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Tax threshold changes reduce lifetime tax by $80k / 10 months

By   /  June 11, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Inflation, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Tax threshold changes reduce lifetime tax by $80k / 10 months

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EMBARGED: Tax threshold changes reduce lifetime tax by $80k / 10 months Tax threshold changes reduce lifetime tax by $80k /10 months EMBARGOED UNTIL 5AM, MONDAY 12 JUNE 2017 The tax threshold changes in last month’s budget will see the largest relative tax […]

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National Party candidate’s position on supermarket bag tax needs clarifying

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on National Party candidate’s position on supermarket bag tax needs clarifying

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National Party candidate’s position on supermarket bag tax needs clarifying 9 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hastings Mayor and National Party candidate, Lawrence Yule, needs to clarify whether he supports the Green Party’s policy to implement a supermarket bag tax, after he was quoted […]

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Labour must endorse road toll undertakings of revenue neutrality

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Labour must endorse road toll undertakings of revenue neutrality

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Labour must endorse road toll undertakings of revenue neutrality LABOUR & GREENS MUST ENDORSE ROAD TOLL UNDERTAKINGS OF REVENUE NEUTRALITY 7 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union welcomes the Government’s undertaking that any form of roadway variable pricing will be used to […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Corporate welfare goes global with Samoan chocolate handout

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Economics, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Corporate welfare goes global with Samoan chocolate handout

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Corporate welfare goes global with Samoan chocolate handout CORPORATE WELFARE GOES GLOBAL WITH SAMOAN CHOCOLATE HANDOUT 2 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Government is now attempting to pick winners abroad with the Prime Minister announcing today that the cocoa industry in Samoa […]

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Retraction and apology received from the Spinoff

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Retraction and apology received from the Spinoff

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Retraction and apology received from the Spinoff 29 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The full retraction and apology by the Spinoff, relating to allegations that were totally false and defamatory, contained in an article by Simon Wilson, and published on the Spinoff website morning, […]

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Taxpayers’ Union celebrates win on living wage

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Economics, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Legal, Legal Issues, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Taxpayers’ Union celebrates win on living wage

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Taxpayers’ Union celebrates win on living wage Taxpayers’ Union celebrates win on living wage 29 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming the decision of the Hutt City Council last week to reject a blanket ‘living wage’ policy and instead give […]

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Greens right on taxpayer subsidy for foreigners’ medical bills

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Greens right on taxpayer subsidy for foreigners’ medical bills

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens right on taxpayer subsidy for foreigners’ medical bills Greens right on taxpayer subsidy for foreigners’ medical bills 29 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming Green MP Julie-Anne Genter joining the Union’s calls for greater efforts to be made by […]

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Spinoff article on “white feathers” totally wrong

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Spinoff article on “white feathers” totally wrong

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Spinoff article on “white feathers” totally wrong SPINOFF ARTICLE ON “WHITE FEATHERS” TOTALLY WRONG 29 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union, its founders Jordan Williams and David Farrar, the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance, and its spokesperson Jo Holmes, totally reject the allegation made […]

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Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Commerce, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket HAPPY BUDGET DAY: JOYCE GETS HIS ROCKET 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Zealand taxpayer funding of the US rocket company, Rocket Lab, appears to have delivered its responsible Minister, Steven Joyce, a suitable present – […]

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‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Business, English, Environment, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on ‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow ‘KIWIFAIL’ BLACK HOLE CONTINUES TO GROW 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Budget 2017 continues with the tradition of hundreds of millions diverted to Kiwirail but an apparent abandonment of the Government’s “Turn Around Plan” to get Kiwirail […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections)

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections)

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections) VERY LITTLE FOR BUSINESS SECTOR IN BUDGET 2017 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With the exception of corporate welfare (which taxes all businesses more, to divert grants to favoured businesses […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 VERY LITTLE FOR BUSINESS SECTOR IN BUDGET 2017 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With the exception of corporate welfare (which taxes all businesses more, to divert grants to favoured businesses and industries) thebusiness-friendlyiendly initiative […]

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