Just quietly, I have lost weight.
The issuing of a stadium investment bond to allow Otago
investors a chance to support the building of the new Forsyth
Barr Stadium would have made sense, financial industry
Finance Minister Bill English is welcoming the
multi-billion-dollar move by households away from borrowing
and towards saving in the past two or three years.
The confusion this week over how GST is charged by utility
companies illustrates some of the complexities consequent of
the rate change, Deloitte Dunedin tax partner Peter Truman
Animation Research Ltd managing director Ian Taylor has been
pitching hard to win the contract to supply 3D images for the
Volvo ocean race which starts at the end of the month.
Communications and Information Technology Minister Steven
Joyce has approved a variation to Telecom's operational
separation undertakings, but not as originally sought by the
Microsoft has come to the party late, but indications are the
technology giant is about to throw everything it has to try
to upstage Apple, Blackberry and Google in the touch-phone
Columba College's Re-think Green team will represent the
Otago region in the national final of the Young Enterprise
Scheme awards in Wellington on November 3.
Revenue Minister Peter Dunne is being urged to make a clear
ruling when he announces the new rules surrounding the use of
loss attributing qualifying companies, or LAQCs.
Consumers appeared to try to beat the rise in GST at the
start of this month by bringing forward household purchases
to September, the latest electronic card transactions show.
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