Response to Russell Brown and Tertiary Education Union

Press Release – Jordan Williams

The allegation that I have worked with others to discredit public health efforts is wrong. My public comments in relation to public health researchers have been where academics have mislead the public about official support or endorsement, and where … Read more »

Slip in University Rankings – Funding Not the Problem

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the slippage of New Zealand universities’ rankings , Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers Union says: Read more »

Bridges: Speech to 2014 New Zealand Petroleum Summit

Speech – New Zealand Government

Our abundance of energy and minerals resources provides us with unique opportunities to build the New Zealand economy. Over the past three years the Government has made significant changes to how the sector is regulated. Weve done the groundwork necessary … Read more »

Business welcomes IRD videos in Mandarin and Korean

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Six Introduction to Business videos in Mandarin and Korean have been launched by Inland Revenue. The videos are designed to make it easier for businesses and not-for-profit organisations to understand their tax affairs. James Ahn, President of New Zealand … Read more »

The Council Sets 2014/15 Rates

Press Release – Environment Southland

At todays Council meeting the 2014/15 rates were set, reflecting the core services and work programmes in this years annual plan, which was adopted in June 2014. Read more »

Next Capital’s Vitaco the latest to settle MCN tax dispute

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Vitaco Health Group, the food supplements business majority owned by Australian private equity firm Next Capital, has cut a deal with the Inland Revenue Department which will see it give up $29.9 million of tax losses generated … Read more »

Key’s Restraint in Propping up ACT Welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is welcoming the announcement that ACT MP David Seymour will not be appointed as a Minister. Read more »

Only Concession is from the Taxpayer

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the confidence and supply agreement reached between John Key and Peter Dunnes United Future Party, Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: Read more »

Farmers back Reserve Bank call on the dollar

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The New Zealand dollars strength is Unjustified and Unsustainable and Federated Farmers is backing that assessment made by the Reserve Bank in a rare and forceful statement . Read more »

Farmers back Reserve Bank call on the dollar

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The New Zealand dollars strength is Unjustified and Unsustainable and Federated Farmers is backing that assessment made by the Reserve Bank in a rare and forceful statement . Read more »

Council Can’t Hike Rates, Wants to Introduce New Ones

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the NZ Herald report that Aucklanders could face new charges or taxes to fund Len Browns $12 billion-plus transport funding gap, Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: Read more »

Ministerial Deals Shameful

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is repeating calls for the Prime Minister to explain the Ministerial deals he looks to be doing with his support partners. Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: Read more »

Local board projects deferred to limit rates rises

Press Release – Auckland Council

Local board capital expenditure projects totalling $30 million for the year 2014-2015 have been deferred by the councils Finance and Performance Committee. Read more »

Taxpayers Forgotten in Ministerial Horse-Trading

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the Prime Ministers comments reported on Radio New Zealand , that he is considering giving Act MP David Seymour a ministerial role because When they have more staffing and resources as a result of a junior ministerial role it … Read more »

Capital Gains Tax – The Great Debate

Press Release – Crowe Horwath

The introduction of a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) could have a negative impact on farm values, especially in the dairy sector, says Tony Marshall, Tax Principal with Crowe Horwaths Dunedin office. Read more »

Taxpayers on Hook Again for Solid Energy

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the Fairfax article that taxpayers are extending another $103 million to keep Solid Energy afloat, Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: Read more »

Crisis in Autism Early Intervention

Press Release – Autism Action NZ

Kim Hall coordinator for Autism Action NZ says that the current support for children with Autism, provided by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education is abysmal. Read more »

MSI Global Alliance Preparing for an audit – tips

Press Release – MSI Global Alliance

In order for an audit to run smoothly it is essential for all parties to plan adequately. There are 5 areas a CFO should consider when preparing for an audit: Read more »

OECD tax reform – impact for New Zealand business

Press Release – PricewaterhouseCoopers

The OECD set out final recommendations from the first half of its tax reform programme to tackle Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) yesterday. Read more »

BERL strongly affirms robustness of its CGT calculations

Press Release – BERL

http://www.berl.co.nz/economic-insights/macro-picture/government-and-fiscal-policy/berl-strongly-affirms-robustness-of-its-cgt-calculations/ Read more »

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