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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.
New Zealand will be strongly aligned with the OECD in tackling the issue of fairly taxing multinationals, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Zealand and Japan have signed a new double tax agreement to replace the existing 1963 treaty, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
New Zealand and Papua New Guinea have signed a double tax agreement, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today.
New Zealand will look to negotiate a FATCA tax information agreement with the United States, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today.
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.
Revenue Minister Peter Dunne has congratulated Inland Revenue for making it easier for customers to file GST returns online.
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.
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.
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.
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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