We can do good news here on the Standard! According to a World Bank survey shows New Zealand is still ranked second in the world when it comes to ease of doing business. Singapore ranked first with the United States third. According to Clayton Cosgrove:
…positive findings included that New Zealand was the easiest country in which to start a new business – taking just an hour, compared with an average of 13.4 days in developed countries.
New Zealand businesses also paid less tax as a percentage of their profits than either Australia or the average across all developed countries.