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Saturday, 9 February 2013
Dunne: name, shame and boycott unethical legal high traders Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says it is time for communities to name, shame and boycott businesses that prey on young people with unethical marketing of legal highs. 213 views

Thursday, 7 February 2013
Dunne: NZ will be close to OECD on taxing multinationals New Zealand will be strongly aligned with the OECD in tackling the issue of fairly taxing multinationals, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today. 240 views

Monday, 4 February 2013
Telecom payroll giving milestone applauded Revenue Minister Peter Dunne today praised Telecom for leading the way for large corporates in supporting payroll giving, as the Telecom Foundation hit $1 million in donations to New Zealand charities, schools and community groups. 401 views

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Proposals to limit excessive non-resident tax deductions Proposals in an Inland Revenue officials’ issues paper released today would bolster the taxation of highly leveraged investments made by foreigners, through changes to the thin capitalisation rules, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said. 222 views

Wednesday, 19 December 2012
NZ in global push for multinationals to pay fair tax share 222 views

Friday, 14 December 2012
Govt to simplify financial arrangements rules The Government will move to simplify the rules relating to financial arrangements that are agreements for the sale and purchase of property or services, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today. 246 views

Dunne launches five-year mental health and addiction plan Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said today signalled the launch of Rising to the Challenge, a new national five-year plan for mental health and addiction. 206 views

Thursday, 13 December 2012
Game Animal Council Bill reported back Associate Minister of Conservation Peter Dunne has welcomed the report of the Local Government and Environment Select Committee on the Game Animal Council Bill sent back to the House today. 244 views

Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Car parks, land-related payments in SOP changes Changes to the tax treatment of employer-provided car parks, lease inducement payments and lease surrender payments, and including more non-cash benefits in income calculations for social assistance entitlements are key proposals being added to a tax bill before Parliament, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today. 223 views

NZ, Japan sign new double tax agreement New Zealand and Japan have signed a new double tax agreement to replace the existing 1963 treaty, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today. 618 views

Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Dunne explains NZ's tax approach to multinationals Tax systems around the world are adjusting to corporate giants with huge internet footprints, but very little physical presence, Revenue Minister Peter said today in addressing issues around the tax treatment of large multinational companies. 424 views

Dunne: expert committee to set legal highs approval standards Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne today announced that he will establish an independent expert committee early next year to set the approval standards legal highs will need to meet. 377 views

Monday, 3 December 2012
Dunne rules out controversial animal drug test Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has ruled out the controversial LD50 animal test as part of the pending psychoactive substances testing regime, and said no decisions have been made on whether animal testing will be needed at all. 236 views

Friday, 30 November 2012
Labour off the mark on IRD computer tender Labour Revenue spokesman David Clark is making a habit of going off half-cocked, with the latest example of his comments on the tender process for updating Inland Revenue’s computer system, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today. 270 views

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Peter Dunne launches Robin Oliver Tax Policy Scholarships Revenue Minister Peter Dunne today launched two new tax scholarships named after Robin Oliver, a leading light in New Zealand tax policy in recent decades. 405 views

Monday, 26 November 2012
Dunne bans substance found in K2 testing Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne today announced a Temporary Class Drug Notice banning a substance found in tested samples of the K2 synthetic cannabis product. 541 views

Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Dunne: Clark blows his own question on IRD staff turnover Labour’s Revenue spokesman David Clark has scored an own goal with his attack on Inland Revenue staff turnover rates, mixing up call centre rates with those for the overall organisation, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today. 206 views

Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Malaysian DTA latest initiative in combatting evasion Revenue Minister Peter Dunne today signed a protocol to amend the existing double tax agreement with Malaysia, which will now better equip both nations to exchange tax information to combat tax evasion. 215 views

Thursday, 1 November 2012
Dunne: almost 1 in 3 children now in KiwiSaver KiwiSaver membership hit two million, with almost one in three children and two-thirds of young adults signed-up by the end of the 2011-12 year, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today. 227 views

Wednesday, 31 October 2012
Minister welcomes progress of child support bill Revenue Minister Peter Dunne has welcomed the Social Services Committee report to Parliament on the Child Support Amendment Bill, saying the Committee’s recommendation that the bill be passed, was “a step closer towards a fairer, more efficient scheme for the parents and children involved”. 211 views

NZ signs multilateral tax convention Evading paying tax has just become significantly more difficult, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today in announcing that New Zealand has signed the multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. 218 views

Tuesday, 30 October 2012
New Zealand signs tax agreement with PNG New Zealand and Papua New Guinea have signed a double tax agreement, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today. 228 views

Thursday, 25 October 2012
Govt to pursue FATCA agreement with US New Zealand will look to negotiate a FATCA tax information agreement with the United States, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today. 321 views

Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Minimum family tax credit to rise next year Low-income working families who are eligible for the minimum family tax credit will receive a small increase from 1 April next year, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today. 263 views

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
New online GST service improves life for customers Revenue Minister Peter Dunne has congratulated Inland Revenue for making it easier for customers to file GST returns online. 272 views

Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Depression tools website hits 1.5 million visits Health Ministry statistics released today show that thousands of New Zealanders with depression are using The Journal – an online tool on the website and aimed at managing mild to moderate depression, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said today, in marking Mental Health Day in Mental Health Week. 290 views

Monday, 8 October 2012
Dunne: new agreement makes mockery of tax haven claims Revenue Minister Peter Dunne today announced that New Zealand will be signing a multilateral convention on tax assistance later this month, as he dismissed claims that New Zealand is a tax haven for foreign trusts. 251 views

Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Dunne: decisions on salary trade-offs follow consultation 193 views

Monday, 1 October 2012
Labour off-beam on IRD computer system Claims by Labour’s David Clark about Inland Revenue’s computer system are “simply mischievous, ill-informed and downright ignorant”, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today. 236 views

Thursday, 27 September 2012
Lease inducements changes reflect feedback Lease inducement payments by commercial landlords to tenants will be made taxable, but with some important changes as a result of the recent consultation process, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today. 257 views

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