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About the same.
24% (56 votes)
Better off.
21% (50 votes)
Much worse off.
19% (45 votes)
Much better off.
18% (43 votes)
Worse off.
17% (40 votes)
Total voters: 234

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witholding tax

Should NZ cut term deposit taxes in half?

Vic Uni academics and government economists to run debate on possible deposit savings tax break, a 28% or less capital tax, limits on government spending and bigger SOE floats

Amanda's Take Five for Tuesday

Why tax withholding is good for the economy, good for savings; Payroll giving; ESCT explained; Student loan deductions; Overseas repayments