Economy

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.

Puna unhappy with Super bill

Friday June 19, 2015

PRIME Minister Henry Puna is not satisfied with the Social Assistance (Portability to Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau) bill passed in New Zealand Parliament on Thursday.

Income tax cuts ahead

Thursday June 11, 2015

Income tax for low income earners is to be cut – but the reductions will not apply until next year and the year after.

New bank yet to get go-ahead

Friday June 05, 2015

THE BANK of the South Pacific (BSP) is yet to receive the green light from the local banking regulatory body to operate in the Cook Islands.

Chinese visitors increase

Thursday June 04, 2015

THERE has been a gradual increase in the number of visitors from China since 2013.

Vaka immortalised in gold

Thursday May 28, 2015

The essence and spirit of the traditional vaka has been immortalised in the form of a new Cook Islands’ $5 gold coin.

Impressed with bank

Tuesday May 19, 2015

An impressive display of technology and customer service was on display at the Bank of the South Pacific (BSP) in Papua New Guinea last week. 

Japan will be the focus of efforts to boost Cook Islands tourism later this month.

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