The Chamber of Commerce welcomes the opportunity for New Zealand’s Federation of Maori Authorities (FOMA) and Cook Islands representatives to discuss furthering business opportunities.
Cook Islands Tourism Corporation Australia has been nominated for the Best Tourist Office – International at the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) National Travel Industry Awards 2018.
After welcoming a record number of visitors to the Cook Islands last year, the tourism industry noted a decline in the visitor arrivals for the opening month of the year.
In the wake of the government’s recently passed Income Tax Amendment and VAT Amendment Bill, the job of the team at the Cook Islands Tax Amnesty Office is about to change.
The members’ stake in the Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund is worth close to $145 million, according to the latest Fund performance as at January 31, 2018.
Financial secretary Garth Henderson says government agencies have always paid their Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax, adding the PAYE debt that was written off as part of ‘tax forgiveness’ is a result of a reconciliation error.