Articles tagged Canterbury

Earthquake Commission (EQC) chairman Sir Maarten Wevers has resigned, following the decision to appoint an independent adviser to speed up the resolution of thousands of outstanding Canterbury earthquake claims.

The contentious issue of fringe benefit tax on worker accomodation is addressed in a bill to be introduced to Parliament later this month which sees a back-track from Inland Revenue 's stance last year that all employer-provided accommodation was taxable even if the worker had a home elsewhere and did not benefit financially from the arrangement .