15 February 2010
Prime Minister John Key wants New Zealand to become an international financial hub specialising in the administration of overseas pension funds.
7 August 2009
At an Association of Superannuation Funds of New Zealand forum in Wellington, English reiterated that the Government did not intend making drastic changes to the Labour-initiated KiwiSaver scheme.
1 April 2009
Recent media reports have revealed confusion about how individual investors in overseas companies are taxed under the new fair dividend rate (FDR) rules that came into force in 2007, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today.
14 October 2008
One of New Zealand's biggest companies says it is so fed up with frequent changes to KiwiSaver that it will not make any further promises to its staff about the scheme until it settles down.
3 September 2008
Regulators will seek to impose a 'speed limit' on the financial economy as they pay the price of cleaning up after the credit crisis, Medley Global Advisors analyst Paul Silk says.
24 July 2008
Septuagenarian protesters greeted Social Development Minister Ruth Dyson at an Auckland Grey Power meeting yesterday with placards demanding their rights to foreign pensions.
17 July 2008
The Australian and New Zealand governments are open to the idea of moving toward mutual recognition of imputation and franking credits between firms that invest in each other's country, Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan and New Zealand Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today.
25 March 2008
It's an offer Kiwis are finding hard to refuse. You put aside four cents in every dollar from your before-tax pay and the Government matches it with a tax break to a maximum of $20 a week.
19 March 2008
Kiwisaver members will still get a government subsidy under National, but finance spokesman Bill English is refusing to say whether that means keeping up to $20 a week in tax breaks.
13 March 2008
National is under pressure to say whether it will keep KiwiSaver as combined nest eggs head toward $1 billion after just eight months and young workers embrace the scheme.