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OPINION: As finance minister, Sir Michael Cullen never spoke once in support of CGT. The Government should think about why.
Auditor-general says parliamentary probe is needed into allegations the National MP misused parliamentary funding.
OPINION: Home owners are depending on untaxed capital gains for retirement security. That's a problem, writes Bernard Hickey.
Mental health risks becoming "political football" after minister remains non-committal on calls for bipartisan working party.
The Government's response to the capital gains tax recommendation is cautious - but MPs say nothing is off the table.
National leader Simon Bridges says proposed capital gains tax would hit the "squeezed middle" - and he's vowing to fight it.
The Tax Working Group has announced support for a tax on capital gains, and income tax cuts for almost all workers.
The wellbeing framework that puts the "value of a statistical life" at $4.7 million is coming under fire.
The minister is now investigating expanding it across other govt departments. But will NZ First be on board?
A Crown Entity, to deal with 'unprecedented' infrastructure deficit issues, is expected to be operating by October.