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Dividend Integrity and Personal Services Income Attribution

Submitting to: Inland Revenue Department (IRD)Author: Stephen SummersDate: 2022-04-29Category: EconomyStage: Mid way through processPriority: HighIssue for Business: Unlike our standard submission process, BusinessNZ and the Corporate Taxpayers Group (which share a...

Driving Change: Reviewing the Road User Charges System

Submitting to: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport AgencyAuthor: John PaskDate: 2022-04-20Category: EconomyStage: OngoingPriority: MediumIssue for Business: NZ Transport Agency wants to recover costs of damage to roads while also addressing other issues with little relation to...

Price discovery under 100% renewable electricity supply

Submitting to: Electricity AuthorityAuthor: Emily CalvertDate: 2022-03-16Category: EnergyTags: Electricity | Stage: DoneIssue for Business: The paper describes how our electricity supply system is likely to change physically with 100% renewable electricity supply and...

Onshore fuel stockholding

Submitting to: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)Author: Emily CalvertDate: 2022-02-28Category: EnergyTags: Oil and Gas | Stage: DoneIssue for Business: The consultation paper discusses various levels of stocks to be held physically onshore by fuel...

Our Future Resource Management System

Submitting to: Ministry for the Environment (MfE)Author: John PaskDate: 2022-02-28Category: Environment & InfrastructureStage: OngoingPriority: MediumIssue for Business: Policy proposals where Ministers have made initial decisions on matters beyond the scope of...

Data and Statistics Bill

Submitting to: Governance and Administration Select CommitteeAuthor: Stephen SummersDate: 2021-12-21Category: EconomyStage: OngoingPriority: LowIssue for Business: Given the StatisticsNZ Act originates from 1975, a review of it is timely, especially when the narrow...

Retail Payment System Bill

Submitting to: The Economic Development, Science and Innovation Select CommitteeAuthor: Stephen SummersDate: 2021-12-08Category: EconomyStage: DonePriority: LowIssue for Business: BusinessNZ has submitted on this issue a number of times in recent years, where we have...

Electricity Industry Amendment Bill

Submitting to: The Economic Development, Science and Innovation Select CommitteeAuthor: Emily CalvertDate: 2021-11-17Category: EnergyTags: Electricity | Stage: DonePriority: MediumIssue for Business: The Bill implements changes recommended by the Electricity Price...

Towards a Digital Strategy for New Zealand

Submitting to: Department of Internal Affairs (DIA)Author: Stephen SummersDate: 2021-11-10Category: EconomyStage: OngoingPriority: MediumIssue for Business: The last time a nationwide digital strategy took place was 2005, which was updated in 2008. While BusinessNZ...

Land Transport (Clean Vehicle) Amendment Bill

Submitting to: Transport and Infrastructure Select CommitteeAuthor: Tina SchirrDate: 2021-11-04Category: EnergyTags: Transport | Emissions | Stage: DonePriority: MediumIssue for Business: Decarbonising our transport sector is an of the obvious way for New Zealand to...