25 Jan 2018

Govt books recorded surplus

11:41 am on 25 January 2018

The government recorded a higher than forecast surplus in the five months to the end of November.

The operating balance before gains and losses showed a surplus of $125 million.

That was $582 million more than the forecast $457 million deficit.

Core Crown tax revenue of $30.4 billion dollars came in $530m above forecast.