Opinion & Analysis
OPINION: The fourth of our series questions the wisdom of allowing businesses a 'get out of jail free' card from capital gains tax.
OPINION: The country doesn’t need another technocrat. But what about a Tech Commissioner?
OPINION: In the third of a series, David Snell says exempting the family home from capital gains tax is easier said than done.
OPINION: If investing were a recipe, property would be lasagne. It's the dish everyone thinks they know how to make.
OPINION: The All Blacks' track record in building brand value is as much a success story as their performance on the field.
OPINION: In the second of our series, the EY executive director says a capital gains tax is not the revenue bonanza portrayed.
OPINION: Our provisional tax system means there's often too much uncertainty about how much to pay and when to pay it.
OPINION: Trial periods have become highly political - and for good reason.
OPINION: Labour and the Greens support a capital gains tax, but National says no. In the first of a series, EY's David Snell looks at the pros and cons.
OPINION: Friends in the investment world say most of their clients expect the Government to be re-elected.
Would a fund manager really work harder if they got a cherry on top of their management fee?
OPINION: Examples like Xero might make other companies reflect on the talent at their top table.
OPINION: Communications advisers watching the fallout from Nicky Hager's Dirty Politics will be trying to decide what to learn from it.
OPINION: The real appeal of investing in New Zealand is how easily foreign companies manage to avoid paying tax.
OPINION: Nothing is significantly less affordable or riskier today than it was yesterday, based on the numbers in the pre-election economic and fiscal update.
OPINION: The prize for loneliest jobs could go to the average sales person for a Kiwi exporter, especially in sectors like hi-tech.
OPINION: A lesson for workers is that sometimes the employer may not be who it appears to be.
OPINION: It's funny the things you come across clearing out desks.
OPINION: One of life's abiding mysteries is the ongoing strength of the New Zealand dollar.
OPINION: I'm cleaning out my desk at Trade Me, both figuratively and literally.