The New Zealand Superannuation Fund's investments helped
soften the impact for the Government of falling tax revenue
and lower-than-forecast economic growth in the four months
When journalists and others attend embargoed briefings at the
Reserve Bank and Treasury, they are required to hand in their
mobile phones and other transmitting devices at the door.
Today is the start
of a defining week for the Government as some of the last
data for the year gets released.
The numbers were stacking up for home owners with mortgages
to start fixing for two years, BNZ chief economist Tony
Dunedin tax practitioners
are worried privately about an expected 40 jobs going from
the city's Inland Revenue Department offices, but Revenue
Minister Peter Dunne says no decision has been made.
Compulsory superannuation would have saved the New Zealand
economy through the recession, New Zealand First leader
Winston Peters said yesterday.
Financial markets bounced back around the world yesterday
after the Dow and the Standard & Poor's 500 scored their
biggest gains in three months.
Former Dunedin man Tim Isaacs is currently heading one of
the largest forestry industry training organisations in
Australia. He talks to business editor Dene Mackenzie about
the challenges of his industry
Dunedin businessman Philip Broughton will this morning be
elected as the national president of Business New Zealand,
the first person from the city to hold the national office.
The New Zealand and Hong Kong double tax agreement was a
positive step, Deloitte Dunedin tax partner Peter Truman said
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