Revenue Minister Todd McClay stating that the provisional tax system was not "fit for purpose". Provisional tax is a nightmare for small business, a problem I've come across myself. Todd has proposed an overhaul of the system, something many will be welcoming.
When you're running on a very limited cash flow or are depending on one customer to pay up, it can be quite stressful - as well as the pain of trying to forecast what tax you should pay for a coming period. The overhead isn't exactly productive use of your time.
A simpler pay-as-you-go regime, while potentially creating more administration work, would be easier to manage from a cashflow perspective.