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Capital gains tax not supported by business

I was a member of the Tax Working Group as a representative of business. I appreciated being able to contribute to informed and frank debate with a thoughtful intelligent group of New Zealanders over the introduction of a capital gains tax.

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Business verdict on fair pay agreements

Business has now seen the detail around proposed changes to our wage bargaining system. The proposals are for collective agreements – ‘fair pay agreements’ – that would set minimum pay and conditions for all workers in each industry.

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Electricity pricing options

Electricity pricing options The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has welcomed options published today by the Electricity Price Review Panel.BEC Chair David Caygill said the Review had provided a...

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Infrastructure Commission welcomed

Infrastructure Commission welcomed BusinessNZ says the establishment of the new Infrastructure Commission will help overcome current infrastructure problems in New Zealand.Chief Executive Kirk Hope...

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Engagement with business

Engagement with business Greater integration with the world economy will reap dividends for New Zealand business, the Prime Minister told business leaders today.Addressing the BusinessNZ economic...

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Steady ETS development

Steady ETS development BusinessNZ has welcomed the announcement of the first tranche of decisions from the ongoing development of the NZ Emissions Trading Scheme.BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope...

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ACC levy reduction welcomed

ACC levy reduction welcomed ACC levy reduction welcomedThe reduction in the ACC work levy has been welcomed by BusinessNZ.The levy paid by employers and the self-employed will reduce from an average...

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