Robertson must ditch capital gains tax

BY ACT at 11 September, 2018


 

“Grant Robertson will have to ditch a full-blown capital gains tax after Stuff revealed this morning the Tax Working Group is likely to advise against the idea”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

“The Tax Working Group has a strong left-wing flavour. It is led by an ex-Labour Finance Minister, and includes a prominent union leader and a self-proclaimed ‘skeptic of economic growth’.

 

“If a hand-picked group cannot bring themselves to recommend a


Tax Working Group to write Labour election policy

BY ACT at 5 April, 2018


 

“It’s now clear that the real task of the taxpayer-funded Tax Working Group is to write the Labour Party’s 2020 election tax policy”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

“Last month, former Labour Party Deputy Leader Michael Cullen floated eight new taxes or types of tax: a financial transactions tax, a wealth tax, an equalisation tax, a capital gains tax, a land tax, a progressive company tax, environmental taxes and behavioural taxes.

 

“Today in Parliament, the Associate