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Susan St John

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Director RPRC

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6 years 10 months

Latest articles

KiwiSaver is not designed to include everybody, and the whole scheme needs an urgent shakeup to avert poverty for many. Susan St John explains
27th Dec 21, 6:47pm
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KiwiSaver is not designed to include everybody, and the whole scheme needs an urgent shakeup to avert poverty for many. Susan St John explains
Susan St John says this latest 'ad hoc policy change' from the Government will be used to make Working for Families less generous for ‘working’ families through a poorly understood sleight of hand
8th Nov 21, 3:48pm
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Susan St John says this latest 'ad hoc policy change' from the Government will be used to make Working for Families less generous for ‘working’ families through a poorly understood sleight of hand
Susan St John probes whether the New Zealand Superannuation Fund will really help pay the costs of the baby-boom retirement, and whether there may be a better approach
16th Aug 21, 11:54am
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Susan St John probes whether the New Zealand Superannuation Fund will really help pay the costs of the baby-boom retirement, and whether there may be a better approach
Susan St John argues the Fair Economic Return (FER) could be a way of tackling New Zealand's housing woes
30th Jul 21, 10:15am
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Susan St John argues the Fair Economic Return (FER) could be a way of tackling New Zealand's housing woes
Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
26th Dec 20, 9:31am
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Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
Susan St John looks into the 'housing elephant rampaging across New Zealand society' and assesses potential solutions
7th Dec 20, 9:23am
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Susan St John looks into the 'housing elephant rampaging across New Zealand society' and assesses potential solutions
Susan St John says the minority report from the Tax Working Group should be taken seriously if the desire is to reduce inequality and improve housing affordability
28th Mar 19, 10:09am
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Susan St John says the minority report from the Tax Working Group should be taken seriously if the desire is to reduce inequality and improve housing affordability
Susan St John wants to see the problem of the 'effective marginal tax rate' on the incomes of the poor come out of the too-hard basket
2nd Jun 17, 5:02am
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Susan St John wants to see the problem of the 'effective marginal tax rate' on the incomes of the poor come out of the too-hard basket