Wednesday, July 6, 2022


Race to beat ute tax

Race to beat ute tax

ByNeal WallaceMar 30, 2022
The Clean Vehicle Act imposes a levy on high carbon-emitting vehicles, with the money used to rebate or subsidise the purchase cost of new electric vehicles.Attempts to beat the ute tax, which comes into force on April 1, have been…

Proposed Nait levy increases on hold

ByStaff reporterMar 29, 2022
Kevin Forward says further consideration of submissions received on proposed Nait levy increases shows a commitment to engage with levy payers.A plan to increase Nait levies has been put on…

RUC reduction brings no relief for farm machinery users

ByGerald PiddockMar 24, 2022
Federated Farmers transport spokesperson Karen Williams says her farm’s fuel costs for the three months during peak harvest almost doubled year-on-year.The Government’s decision to cut road user charges (RUC) by…

Grower hit by council rates punch

ByRichard RennieMar 11, 2022
Adding the SunGold licence value onto Tim Tietjen’s kiwifruit orchard would effectively increase its rated value from $2.8 million to $4.1m. Photo: Phil YeoA Gisborne kiwifruit grower is gobsmacked at…