Opinion

How much longer do we keep superannuation universal?

Paul McBeth
Fri, 14 May 2021

How much longer do we keep superannuation universal?
Paul McBeth
Fri, 14 May 2021
Retirement commissioner Jane Wrightson waded into the latest stoush over doubling the residency requirements for returning expats and new migrants, urging policymakers to give people a bit more time to get their affairs in order before having the superannuation rug whipped out from underneath them.To be fair to the policymakers, the legislation has been in the air for a few years, with the idea pre-dating former NZ First MP Mark Patterson’s private member’s bill being drawn from the ballot and introduced to parliament in 2018. The g...

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