With the wisdom of hindsight, the Labour/Greens combo never did have the numbers to get a meaningful capital gains tax (CGT) across the line…
To ordinary earners whose income is taxed via PAYE and who also pay GST, there’s something quite surreal about the centre-right’s anguish at the Tax Working Group’s final report.
In its attitudes to tax, New Zealand has been the last colonial outpost of Thatcherism. Change, however, may be in the air.
Simon Bridges has unveiled a heavenly vision of a “Not Tax But Still Spend” government.
Trying to analyse the interim report on the Tax Working Group (TWG) is like trying to review an entire All Blacks game, but at the half- time mark.