Articles tagged digitisation

Finance Minister Bill English has dismissed the idea of bringing in a turnover tax aimed at global digital companies doing business in New Zealand, claiming New Zealanders shopping online were having a bigger impact on the tax base.

The freeze on public sector spending is unlikely to thaw any time soon, with Finance Minister Bill English saying the Government was looking to further shrink spending as a proportion of GDP. He even hinted the Government could cut costs by digitising more Government work and putting it into the 'cloud'.