The Alliance Party is calling for a major overhaul of New Zealand’s taxation system to assist low to middle income earners, and to pay for free access to high quality public goods including health and education. Continue reading
The Alliance Party is backing the Robin Hood Tax international day of action on Saturday 29 October 2011.
A petition signed by 40 000 New Zealanders asking for GST to be removed from food will be presented at Parliament at noon tomorrow Tuesday 16 August 2011.
The petition also requests that a financial transactions tax – sometimes referred to as a “Robin Hood Tax” or “Hone Heke Tax” – be introduced, which would cover the cost of removing GST from food. Continue reading
40,000 signatures calling for GST to be removed from food and a tax placed on financial speculation instead will be presented to Parliament at 12 noon on Tuesday 16 August. Continue reading
The Alliance Party has congratulated the Labour Party on adopting its capital gains tax policy.
Alliance Party co-leader Kay Murray says Labour should have introduced the capital gains tax during its last term in office.
This may have helped make housing more affordable during the so-called housing boom during the last Labour Government.
Alliance Party Co-Leader and GST off Food Tax Justice campaign co-organiser Kay Murray says the new Mana Party’s Hone Heke financial transactions tax (FTT) is a great idea.