Capital gains tax 'among most contentious issues' for Tax Working Group, says Cullen

Paul McBeth
Tue, 13 Mar 2018

By Paul McBeth March 14 (BusinessDesk) - The government's Tax Working Group is encouraging submissions on capital gains taxes and land taxes, while stressing that owner-occupier housing is out of bounds.  In a statement accompanying the publication of a background paper for submissions, the group’s chair, former Finance Minister Michael Cullen, said it was clear that a capital gains tax and land taxes will be "among the most contentious issues" the working group will deal with. "I want to take this opportunity to remind New Zealanders...

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