Michael Cullen's Tax Working Group has warned of unsustainable deficits without tax reform. He says an ageing population and the gig economy will blow out pension and health costs and cut tax revenues. Thomas Coughlan reports.
The Tax Working Group has released its Future of Tax background paper, which will guide submissions to the group. The paper is divided into seven sections and considers everything from the current state of the tax system, the challenges it faces in the future, and what might be done moving forward.
In today's email we note the release of the first report from the Tax Working Group, and covered the latest news in the political economy.
The Government's Tax Working Group is gearing up to take submissions on how to improve the structure and fairness of the tax system, and today it releases a backgrounder on the challenges facing the current system. Thomas Coughlan looks at what it might contain.
In this morning's email we look in detail at the new Tax Working Group and the parameters the Government has set for it.
Will Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson face a 'Winter of Discontent' like that seen in 2000 when Labour last won power? Rod Oram compares now with then and assesses the risks in a world bound to see more shocks and crashes.
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Prime Minister John Key has accused Labour and New Zealand First of being inconsistent in their opposition to land sales to overseas buyers as the debate over the sale of Lochinver Station intensifies to Crafar Farm proportions.