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Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
17th Oct 21, 8:43am
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Treasury & RBNZ say the government will eventually have to consider raising taxes or cutting expenditure to prepare for the next crisis
Finance Minister Grant Robertson pressures banks to waive contactless payment fees, is unsupportive of National's commercial rent subsidy proposal, and says a pilot for re-opening the border may be delayed
2nd Sep 21, 1:59pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson pressures banks to waive contactless payment fees, is unsupportive of National's commercial rent subsidy proposal, and says a pilot for re-opening the border may be delayed
Government payments to businesses total $1.26 billion since the start of this lockdown, as the Wage Subsidy supports 28% of those in paid work
31st Aug 21, 7:20pm
Government payments to businesses total $1.26 billion since the start of this lockdown, as the Wage Subsidy supports 28% of those in paid work
Grant Robertson confident the Government won't need to borrow more to pay for this lockdown - for now; We take a closer look at the numbers
25th Aug 21, 12:30pm
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Grant Robertson confident the Government won't need to borrow more to pay for this lockdown - for now; We take a closer look at the numbers
UPDATE: Four new community cases of COVID-19, including an Auckland City Hospital nurse - all linked to Tuesday's case
17th Aug 21, 2:42pm
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UPDATE: Four new community cases of COVID-19, including an Auckland City Hospital nurse - all linked to Tuesday's case
A report into management of the wage subsidy scheme has recommended that the organisations managing it conduct a review to 'properly evaluate it' for potential future purposes
11th May 21, 3:46pm
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A report into management of the wage subsidy scheme has recommended that the organisations managing it conduct a review to 'properly evaluate it' for potential future purposes
Government tweaks eligibility criteria of new COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment and provides a refresher of other support available to businesses
16th Feb 21, 11:42am
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Government tweaks eligibility criteria of new COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment and provides a refresher of other support available to businesses
Govt to provide Wage Subsidy and new payment to businesses in event of a move up alert levels; It will also pay businesses whose staff need to stay home while they await a Covid test result
15th Dec 20, 3:04pm
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Govt to provide Wage Subsidy and new payment to businesses in event of a move up alert levels; It will also pay businesses whose staff need to stay home while they await a Covid test result
New Reserve Bank figures show that only about $4 bln worth of mortgages are on a payment 'holiday' compared with over $22 billion earlier this year
16th Nov 20, 4:05pm
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New Reserve Bank figures show that only about $4 bln worth of mortgages are on a payment 'holiday' compared with over $22 billion earlier this year
Keeping 'em honest: A look at the glaring inconsistencies on politicking around the wage subsidy, JobStart and house price growth
13th Oct 20, 9:59am
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Keeping 'em honest: A look at the glaring inconsistencies on politicking around the wage subsidy, JobStart and house price growth
The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue is checking wage subsidy claims, the Australian Budget, and why GST rate cuts don't work
11th Oct 20, 1:31pm
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The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue is checking wage subsidy claims, the Australian Budget, and why GST rate cuts don't work
Grant Robertson on why now is the time for 'balance' not 'transformation', the importance of confidence in prompting business investment, minimum wage hikes and more
3rd Oct 20, 9:07am
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Grant Robertson on why now is the time for 'balance' not 'transformation', the importance of confidence in prompting business investment, minimum wage hikes and more
Some 45% of retailers report sales are now better than this time last year, Retail New Zealand says, with 78% confident or very confident their business will survive the next 12 months
2nd Oct 20, 9:30am
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Some 45% of retailers report sales are now better than this time last year, Retail New Zealand says, with 78% confident or very confident their business will survive the next 12 months
Figures from credit bureau Equifax show consumer loan arrears down significantly this year. But what will happen when COVID-19 related support ends?
7th Sep 20, 4:04pm
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Figures from credit bureau Equifax show consumer loan arrears down significantly this year. But what will happen when COVID-19 related support ends?
There are 77k more people receiving jobless benefits now than in March, with a minority of Covid Income Relief Payment recipients finding a job before the 12-week payment runs out
4th Sep 20, 3:00pm
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There are 77k more people receiving jobless benefits now than in March, with a minority of Covid Income Relief Payment recipients finding a job before the 12-week payment runs out
Chartered accountants say Government Covid support measures have had unintended consequence of propping up businesses that would have failed in normal times
3rd Sep 20, 1:16pm
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Chartered accountants say Government Covid support measures have had unintended consequence of propping up businesses that would have failed in normal times
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
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Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
As the banks begin offering mortgage deferrals of up to a year, we play around with some numbers for illustrative purposes - with illuminating results
26th Aug 20, 10:00am
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As the banks begin offering mortgage deferrals of up to a year, we play around with some numbers for illustrative purposes - with illuminating results
Lockdown's extended, but the wage subsidy isn't, and the PM can't confirm whether Cabinet considered a cost-benefit analysis when deciding to keep Auckland at L3
24th Aug 20, 9:24pm
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Lockdown's extended, but the wage subsidy isn't, and the PM can't confirm whether Cabinet considered a cost-benefit analysis when deciding to keep Auckland at L3
Brian Fallow takes a look at the idea of a central government funded universal jobs guarantee, saying the idea should receive serious consideration
21st Aug 20, 11:17am
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Brian Fallow takes a look at the idea of a central government funded universal jobs guarantee, saying the idea should receive serious consideration
The Crown Settlement Account at the Reserve Bank, where the Government deposits surplus funds, reaches new highs as the COVID-19 crisis rages
21st Aug 20, 9:51am
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The Crown Settlement Account at the Reserve Bank, where the Government deposits surplus funds, reaches new highs as the COVID-19 crisis rages
Banks offering options for affected customers that will enable either a new mortgage deferral or extension to an existing deferral; RBNZ says deferral should not be 'default setting'
17th Aug 20, 3:18pm
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Banks offering options for affected customers that will enable either a new mortgage deferral or extension to an existing deferral; RBNZ says deferral should not be 'default setting'
Robertson: Businesses need to have suffered 40% revenue drop to qualify for new wage subsidy; Leave Support scheme simplified; New PREFU date set
17th Aug 20, 3:02pm
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Robertson: Businesses need to have suffered 40% revenue drop to qualify for new wage subsidy; Leave Support scheme simplified; New PREFU date set
Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
27th Jun 20, 9:31am
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Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
The Week in tax: the wage subsidy extension, capital gains tax is back on the agenda, and time to top up your KiwiSaver contributions
14th Jun 20, 1:56pm
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The Week in tax: the wage subsidy extension, capital gains tax is back on the agenda, and time to top up your KiwiSaver contributions