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Dan Lowe

Budget 2015: GST rethink needed for digital evolution

Thu 26 Mar 15

The law and processes must be modernised to capture tax from overseas online purchases.

Act MP David Seymour at a Parliamentary select committee

Seymour calls for inflation indexed tax rates

Fri 20 Mar 15 2

The Act leader will get a sympathetic hearing: Bill English recently called inflation “the politician and the tax gatherer’s friend, and the saver’s enemy.”

Finance Minister Bill English

Current account deficit widens in fourth quarter, as foreign companies earn more

Wed 18 Mar 15 1

Current account deficit widened to $2.6 billion, seasonally adjusted.

Finance Minister Bill English

NBR poll result: was English right to brush off Moody's deficit concern?

Mon 16 Mar 15 1

Credit rating agency took issue with NZ's structural current account deficit.

Finance Minister Bill English on TVNZ’s Q&A (TVNZ)

English rules out 4% wage increases for state sector

Sun 15 Mar 15 1

PLUS: Finance Minister says house price rises of 13% a year in Auckland are not financially stable.

Solid Energy chair Andy Coupe (centre) and his CEO Dan Clifford are ready to face a grilling by MPs (@LIVENewsDesk)

Solid Energy prepares for more job cuts at Stockton

Wed 11 Mar 15 1

Acting chairman Andy Coupe would not speculate on whether the company might fail but said there were "a number of potential outcomes" from current discussions with its banking consortium.


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