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What's at stake on 23 September for tax policy?384617/09/2017 12:00:00 p.m.Tax has been a top issue this campaign, featuring strongly in the leadership debates, and is a major point of difference among the parties. We take a look at some of the more contentious and interesting tax policies, starting with the old chestnut of capital gains tax (CGT) – any changes to which Labour has now ruled out until after the next election. We have prepared a table to allow easy comparison of each party’s proposals. 20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.Tax has been a top issue this campaign, featuring strongly in the leadership debates, and is a major point of difference among the parties We take a look at some of the more 649htmlFalseaspx
What's at stake on 23 September for international trade?384013/09/2017 12:00:00 p.m.The quick answer is New Zealand’s participation in the TPP11 – the Trans-Pacific Partnership, minus the United States. 20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.The quick answer is New Zealand’s participation in the TPP11 – the Trans-Pacific Partnership, minus the United States Labour has now stated that its proposed ban on foreigners 327htmlFalseaspx
What's at stake on 23 September for climate change/environment policy?383512/09/2017 12:00:00 p.m.Under any and all scenarios, there will be more traction under climate change policy in the next term and a further rewriting of environment and planning law.20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.Under any and all scenarios, there will be more traction under climate change policy in the next term and a further rewriting of environment and planning law 309htmlFalseaspx
Handy corporate governance comparison table updated38206/09/2017 12:00:00 p.m.Chapman Tripp and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have updated the governance code comparison table we produced last year to reflect the recent rewrite of the NZX Corporate Governance Code.20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.Chapman Tripp and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have updated the governance code comparison table we produced last year to reflect the recent rewrite of the NZX Corporate 430htmlFalseaspx
What's at stake on 23 September for workplace law, immigration?38165/09/2017 12:00:00 p.m.Workforce policy has always been a key area of difference between Labour and National and is again this election campaign, where it has bled across to immigration. National is campaigning largely on its record in these areas so we have focused on the other options on offer – particularly Labour. 20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.Workforce policy has always been a key area of difference between Labour and National and is again this election campaign, where it has bled across to immigration 763htmlFalseaspx
What’s at stake on 23 September for infrastructure policy333728/08/2017 12:00:00 p.m.The big areas of difference between National and Labour in infrastructure policy are around transport, water, housing and funding mechanisms. Generally speaking, New Zealand First seems closer to Labour than to National on these issues but we would not expect infrastructure to feature strongly in coalition negotiations. 20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.The big areas of difference between National and Labour in infrastructure policy are around transport, water, housing and funding mechanisms The difference here is over the 563htmlFalseaspx
Pressure to reduce profit shifting mounts363327/08/2017 12:00:00 p.m.The political and media pressure for the New Zealand Government to introduce tax measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) has grown in recent times. 20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.The political and media pressure for the New Zealand Government to introduce tax measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) has grown in recent times 421htmlFalseaspx
First sentence under new H&S regime shows much higher penalties260624/08/2017 12:00:00 p.m.The first sentencing decision under the new Health and Safety at Work Act (HSW Act) was handed down this week and shows predictably that the Courts will apply much higher penalties than under the previous regime.20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.The first sentencing decision under the new Health and Safety at Work Act (HSW Act) was handed down this week and shows predictably that the Courts will apply much higher 2059htmlFalseaspx
Coalition negotiations – the factors which will matter251923/08/2017 12:00:00 p.m.If New Zealand First ends up with the balance of power after the elections, as current polls suggest, we may have to wait until 12 October to know what the next government will look like. That is when the final count will be delivered to the Governor-General and is the deadline Winston Peters has set himself. 20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.If New Zealand First ends up with the balance of power after the elections, as current polls suggest, we may have to wait until 12 October to know what the next government will 1070htmlFalseaspx
Productivity Commission charts path to low carbon economy292922/08/2017 12:00:00 p.m.The Productivity Commission has taken the gloves off in its issues paper on making the shift to a low emissions economy, saying that the journey will not be easy and that our current response is not strong enough.20/09/2017 10:29:52 p.m.The Productivity Commission has taken the gloves off in its issues paper on making the shift to a low emissions economy, saying that the journey will not be easy and that our 725htmlFalseaspx