Kiwis can’t trust Nats on stealth tax hikes

BY ACT at 9 June, 2018


National’s apparent u-turn on ‘bracket creep’ shows it can’t be trusted to stick up for taxpayers, according to ACT Leader David Seymour.


Amy Adams tried to catch Grant Robertson out today when he appeared before the Finance and Expenditure Committee.


“Due to inflation and the inaction of both Labour and National governments, the average income earner will pay the top tax rate in 2022.


“National’s new position is just another example of its tendency to campaign

Robertson Continues Nats’ Taxation By Stealth

BY ACT at 15 December, 2017

“Grant Robertson will allow new benefits to rise in line with inflation while tax brackets will remain the same pushing middle income New Zealanders into the highest bracket”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Mr Seymour has introduced an amendment to the Government’s Families Package Bill which would allow the Minister of Finance to index tax brackets to the rate of inflation, but Labour the Greens and New Zealand First voted against it. “We see the