Resarcher Derek Gill says perceptions of inequality are subjective

Inequality myths hide poverty trap

Fri 23 Jun 11

Inequality has been steady since the mid-1990s but concerns over poverty and house prices are rising.

OPEN MIC: NZ should raise taxes, says OECD

Fri 16 Jun 3

Have your say on the OECD's tax suggestions.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce said the Crown's current forecasts don't give it room to move on tax for the next year or so (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

OECD suggests more tax changes, Joyce leaves door open

Thu 15 Jun 7

“I would certainly be interested in addressing marginal rates of taxation on a personal level,” says Steven Joyce.

RBNZ governor Graeme Wheeler says a consultation paper on DTIs is due to be released soon (photo: RNZ)

OECD joins IMF in recommending RBNZ adopts debt-to-income restrictions

Thu 15 Jun

Updated: The OECD report includes a range of recommendations to help make New Zealand’s growth “more sustainable and greener.”

Latest tax crackdown poses risks for NZ economy

Thu 8 Jun

Steven Joyce expects $100 million a year in extra tax but there are worries about increased complexity and problems for businesses.

R&D spend main measure of success for Callaghan Innovation, Goldsmith says

Wed 7 Jun 6

"We are seeing a significant uptick. It's not as fast as we would like but we are on the way," said Goldsmith.


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