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Independent business groups are calling for the New Zealand Government to institute a new Goods and Service Tax (GST) exemption system for visiting overseas-residents.
On June 5th Cameron Brewer, CEO of the Newmarket Business Association, issued a statement supporting Ann Lockhart, CEO of the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce, who on the same day called for a revised GST-exemption program to be instituted for foreign visitors. Under the proposal, overseas nationals could present their purchase invoices at a New Zealand international airport and be granted an exemption on any GST paid on purchases throughout their visit.
The comments were sparked by a speech given by Bill English, Finance Minister of New Zealand, in which he refuted the possibility of a GST-exemption system being created in th...Read More