Election 2011 - Party Policies - Social Welfare - Corporate Welfare

Corporate Welfare

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  • Significantly increase the tax take by introducing a “Tobin tax” on financial speculation.  This tax, which we call the “Hone Heke tax” (chopping down GST and income tax), would tax all financial transactions on the New Zealand Stock Exchange and in foreign exchange markets at a rate of 1%. (more here)

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