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Sir Michael Cullen is chairing the tax working group that reports back in February 2019.

Capital gains tax could raise $5-6 billion in a decade for govt, documents show

Fri 15 Dec

State Services Commission documents released today show potential revenue and costs of a capital gains tax.

UK international trade secretary Liam Fox says voices of protectionism are "frankly dangerous."

Labour sees post-Brexit NZ/UK trade as a chance to fix globalisation, Parker

Wed 6 Dec

David Parker's view of globalisation predicts the economic model can be fixed with cooperation between developed nations.

Associate Finance Minister David Parker and Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage outlining new restrictions on foreigners wanting to buy rural NZ land.

Little impact on farm prices expected after OIO shake-up

Wed 29 Nov 3

The government’s strengthening of the overseas investment regime has been welcomed by rural New Zealand.

Associate Finance Minister David Parker says it's a privilege to own or control New Zealand's sensitive assets.

New hurdles for rural and forest land sales to foreign buyers

Wed 29 Nov 28

The government has strengthened the oveseas investment regime.

University of Auckland's Jane Kelsey says there are mixed messages from the ruling coalition

Kelsey warns Labour – 'Don't rush into TPP'

Thu 9 Nov 5

As the 11 remaining TPP member countries try to agree to a final deal in Vietnam, the New Zealand coalition is being warned to remember its promises.

Property Council government relations director Matt Paterson is upbeat on what changes a new Housing Commission could achieve.

Property Council backs new Housing Commission

Wed 25 Oct 4

But the property body warns changing the Overseas Investment Office rules could hurt the existing undersupply of residential houses.

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