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Today in Rock History

Today in Rock History is a music orientated segment where we would like to encourage readers to share their thoughts and tastes in music and discuss the various aspects of any music topic.

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Treasury Department Seeks to Track Financial Transactions of Personal Bank Accounts over $600

The Biden Administration Plans on Taking Unprecedented Looks at Individual’s Bank Accounts.

In May, the Treasury Department released the Biden administration’s revenue proposals for fiscal year 2022. One aspect of this document that has gone under-reported is the administration’s new plan for reporting requirements for financial institutions.

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ACT Calls for Housing Tax Grab to Be Scrapped

From October 1, Most Residential Property Investors Will No Longer Be Able to Deduct Interest as an Expense When Paying Tax.

The Government is rushing through the Housing Tax Changes (Interest Limitation Rules) before 1 October under urgency in order to lay their hands on an extra $800 million.

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Another New Invented Human Right

Reporting on a Lower Hutt charity delivering food parcels to the needy, the Stuff website quoted one of the well-meaning charity workers saying, “Access to kai is a basic human right.”

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How Will the COVID Pandemic End?

After over 18 months of this pandemic, with the social distancing, mask wearing and on-off lockdowns, what we all want to know more than anything else is when it will all be over and how it will end. While nothing is certain, we have a lot of evidence on which to build some realistic expectations about how the pandemic will progress over the next year or so.

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!

In my experience (and I did live there for a few years), our Australian brethren are commendably direct. Indeed directness is sometimes one of their most endearing qualities.

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Concerning NZ Left Out of AUKUS Discussions

The Government Needs to Explain Why It Looks as Though New Zealand Has Been Left Out of the Loop

News that the United States, United Kingdom and Australia have formed a partnership without New Zealand is concerning and leaves many questions for the Government to answer.

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The Ridiculous Race Relations Head – Foolish Foon

Auckland journalist, English-born Steve Kilgallon, over the years has called me for info’ on things I know about. He’s balanced and sensible and not a beat-up artist like so many in his trade. Thus when he recently wrote an expose about Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon I treated it with respect.

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