Monthly Archives: April 2013

More on tax rorts

I have an opinion piece in the Dominion Post this morning. Tax avoidance by well off a rort We know there are people who cheat the welfare system: claiming benefits to which they’re not entitled, refusing to look for work, … Continue reading

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The problem with tax havens

Despite everything you might hear, most New Zealanders mostly pay their taxes, on time and in full. We’ve got a very good compliance rate here. Somewhere between 80% and 90% of taxpayers pay their tax on time, and over 60% … Continue reading

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