tax distorts behaviour and who ends up bearing the actual cost of a tax
14th May 13, 1:41pm
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Matt Nolan explores how tax distorts behaviour and who ends up bearing the actual cost of a tax
Matt Nolan explores what tax is and the trade-offs involved with different ways of taxing
30th Apr 13, 12:08pm
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Matt Nolan explores what tax is and the trade-offs involved with different ways of taxing