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Coalition Budget Tax Switch Will Hurt Most Vulnerable

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 3:18 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

The coalition budget announced today is little more than a regressive tax switch, with benefits for the wealthy - while vulnerable families suffer most, says Tax Justice Aotearoa. More >>

No Tax Cuts At Cost Of Spending Cuts - Voters

Monday, 20 May 2024, 11:34 am | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Aotearoa’s voting public are not keen on massive cuts to public spending and services simply to fund government tax cuts. More >>

ACT's Tax Policies Regressive, Shortsighted

Monday, 29 January 2024, 11:46 am | Tax Justice Aotearoa

An unlikely proposal to "flatten the tax system" at this year's budget is unhelpful and shortsighted, according to Tax Justice Aotearoa. ACT leader David Seymour's bid to scrap the lowest tax threshold and reduce the highest tax rate would ... More >>

Government’s Unfunded Tax Plans Demonstrate Need For Better Taxes

Friday, 22 December 2023, 7:07 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

20 December 2023 The Government doubled down on its tax cut plans in the mini budget today - but in doing so demonstrated the need for real tax reform, according to Tax Justice Aotearoa. “Adjusting the tax thresholds is something that needs to happen,” ... More >>

Repeal Of Tax Principles Act Undermines Transparency

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 3:14 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

The Government's plan to repeal under urgency the Taxation Principles Reporting Act 2023 is short-sighted and a step backwards, says Tax Justice Aotearoa. TJA supported the Tax Principles Reporting Act and is opposed to its repeal, which was announced ... More >>

Labour's Signal On Capital Gains Tax Welcomed

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 11:53 am | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Deborah Russell's call for a rethink on Labour's tax policies is being welcomed by Tax Justice Aotearoa. Labour Party Revenue spokesperson Deborah Russell told Newshub her party is set to review "where they see our policy going on revenue." ... More >>

New Govt Must Address NZ's Revenue Gap

Friday, 24 November 2023, 12:37 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

New Zealand's growing revenue deficit needs urgent attention from its new Finance and Revenue Ministers, says Tax Justice Aotearoa. "We congratulate the new Ministers of the incoming government - specifically Nicola Willis as Finance Minister and Simon ... More >>

Tax Progress At UN Welcomed - NZ Should Support

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:41 am | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tax Justice Aotearoa welcomes last night's landslide vote in favour of international tax cooperation at the United Nations - despite the New Zealand government's opposition. Overnight (NZT), countries at the UN adopted by huge majority a resolution to begin ... More >>

New Zealand Loses Millions Offshore, Report Reveals

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 1:06 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

New Zealand is losing millions in tax as a result of multinational companies shifting their profits offshore, says a new report launched today by the Tax Justice Network (TJN), an international non-profit organisation Its report, ‘ State of Tax Justice ... More >>

Time’s Right For Genuine Talk On Tax

Sunday, 11 June 2023, 7:46 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

11 June 2023 Tax Justice Aotearoa is encouraged to see serious talk on tax starting to take shape this election year, with positive steps announced by The Green Party this morning.   “We need tax changes of the type outlined in these policies, ... More >>

Challenges Of The 2023 Budget All Point To The Importance Of Better Taxes

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 4:50 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Priorities signalled in today’s Budget all point to the need for a tax and revenue system that is equipped to safeguard the future wellbeing of all New Zealanders, says Tax Justice Aotearoa chair Glenn Barclay. “A better future for all New Zealanders ... More >>

Willingness To Be Taxed More Applauded

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 8:44 am | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tax Justice Aotearoa applauds today’s launching of an open letter to politicians from people living ‘financially comfortable lives’, calling on government to tax them more in order to build a better New Zealand. “TJA is co-sponsor of this ... More >>

Hard Data Confirms Fundamental Unfairness In The NZ Tax System: The Time To Champion The Future Fairness Of Tax Is Now!

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 3:57 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tax Justice Aotearoa (TJA) applauds the release of data from the IRD’s High Wealth Individuals Research Project today, which confirms an extreme inequity between the top end of wealth in New Zealand and middle-income earners. “The 8.9% (mean) effective ... More >>

TJA Reacts: New Zealand’s Financial Secrecy Rating “Not Good Enough”

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 6:09 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

New Zealand has been rated 53 out of 142 countries in the latest Financial Secrecy Index report produced by global organisation Tax Justice Network which examines countries’ laws around financial transparency, among other things. Glen Barclay, Chair of Tax ... More >>

TJA React To Revenue Minister’s Tax Principles Act

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 3:56 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tax Justice Aotearoa (TJA) welcome the tax principles laid out by Revenue Minister David Parker this afternoon at the organisation’s Tax on Tuesdays event in Wellington. TJA says creating a fact-based tax system will help prevent and reduce economic inequality ... More >>

National's Proposed Tax Cuts "Destructive" - Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 5:15 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

National’s proposed tax cuts announced at the weekend have been described as destructive by Tax Justice Aotearoa and not the way to address the real issues facing the country. “At a time when we are dealing with the pandemic and its aftermath, when we are ... More >>

Tax Justice Aotearoa Slams Uber's Irresponsible Tax Behaviour At A Time Of Stretched Public Services

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 11:59 am | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tax Justice Aotearoa welcomes the report Estimating Uber's tax gap in Aotearoa published by the Centre for International Corporate Tax Accountability and Research in collaboration with FIRST Union and E tū,. Glenn Barclay, Chair of Tax Justice Aotearoa, says: ... More >>

New Zealand Must Take A Strong Stand In International Tax Negotiations

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 8:30 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Ahead of negotiations tomorrow, Tax Justice Aotearoa is concerned about the international tax rules as 140 countries, led by the OECD and G20, edge closer to a new global tax deal, Tax Justice Aotearoa spokesperson Louise Delany says: “It is disappointing ... More >>

Scrap the Bright Line Cap

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 4:44 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tax Justice Aotearoa supports the call from the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand to scrap the five-year cap on the Bright Line test, so that investors who sell a residential property that is not their primary home pay tax on their profits. More >>

Tax Justice Releases Election Policy Recommendations, 12:30pm 4 August

Monday, 3 August 2020, 5:58 pm | Tax Justice Aotearoa

4 August 2020, Tax Justice Aotearoa (TJA) releases its tax policy recommendations in the ramp-up to the election. 12:30pm, GBLT2, Government Buildings, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington Speakers: Louise Delany, TJA Chair; Paul Barber, ... More >>





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