Budget 2017

28th Jun 17, 12:48pm
Tax cuts. Good, because the individual knows better? Or bad, because it means less available for central government services for all?
Tax cuts. Good, because the individual knows better? Or bad, because it means less available for central government services for all?
28th Jun 17, 12:48pm
26th Jun 17, 11:17am
Roger J Kerr says political opinion polls will be as important as economic indicators in setting the direction of the Kiwi dollar in coming months
Roger J Kerr says political opinion polls will be as important as economic indicators in setting the direction of the Kiwi dollar in coming months
26th Jun 17, 11:17am
19th Jun 17, 1:56pm
Cameron Preston goes looking for magician's sleight of hand in the Government's latest Budget
Cameron Preston goes looking for magician's sleight of hand in the Government's latest Budget
19th Jun 17, 1:56pm
19th Jun 17, 1:12pm
Roger J Kerr says the only thing that will drive the NZ currency back below US70 now would be a resurging American dollar
Roger J Kerr says the only thing that will drive the NZ currency back below US70 now would be a resurging American dollar
19th Jun 17, 1:12pm
12th Jun 17, 11:07am
Roger J Kerr says with all the good news for the NZ economy already out, it's questionable how much better things can get for the NZ dollar
Roger J Kerr says with all the good news for the NZ economy already out, it's questionable how much better things can get for the NZ dollar
12th Jun 17, 11:07am
9th Jun 17, 10:02am
by Guest
Motu on Budget winners and losers, getting the 50s out of economics, poverty as a disease, the new Silk Road, smiling as a proxy for diversity, and the problem with ‘and’
Motu on Budget winners and losers, getting the 50s out of economics, poverty as a disease, the new Silk Road, smiling as a proxy for diversity, and the problem with ‘and’
9th Jun 17, 10:02am
7th Jun 17, 12:33pm
ANZ's Cameron Bagrie suggests New Zealanders may be ready to 'eat broccoli' by making some hard economic decisions such as implementing a comprehensive capital gains tax
ANZ's Cameron Bagrie suggests New Zealanders may be ready to 'eat broccoli' by making some hard economic decisions such as implementing a comprehensive capital gains tax
7th Jun 17, 12:33pm
6th Jun 17, 7:47am
Brian Fallow looks at spending by our most recent two governments in real per capita terms and finds stark differences
Brian Fallow looks at spending by our most recent two governments in real per capita terms and finds stark differences
6th Jun 17, 7:47am
5th Jun 17, 7:14am
by Guest
Brian Easton suggests that rather than being obsessed with the public debt track, we need to pay more attention to the private debt track especially when it involves overseas borrowing
Brian Easton suggests that rather than being obsessed with the public debt track, we need to pay more attention to the private debt track especially when it involves overseas borrowing
5th Jun 17, 7:14am
4th Jun 17, 6:02am
Labour's poor performance & what it might do next; Auckland housing, infrastructure, transport and Watercare; Alex Tarrant's post-Budget thoughts
Labour's poor performance & what it might do next; Auckland housing, infrastructure, transport and Watercare; Alex Tarrant's post-Budget thoughts
4th Jun 17, 6:02am
31st May 17, 6:02am
Labour's alternative Budget to include 'families package'; Little defends against accusations of split Left, says Greens and NZF in line with Labour mostly; 'Everything on the table' for post-election tax fairness review
Labour's alternative Budget to include 'families package'; Little defends against accusations of split Left, says Greens and NZF in line with Labour mostly; 'Everything on the table' for post-election tax fairness review
31st May 17, 6:02am
30th May 17, 1:56pm
Bill English & Olly Newland defend Accommodation Supplement boost as Labour’s David Parker rips into it as subsidising millionaire Auckland landlords
Bill English & Olly Newland defend Accommodation Supplement boost as Labour’s David Parker rips into it as subsidising millionaire Auckland landlords
30th May 17, 1:56pm
30th May 17, 9:36am
Budget document shows first $200m from govt's flagship $1bn Housing Infrastructure Fund expected to be paid out...in the year to June 2019, and only $600m to be lent by June 2021
Budget document shows first $200m from govt's flagship $1bn Housing Infrastructure Fund expected to be paid out...in the year to June 2019, and only $600m to be lent by June 2021
30th May 17, 9:36am
30th May 17, 5:02am
PM English pours cold water on calls for tax treatment of 'other' forms of savings to be the same as for property; Also says case for corporate tax rate cut faces high hurdles
PM English pours cold water on calls for tax treatment of 'other' forms of savings to be the same as for property; Also says case for corporate tax rate cut faces high hurdles
30th May 17, 5:02am
29th May 17, 10:52am
by Guest
The NZ Initiative's Bryce Wilkinson says Steven Joyce's Budget falls short of what's required, but is vastly better than many other election-year budgets from the last two decades
The NZ Initiative's Bryce Wilkinson says Steven Joyce's Budget falls short of what's required, but is vastly better than many other election-year budgets from the last two decades
29th May 17, 10:52am
28th May 17, 7:00am
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?
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
26th May 17, 2:48pm
Budget 2017 - Health
Budget 2017 - Health
26th May 17, 2:48pm
26th May 17, 1:21pm
Budget 2017 - Social Welfare
Budget 2017 - Social Welfare
26th May 17, 1:21pm
26th May 17, 10:02am
What Budget 2017 spending promises look like when adjusted for inflation and population growth; Defence, education, health, welfare and law & order to fall; Super costs to rise through 2021
What Budget 2017 spending promises look like when adjusted for inflation and population growth; Defence, education, health, welfare and law & order to fall; Super costs to rise through 2021
26th May 17, 10:02am
25th May 17, 5:11pm
Labour, Greens & New Zealand First attack Steven Joyce's first Budget as 'the One Dollar Budget', and a bribe for the wealthy
Labour, Greens & New Zealand First attack Steven Joyce's first Budget as 'the One Dollar Budget', and a bribe for the wealthy
25th May 17, 5:11pm
25th May 17, 4:18pm
Our compilation of some of the key business, property, farming, retailing and economic comment made in response to the 2017 Budget
Our compilation of some of the key business, property, farming, retailing and economic comment made in response to the 2017 Budget
25th May 17, 4:18pm
[Updated]
25th May 17, 3:28pm
EQC levy to be bumped up 33%; Hike for insured homeowners comes further to 39% fire service levy increase; Decision on EQC Act Review on the way 
[Updated]
EQC levy to be bumped up 33%; Hike for insured homeowners comes further to 39% fire service levy increase; Decision on EQC Act Review on the way 
25th May 17, 3:28pm
25th May 17, 2:36pm
by Guest
EY's Aaron Quintal says the government's plan to raise $250m over 4 years from changes to transfer pricing and interest deductibility suggests optimistic forecasts or an over-reach of the reforms
EY's Aaron Quintal says the government's plan to raise $250m over 4 years from changes to transfer pricing and interest deductibility suggests optimistic forecasts or an over-reach of the reforms
25th May 17, 2:36pm
25th May 17, 2:35pm
by Guest
Budget lifts personal income tax thresholds, increases allowances for Working for Families tax credits
Budget lifts personal income tax thresholds, increases allowances for Working for Families tax credits
25th May 17, 2:35pm
25th May 17, 2:21pm
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
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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