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Susan St John says this latest 'ad hoc policy change' from the Government will be used to make Working for Families less generous for ‘working’ families through a poorly understood sleight of hand
8th Nov 21, 3:48pm
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Susan St John says this latest 'ad hoc policy change' from the Government will be used to make Working for Families less generous for ‘working’ families through a poorly understood sleight of hand
Thanks to Cullen’s clever alchemy, the base metals of neoliberalism could be transmuted into the glittering gold of 'modernisation'; and the grim squares of betrayal transformed into happy circles of fulfilment, Chris Trotter says
23rd Aug 21, 7:34am
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Thanks to Cullen’s clever alchemy, the base metals of neoliberalism could be transmuted into the glittering gold of 'modernisation'; and the grim squares of betrayal transformed into happy circles of fulfilment, Chris Trotter says
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
14th Aug 18, 2:30pm
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Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pleased with 'significant progress' government has made as its 100 Day Plan reaches halfway stage
12th Dec 17, 1:52pm
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pleased with 'significant progress' government has made as its 100 Day Plan reaches halfway stage
Brian Fallow runs the ruler over Labour's fiscal plan and looks at what spending plans from Grant Robertson might look like compared to those from Steven Joyce
24th Jul 17, 10:49am
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Brian Fallow runs the ruler over Labour's fiscal plan and looks at what spending plans from Grant Robertson might look like compared to those from Steven Joyce
Families with young children and pensioners the main beneficiaries of Labour's Families Package
11th Jul 17, 1:30pm
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Families with young children and pensioners the main beneficiaries of Labour's Families Package
Brian Fallow talks to The Opportunities Party's leader Gareth Morgan about his policies and where his votes might come from
5th Jul 17, 2:06pm
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Brian Fallow talks to The Opportunities Party's leader Gareth Morgan about his policies and where his votes might come from
Labour has been handed a campaign roadmap by Joyce's election year Budget; Alex Tarrant on the political fallout from the Greens and NZF supporting the 'families package'; And is there a gap there for National's coalition buddies?
28th May 17, 7:00am
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Labour has been handed a campaign roadmap by Joyce's election year Budget; Alex Tarrant on the political fallout from the Greens and NZF supporting the 'families package'; And is there a gap there for National's coalition buddies?
Budget lifts personal income tax thresholds, increases allowances for Working for Families tax credits
25th May 17, 2:35pm
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Budget lifts personal income tax thresholds, increases allowances for Working for Families tax credits
Terry Baucher says nearly everyone gets something in Steven Joyce's election year Budget, but he's surprised the threshold for the top tax rate of 33% remains unchanged at $70,000
25th May 17, 2:21pm
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Terry Baucher says nearly everyone gets something in Steven Joyce's election year Budget, but he's surprised the threshold for the top tax rate of 33% remains unchanged at $70,000
House prices to rise 5-8% next two years before residential investment growth kicks in to boost supply, Treasury says; Picks earlier OCR hikes than RBNZ, Current account deficit to widen
25th May 17, 2:01pm
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House prices to rise 5-8% next two years before residential investment growth kicks in to boost supply, Treasury says; Picks earlier OCR hikes than RBNZ, Current account deficit to widen
Budget 2017 ‘families package’ includes Accommodation Supplement boost, more Auckland suburbs into top bracket; WFF payments raised; Bottom two income tax thresholds up
25th May 17, 2:00pm
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Budget 2017 ‘families package’ includes Accommodation Supplement boost, more Auckland suburbs into top bracket; WFF payments raised; Bottom two income tax thresholds up
Thursday's Budget won't be election year lolly scramble, Joyce says; Discusses prospects for 'families package' amid rumour bottom 2 income tax brackets will be raised & WFF, Accommodation Supplement boosted
23rd May 17, 1:59pm
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Thursday's Budget won't be election year lolly scramble, Joyce says; Discusses prospects for 'families package' amid rumour bottom 2 income tax brackets will be raised & WFF, Accommodation Supplement boosted
With Steven Joyce set to present his first Budget this week, Brian Fallow looks at some of the Finance Minister's options given the cyclical tailwind at his back and the looming election
22nd May 17, 7:34am
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With Steven Joyce set to present his first Budget this week, Brian Fallow looks at some of the Finance Minister's options given the cyclical tailwind at his back and the looming election
Helen Clark talks to RNZ's Guyon Espiner about her nine years as PM as her govt moved to draw a line under Rogernomics, unleash new social reforms and rethink NZ's place in the world
5th May 17, 10:19am
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Helen Clark talks to RNZ's Guyon Espiner about her nine years as PM as her govt moved to draw a line under Rogernomics, unleash new social reforms and rethink NZ's place in the world
PM English bats away questions on what the govt might do with surplus cash; Tax cuts are just one of the choices it has; Infrastructure, population growth and debt pressures still have front seats
13th Mar 17, 7:36pm
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PM English bats away questions on what the govt might do with surplus cash; Tax cuts are just one of the choices it has; Infrastructure, population growth and debt pressures still have front seats
Finance Minister says Govt will come under pressure to provide more big Working For Family subsidies if housing become more unaffordable and if interest rates rise
23rd Oct 15, 9:19pm
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Finance Minister says Govt will come under pressure to provide more big Working For Family subsidies if housing become more unaffordable and if interest rates rise
Gareth Morgan's view of a frustrated Reserve Bank that has finally spoken out on rocketing house prices
18th Apr 15, 10:06am
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Gareth Morgan's view of a frustrated Reserve Bank that has finally spoken out on rocketing house prices
Gareth Morgan says NZ should look to Latin America for welfare policy. Your view?
11th Apr 15, 3:02pm
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Gareth Morgan says NZ should look to Latin America for welfare policy. Your view?
Eric Crampton on Gordon Tullock, teacher quality, what an ethical environmentalist should conclude, Elon Musk's bet, working for families, Dilbert & more
12th Dec 14, 10:30am
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Eric Crampton on Gordon Tullock, teacher quality, what an ethical environmentalist should conclude, Elon Musk's bet, working for families, Dilbert & more
IRD finds $3.73 of tax fraud for every dollar it spends looking for it
3rd Dec 14, 10:12am
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IRD finds $3.73 of tax fraud for every dollar it spends looking for it
OECD calls on NZ to implement Capital Gains Tax and land tax to improve savings and investment habits; also wants deposit insurance scheme and higher capital for banks
5th Jun 13, 7:36am
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OECD calls on NZ to implement Capital Gains Tax and land tax to improve savings and investment habits; also wants deposit insurance scheme and higher capital for banks
New Zealand wages attract among the lowest net tax burden of all OECD countries, lowest for families on the average wage
27th Mar 13, 9:53am
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New Zealand wages attract among the lowest net tax burden of all OECD countries, lowest for families on the average wage
Matt Nolan looks at unemployment and calls for policies that help match employees skills to employers requirements in a positive way. Your view?
6th Mar 13, 9:26am
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Matt Nolan looks at unemployment and calls for policies that help match employees skills to employers requirements in a positive way. Your view?
Terry Baucher says the IRD's attempts to collect overdue tax of $7.8 bln is close to "an outright failure - in essence what happened in Greece". He reckons rewarding good behaviour would stop the growing slide into late-payment habits. Your view?
18th Feb 13, 3:31pm
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Terry Baucher says the IRD's attempts to collect overdue tax of $7.8 bln is close to "an outright failure - in essence what happened in Greece". He reckons rewarding good behaviour would stop the growing slide into late-payment habits. Your view?