Opinion and Analysis
OPINION: It will be easier to sell consumers the idea of charging GST on overseas internet shopping once multinationals pay their share of tax.
Forget the lofty talk about how much of the Earth’s landmass the TPP covers – for New Zealand, this looks like a slim achievement at best.
OPINION: New Zealand must pounce on multi-national tax dodgers like Google, Facebook and Apple.
OPINION: The European Union is considering the controversial "Robin Hood tax".
OPINION: If you want to get ahead, you can't afford to leave your mortgage alone.
OPINION: Making the best out of a bad situation can mean taking the rap and resigning.
Why you should shun certain social media sites when it comes to your colleagues.
OPINION: Passing retirement age may not mean investing safe for the short term.
THE release of Fonterra's annual report on 24 September coincided for me with a long plane trip back from China. I used the time trying to work out what all the numbers really mean. It was not an easy task.
OPINION: Banking is one of the last industries to face digital disruption.
OPINION: Unlike all of the other problems, this time Fonterra should have stayed mum.
OPINION: Any online scam is not necessarily the same as banking fraud.
OPINION: There could be hidden motives behind Prime Minister's John Key's environmental flourish.
OPINION: The All Blacks score highly in the social media world.
OPINION: There has been a significant rise in the number and value of large scale employee theft claims during the past few months.
OPINION: GST may soon apply to services that relate to land.
OPINION: The greatest legacy of all is the one that teaches us how to live well.
As a small business owner with barely a year under my belt, I frequently get asked, "So, how do you even pay the bills?"
OPINION: Employers have right to resolve workplace disagreements but mustn't be arbitrary.
OPINION: The scandal roiling car maker Volkswagen is a humdinger.
This is a time when investors should “Accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative, latch on to the affirmative”.
OPINION: Apple's new IOS 9 operating system comes with ad-blocking software, which could cost Facebook and Google.
OPINION: With the latest plunge in world stockmarkets, we have some concerns about our KiwiSaver accounts.
OPINION: It has been a down and up week for Fonterra.
Fonterra's yearly profits were better than analysts had expected; conditions are improving in its current year; and its efforts to shift more of its output from commodities to higher value are progressing well.
OPINION: A survey by Menulog.co.nz showing many believe takeaways are cheaper than home cooking is hard to swallow.
OPINION: Japan and Canada stand in the way of a TPPA dairy deal for New Zealand.
OPINION: The most common question I get asked is, "How the heck do you find your clients?"
OPINION: Businesses may soon be able to claim GST on the cost of raising capital.
OPINION: It was billed as the most important interest rate decision from the Fed in over six years.