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Budget 2018: Focus on Politics

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The Finance Minister, Grant Robertson, delivered the coalition Government’s first budget this week, spreading the spending widely, but also keeping three-billion dollars in the kitty.

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Budget 2018: David Seymour

From Dancing With The Stars we have twinkletoes Seymour seeking to be relevant

Budget Comments by Amy Adams on Morning Report

Amy Adams seeks to pan the budget

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The Labour government’s Budget has been called ‘National lite’ by some, but National’s finance spokesperson Amy Adams tells Susie Ferguson it falls short on spending and is full of broken promises.

Charity Tax Commission invites comments on effectiveness of tax reliefs

An independent commission reviewing the UK’s tax treatment of charities has suggested that Brexit may present opportunities for addressing several issues. The Charity Tax Commission, which the NCVO established in October 2017, has… 52 more words

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The Stages of International Tax Reform (Insights from this Weekend’s ABA Tax Section Meeting)

By: Diane Ring

Since December 2017, tax conferences in the United States have focused substantially on the H.R. 1 tax reform legislation. No surprise there — the 2017 changes are among the most significant in the past thirty years. 941 more words

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The Gig Economy Battles Continue: 9th Circuit Weighs In on Seattle Uber Driver Ordinance

By: Diane Ring

Today the 9th Circuit weighed in on the validity of a Seattle ordinance that requires businesses contracting with taxi-drivers, for-hire transportation companies, and “transportation network companies” to bargain with drivers if a majority of drivers seek such representation. 517 more words

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We're With Pat ... But

Pat Toomey in the WSJ is challenging The Donald on NAFTA:

If presented with this ultimatum, I will vote “no,” urge my colleagues to do likewise, and oppose any effort by the administration to withdraw unilaterally.

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