A Tax System for New Zealand's Future
Report of the Victoria University of Wellington Tax Working Group, January 2010
73 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2010
Date Written: January 1, 2010
The Working Group examined the New Zealand tax system. Its recommendations included alignment of company, personal, and trust taxation rates; base broadening; an increase in goods and services tax (the New Zealand VAT); and an examination of the interface between the tax and the welfare systems. The government adopted a number of the Working Group’s recommendations in the Budget of 2010.
Keywords: Income tax, tax law, New Zealand law reform
JEL Classification: K34
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