Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf

Capital gains taxes: misinterpreting the mandarins

Tue 21 Apr 15 18

John Key says he wouldn't introduce a capital gains tax without a mandate - and says Auckland houses aren't over-valued anyway.


To hear more from Rob Hosking on a capital gains tax, tune into NBR Radio, and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf on The Nation

Treasury at odds with Reserve Bank over CGT

WEEKEND REVIEW Sun 19 Apr 15 18

Makhlouf says main issue for Auckland housing is a lack of supply.

Environment Ministry's chief executive-to-be, Vicky Robertson

Treasury executive lands top job at Environment Ministry

Tue 14 Apr 15 1

Ms Robertson has been appointed for a five-year term.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Growth data shows underlying economic strength

Thu 19 Mar 15

Private spending is up 3.2% for the year, below the GDP increase: business investment is up 6.0%. 

Treasury Acting Secretary Vicky Robertson

Treasury to put more acid on Crown entity boards

Wed 25 Feb 15 3

"What we're really focusing on is that we've actually tested this advice by a really strong group of external people who are saying actually you've got something here that's needs focusing on"

English at this morning's lock-up briefing

Govt surplus target slips despite 'rock solid' economy

Tue 16 Dec 14 2

Economic "engine" is larger, even as the tax gatherer's friend — inflation — takes a holiday. 


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