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Revenue Minister Todd McClay

'Business PAYE' on cards as McClay promises tax overhaul

Tue 31 Mar 15 1

PLUS: Government looks at reversing the move, made in 1998, to allow most New Zealanders to no longer file tax returns.

Australian treasurer Joe Hockey

Australia to ‘rethink’ its tax system

Tue 31 Mar 15

Treasurer Joe Hockey says a recently released tax discussion paper will begin talks on how Australia can create a more relevant and up-to-date system.

Revenue Minister Todd McClay

PAYE for businesses proposed in biggest tax shake-up since 1957

Tue 31 Mar 15 3

Revenue Minister Todd McClay announced the proposal to introduce a form of "business PAYE" among a raft of other possible reforms contained in green paper seeking public submissions by May 29.

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.”

Large NZ firms like Fonterra, Fletcher Building, F&P Healthcare and Xero are are moving into offshore markets whose governments might quite like them to pay tax there rather than here (pictured: Xero CEO Rod Drury)

Listed firms right to fret over populist tax agenda

WEEKEND REVIEW Sat 14 Mar 15 1

Large NZ firms like Fonterra, Fletcher Building, F&P Healthcare and Xero are are moving into offshore markets whose governments might quite like them to pay tax there rather than here

Revenue Minister Todd McClay

Government backs down on tax law 'change by press release'

Fri 27 Feb 15 1

Mr McClay announced the law change would take effect from the day of his press release but would not be enacted into law until some time this year.

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