Economy

Concerns delay new LPG prices

Saturday July 25, 2015

New LPG prices are expected to now come into effect on September 15, after some companies became concerned at their ability to operate under reduced prices announced by the Price Tribunal last week.

The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation says it has recorded a rise of one per cent in the number of tourist arrivals in the country in the past six months.

The newest bank in town, the Bank of the South Pacific (BSP), is determined to bring a new level of understanding and service to its customers in the Cook Islands.

Tax blacklisting criticised

Tuesday June 30, 2015

THE blacklisting of the Cook Islands by the European Union’s executive commission as one of the world’s tax havens has been criticised by an Australia-based academic.

Employers and workers are reminded that the minimum wage rate of pay will increase to $6.25 per hour from 1 July 2015, a rise from the current minimum wage rate of $6 per hour, in accordance with the Employment Relations (Minimum rate of pay) Regulations 2015. 

Super fund seeks change

Wednesday June 24, 2015

THE COOK Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) is working on amending a regulation regarding withdrawal from the Fund by contract workers.

Encouraging participation

Wednesday June 24, 2015

THE COOK Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) is encouraging members to attend the public presentations on the new investment options for its members.

Govt keen to reduce income tax

Tuesday June 23, 2015

MINISTER for Finance Mark Brown says the Government is keen to reduce income tax in a considered manner.

THE COOK Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) will be running a series of public presentations next week to explain the new investment options for its members which will be available from July 1.

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