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While the words “capital gains tax” were avoided in a new Government report observers believe a two-system capital gains is possible.
The Tax Working Group report released yesterday appears to have covered little of merit and glossed over a potential capital gains tax.
Political observer Dene Mackenzie sees some relevance in a well-known poem by Walt Whitman and the status of NZ First leader Winston Peters.
A new BusinessNZ survey has shown more evidence of the deteriorating confidence in Government by the business sector.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday released a blueprint which she says will show the course the Coalition Government will take in this term, and perhaps beyond.
Our political observer Dene Mackenzie sees Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters flexing a lot of political muscle at the expense of the ruling Labour Party.
Will the Government introduce a capital gains tax? One observer believes it won’t but there could be sweeping changes.
A business industry group has raised concerns that its members have not been heard by Government over planned new employment laws.
The National Party has had a quick and strong response from small businesses that claim they are being neglected by the Government.
Three more appointments have been made to the advisory panel for a review of the Reserve Bank Act.