Accelerated depreciation, buy Kiwi-made core of Labour manufacturing policy

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

By Pattrick Smellie April 17 (BusinessDesk) – The Labour Party has unveiled its pitch to the manufacturing sector, adding accelerated depreciation for advanced manufacturing and promising to target more government procurement from local firms. Labour leader David Cunliffe launched the policy to an Auckland business audience this morning, adding the depreciation and procurement policies to the known suite of Labour’s approach for manufacturing, including research and development tax credits, lower power prices, a more active monetary policy to...

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