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Saturday, 9 February 2013
Business 2:22PM
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.

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Thursday, 7 February 2013
Finance 1:47PM
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.

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Monday, 4 February 2013
Finance 3:24PM
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.

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Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Finance 2:48PM
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.

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Finance 3:22PM
NZ in global push for multinationals to pay fair tax share

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Friday, 14 December 2012
Finance 2:15PM
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.

351 views

Health 1:20PM
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.

308 views

Thursday, 13 December 2012
Conservation 4:24PM
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.

389 views

Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Finance 7:48PM
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.

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Diplomacy 4:51PM
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.

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Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Finance 4:51PM
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.

546 views

Health 4:48PM
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.

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Monday, 3 December 2012
Health 3:08PM
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.

347 views

Friday, 30 November 2012
Politics 1:45PM
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.

391 views

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
News 6:23PM
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.

541 views

Monday, 26 November 2012
Cannabis 2:50PM
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.

815 views

Wednesday, 7 November 2012
News 7:35PM
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.

353 views

Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Finance 3:35PM
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.

326 views

Thursday, 1 November 2012
Finance 10:50PM
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.

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Wednesday, 31 October 2012
News 5:36PM
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”.

322 views

Finance 1:16PM
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.

337 views

Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Finance 3:45PM
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.

335 views

Thursday, 25 October 2012
Finance 4:41PM
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.

439 views

Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Finance 5:45PM
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.

393 views

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Finance 5:03PM
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.

399 views

Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Health 2:42PM
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 depression.org.nz 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.

430 views

Monday, 8 October 2012
Finance 6:34PM
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.

373 views

Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Finance 4:06PM
Dunne: decisions on salary trade-offs follow consultation

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Monday, 1 October 2012
Finance 7:28PM
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.

371 views

Thursday, 27 September 2012
Finance 3:39PM
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.

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