Budget 2022

Budget 2022: top five announcements for New Zealanders

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 19 May 2022

Budget 2022: top five announcements for New Zealanders
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Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 19 May 2022
What the public can expect from Budget 2022:      1.   Cost of living package:Every person earning under $70,000 a year will be eligible for a $27 per week payment for three months from Aug 1, for a total value of $350 per person, and $814 million in total, paid monthly. This is a one-off targeted at low and middle-income earners.The fuel excise cut continues for another two months.The half-price public transport continues for two months and will become permanent for all holders of a Community Services Card, approximate...

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