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NZ Tax Reform Proposal Released

May 10, 2010 New Zealand Taxation

2007 California Corporate Tax, shows penaltyA new report has been released proposing a raft of changes to the New Zealand tax system, suggesting heavy cuts to many forms of taxation, and significant decreases to Government spending. The report is accompanied by a national survey profiling New Zealander’s acceptance of possible changes to taxation.

On May 10th the Maxim Institute released Lifting the Bucket: Tax policy and economic growth, a report detailing the Institute’s proposed changes to the New Zealand economy. The report was accompanied by the results of a survey profiling national tax payer’s opinions regarding taxation levels and Government spending on public projects...

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Council Pushes for Focus on Long-Term Tax Planning

February 13, 2010 New Zealand FinanceNew Zealand Taxation

Chinese New Year Festival | ?????The New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development (NZBCSD) is encouraging New Zealander’s to focus on the long-term positive effects of tax changes and not the “day-one impacts” of any Government reform propositions.

In a press release issued on February 12th the NZBCSD has stated that they are in full support of equating top personal, corporate and trust tax rates, along with lowering across the board personal rates and broadening the tax base, while raising taxes on consumption, as proposed by Prime Minister John Key in his first statement to Parliament on February 9th. The NZBXSD claims that this would lead to a fairer and more sustainable tax system, eventually expanding the economy and drawing in greater numbers of international investors.

The NZBCSD proposed a simil...

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