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Govt Announces Business Tax Law Changes

The Government has introduced a bill to Parliament that ministers say will reduce tax costs for businesses.

Kiwisaver Numbers Pass 700,000 On 1st Birthday

More than 700,000 people have signed up to the Government's KiwiSaver as the retirement savings scheme celebrates its first birthday today.

Kiwisaver Numbers Close In On 700,000

The numbers of people enrolled in KiwiSaver has passed the 670,000 mark with 2300 new members signing up every day in May, the Government said today. Launches RSS Feeds And Tagging

New Zealand's leading personal finance website today rolled out a major upgrade.Guide2's mission is to provide New Zealand consumers with a comprehensive window into the world of personal finance -- and part of that is making information really easy to find.

IRD Wins In Appeal In Discovery Of Document Issue

Wellington, June 3 NZPA - The Commissioner of Inland Revenue has won an appeal over discovery of documents in a taxation case against Bank of New Zealand.

Kiwisaver Contributions Will Stay Under National

A slip-up by a National backbencher has forced the party to reveal it will keep compulsory employer contributions to Kiwisaver.

Nats Outed On Kiwisaver Policy By Backbencher's Gaffe

National has been forced to announce it will back the turbo-charged KiwiSaver after a backbench MP incorrectly told a business audience that compulsory employer contributions was not party policy.

Yield Demand Gets NZ Dollar Near US79c Overnight Friday

Wellington, May 26 NZPA - The New Zealand dollar found more yield demand overnight Friday as the greenback slid further against a basket of major currencies.

The Other Side Of The Tax Cut Coin

Wellington, May 25 NZPA - Get a tax cut and lose your home. That would be a catastrophic trade-off for having an extra $20 dollars or so in the hand each week, or two blocks of cheese as the National Party puts it.

Tax Cut Bill Passed Under Urgency

A bill to put the Government's tax cut programme into law passed this afternoon. The Taxation (Personal Tax Cuts, Annual Rates and Remedial Matters) Bill passed under urgency as Parliament does not usually sit on a Friday.

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