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Tax Cuts

TOP responds to ACT calling the debt burden being placed on future generations 'fiscal child abuse', saying ACT's austerity would be 'economic vandalism'
30th Sep 20, 12:50pm
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TOP responds to ACT calling the debt burden being placed on future generations 'fiscal child abuse', saying ACT's austerity would be 'economic vandalism'
Brian Fallow suggests cutting the GST rate would have a more stimulatory impact on the economy than the National Party's proposed tax cuts
21st Sep 20, 10:32am
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Brian Fallow suggests cutting the GST rate would have a more stimulatory impact on the economy than the National Party's proposed tax cuts
The Taxpayers Union calls for a GST cut from 15% to 10% for one year as an easy, effective way to get fiscal stimulus into the hands of everyone during the pandemic, and at half the cost of the wage subsidy
15th Aug 20, 10:16am
by Guest
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The Taxpayers Union calls for a GST cut from 15% to 10% for one year as an easy, effective way to get fiscal stimulus into the hands of everyone during the pandemic, and at half the cost of the wage subsidy
ACT Leader David Seymour on how slashing tax and government spending will get New Zealand through the economic crisis
2nd Aug 20, 6:02am
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ACT Leader David Seymour on how slashing tax and government spending will get New Zealand through the economic crisis
Economist Brian Easton wants the distribution impacts of public policy proposals and Budget policies to be more widely discussed because they lie behind so much ingrained inequality
11th May 20, 5:17pm
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Economist Brian Easton wants the distribution impacts of public policy proposals and Budget policies to be more widely discussed because they lie behind so much ingrained inequality
Tax relief for SMEs and support for commercial property tenants expected to be unveiled this week; Grant Robertson says Level 3 will be about 'safe economic activity'
14th Apr 20, 3:54pm
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Tax relief for SMEs and support for commercial property tenants expected to be unveiled this week; Grant Robertson says Level 3 will be about 'safe economic activity'
Simon Bridges promises yet-to-be detailed tax relief if National's elected into government; comments on burden of 33% top income tax rate
17th Feb 20, 12:02pm
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Simon Bridges promises yet-to-be detailed tax relief if National's elected into government; comments on burden of 33% top income tax rate
Benje Patterson explores the key contributors to private sector debt, as well as basic rules of thumb to put this debt in context
21st Nov 19, 12:03pm
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Benje Patterson explores the key contributors to private sector debt, as well as basic rules of thumb to put this debt in context
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
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New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
Benje Patterson says Finance Minister Grant Robertson could stimulate the economy by targeting tax cuts at lower income households via a cash handout
19th Sep 19, 1:25pm
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Benje Patterson says Finance Minister Grant Robertson could stimulate the economy by targeting tax cuts at lower income households via a cash handout
DCReport's Terry Schwadron says by choosing to lead his faction rather than the US as a whole, Donald Trump should not be surprised this results in deep division
30th Oct 18, 9:23am
by Guest
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DCReport's Terry Schwadron says by choosing to lead his faction rather than the US as a whole, Donald Trump should not be surprised this results in deep division
Revenue spokesman Paul Goldsmith says the National Party won't support new tax bill because the government parties reversed National's planned tax cuts
3rd Jul 18, 4:50pm
by Jason Walls
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Revenue spokesman Paul Goldsmith says the National Party won't support new tax bill because the government parties reversed National's planned tax cuts
Terry Baucher on Google, tractors, tax evasion, cashless society, taxing CO2 emissions, the Swiss cryptocurrency town, really big tax cuts, sugar tax, Nigeria's census & more
2nd Mar 18, 12:55pm
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Terry Baucher on Google, tractors, tax evasion, cashless society, taxing CO2 emissions, the Swiss cryptocurrency town, really big tax cuts, sugar tax, Nigeria's census & more
Patrick Watson argues that much like the War on Drugs gave the US more drugs, the country's 'War on Slow Growth' might give it even slower economic growth
6th Dec 17, 10:16am
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Patrick Watson argues that much like the War on Drugs gave the US more drugs, the country's 'War on Slow Growth' might give it even slower economic growth
Terry Baucher argues governments of both hues could be more honest about their use of fiscal drag & suggests income tax thresholds could be automatically adjusted for inflation each year
28th Nov 17, 2:59pm
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Terry Baucher argues governments of both hues could be more honest about their use of fiscal drag & suggests income tax thresholds could be automatically adjusted for inflation each year
David Cay Johnston argues moves by the US Congress to reduce the Internal Revenue Service's ability to enforce the law leads to the likes of the ‘Paradise Papers’ scandals
7th Nov 17, 3:27pm
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David Cay Johnston argues moves by the US Congress to reduce the Internal Revenue Service's ability to enforce the law leads to the likes of the ‘Paradise Papers’ scandals
Brian Fallow runs the ruler over Labour's fiscal plan and looks at what spending plans from Grant Robertson might look like compared to those from Steven Joyce
24th Jul 17, 10:49am
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Brian Fallow runs the ruler over Labour's fiscal plan and looks at what spending plans from Grant Robertson might look like compared to those from Steven Joyce
ACT has moved closer to the centre of the political spectrum with its tax policy. This has won it votes in the past. The question is whether it will do so in this election
6th Jul 17, 5:01pm
by Julia Wiener
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ACT has moved closer to the centre of the political spectrum with its tax policy. This has won it votes in the past. The question is whether it will do so in this election
Tax cuts. Good, because the individual knows better? Or bad, because it means less available for central government services for all?
28th Jun 17, 12:48pm
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Tax cuts. Good, because the individual knows better? Or bad, because it means less available for central government services for all?
English dangles tax cuts in front of party faithful while trying to work through Barclay Affair deflection play-book; Winston Peters targets regional economic development
26th Jun 17, 12:17pm
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English dangles tax cuts in front of party faithful while trying to work through Barclay Affair deflection play-book; Winston Peters targets regional economic development
Cameron Preston goes looking for magician's sleight of hand in the Government's latest Budget
19th Jun 17, 1:56pm
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Cameron Preston goes looking for magician's sleight of hand in the Government's latest Budget
Brian Fallow looks at spending by our most recent two governments in real per capita terms and finds stark differences
6th Jun 17, 7:47am
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Brian Fallow looks at spending by our most recent two governments in real per capita terms and finds stark differences
Terry Baucher says nearly everyone gets something in Steven Joyce's election year Budget, but he's surprised the threshold for the top tax rate of 33% remains unchanged at $70,000
25th May 17, 2:21pm
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Terry Baucher says nearly everyone gets something in Steven Joyce's election year Budget, but he's surprised the threshold for the top tax rate of 33% remains unchanged at $70,000
With Steven Joyce set to present his first Budget this week, Brian Fallow looks at some of the Finance Minister's options given the cyclical tailwind at his back and the looming election
22nd May 17, 7:34am
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With Steven Joyce set to present his first Budget this week, Brian Fallow looks at some of the Finance Minister's options given the cyclical tailwind at his back and the looming election
Budget tax changes would focus on thresholds, not rates, Finance Minister Joyce says; Families package might target transfers in bid to help incomes
27th Apr 17, 3:05pm
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Budget tax changes would focus on thresholds, not rates, Finance Minister Joyce says; Families package might target transfers in bid to help incomes