Tag Archives: 2012 budget

Last year’s budget changes are here!

It was hard to think about the impact of last year’s zero budget when the changes were announced but now that they have come into effect some people might be feeling the pinch. My student loan repayment obligation at 10% … Continue reading

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Paying back your student loan

The start of a new tax year was marked by the implementatoion of student loan changes announced in last year’s budget. It marked theĀ end of a 10 per cent bonus for voluntary repayments made to your loan balance. The minimum … Continue reading

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2012 budget

The main points, sourced from http://www.stuff.co.nz: Closing a tax loophole for those who rent out their bach and boat, saving $109m over four years An excise tax hike on tobacco, taking the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes to … Continue reading

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