Simeon Brown to write to fuel distributors over regional tax removal

Simeon Brown to write to fuel distributors over regional tax removal
Transport minister Simeon Brown expects fuel distributors in Auckland to pass on savings from the removal of the regional fuel tax. (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
The transport minister intends to write to fuel distributors to ensure they pass on the removal of the Auckland regional fuel tax to consumers.Earlier this month, Simeon Brown and prime minister Christopher Luxon announced the government would legislate to remove the regional fuel tax (RFT), which was introduced to fund transport projects and is levied at 10 cents a litre plus GST, from July 1.“We are determined to reduce the cost of living for hard-working New Zealanders and this will go some way to easing the pressure on them,” Lu...

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