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Tax Working Group Final Report – 99 not out!

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 05:45 PM
The Tax Working Group (TWG) has made 99 recommendations in its Final Report. The recommendations reflect the wide ranging and detailed nature of the TWG’s work. As we said with the Interim report, that work is good and valuable. Read more...

Tax Recommendations - Response from Financial Advice NZ

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 04:14 PM
Tax Working Group Recommendations - Response from Financial Advice New Zealand Read more...

Capital Gains Tax bare minimum to start reducing wealth gap

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 03:57 PM
The Tax Working Group recommendations, which include a revenue-neutral Capital Gains Tax, are the absolute bare minimum changes the Government should introduce if it is serious about starting to reduce the gap between the rich and poor. Auckland Action ... Read more...

Capital gains tax plan not geared for capital losses

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 03:48 PM
The fact that the Tax Working Group wants to ring-fence capital losses shows that they haven’t come to grips with how a proposed capital gains tax would work when assets are losing value, Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler said today. Read more...

A new water tax would affect everyone

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 03:29 PM
IrrigationNZ says a proposed nationwide water tax would affect all Kiwis, and there needs to be more discussion about how this would impact households, farmers and businesses. Read more...

Tax review fails to heed calls for urgency on alcohol tax

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 03:12 PM
Alcohol Healthwatch warns a business as usual approach to alcohol harm in our country represents a lost opportunity to significantly improve the mental health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. Executive Director Dr Nicki Jackson says “with the increasing ... Read more...

Tax Working Group Report: The Good, The Bad, the Predictable

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 03:07 PM
Let’s start with the good stuff, and there is a bit of that, mainly around the environmental tax proposals. The Tax Working Group has acknowledged that the notion of a ‘circular economy’ has informed their recommendations. Read more...

Environment and Water Pollution Tax Proposals Welcomed

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 02:34 PM
Fish and Game is welcoming recommendations for environment, pollution and water extraction taxes, saying New Zealanders want change now. Read more...

Greenpeace supports environmental taxation

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 02:31 PM
Thursday, 21 February: Greenpeace is calling on the Government to accept recommendations made by the Tax Working Group about environmental taxation and the capital gains tax. Read more...

TWG recommendations start of long process

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 02:29 PM
The Tax Working Group today gave the Government a clear indication that a lot more work needs to be done in designing and implementing a Capital Gains Tax, said Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Tax Leader John Cuthbertson. Read more...
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