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Tax Justice Network responses to report

Monday, 6 May 2019, 12:34 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

The tax and transfer systems must work together better to raise incomes for those in need, says Tax Justice Aotearoa. We call for Government action to achieve better interaction between the welfare system and the tax system to help lift the lowest ... More >>

Tax Justice supports "Robin Hood Tax" global day of action

Friday, 28 October 2011, 4:08 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

“The Occupy Movement is protesting the injustice of the world’s 99% having to bear the costs of a financial crisis caused by an elite few,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice spokesperson. More >>

inancial Transaction Tax - NZ must follow lead of Germany

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 5:20 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

In the wake of the ongoing financial crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are prioritising the introduction of a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) in Europe (see 'Sarkozy, Merkel push new tax' http://www.sundaytribune.co.za/sarkozy-merkel-push-new-tax-1.1119551 ... More >>

Left parties should come together on tax policy

Wednesday, 17 August 2011, 1:41 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

40,000 signatures calling for GST to be removed from food and a tax placed on financial speculation instead was presented to Parliament yesterday. More >>

Snow chaos disrupts Tax Justice petition presentation

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 10:20 am | Tax Justice Campaign

The presentation of the Tax Justice petition to Parliament will go ahead today at 12 noon, despite the polar outbreak causing a few headaches for Tax Justice organisers. More >>

Why New Zealanders are backing no GST on food campaign

Monday, 15 August 2011, 1:40 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

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 ... More >>

Tax Justice to present 40,000 signatures to Parliament

Sunday, 14 August 2011, 11:56 am | Tax Justice Campaign

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 12noon on Tuesday 16 August . More >>

“CGT good, but FTT needed to fix the rot,” says Tax Justice

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 12:36 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

“A Capital Gains Tax is a step towards making the rich pay the tax they should, but it won’t fix the rot,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice campaign coordinator. “While capital gains taxes are very common around the world,” says Gunson, “they’re ... More >>

Broad coalition proposed for more taxes on the super rich

Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 10:34 am | Tax Justice Campaign

Tax Justice welcomes the national debate in response to speculation that Labour will campaign for a Capital Gains Tax. “The rich, and especially the super-rich, have not been paying the tax they should,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice campaign ... More >>

Global Day of Action for a Financial Transaction Tax

Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 11:07 am | Tax Justice Campaign

The Tax Justice campaign supports today’s Global Day of Action for a Financial Transaction Tax coordinated by Oxfam in Britain. “Momentum is building worldwide for financial transaction taxes that target the banks, speculators and big corporates,” ... More >>

Labour MP for Mangere to receive Tax Justice petition

Sunday, 29 May 2011, 2:15 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

Su’a William Sio the Labour MP for Mangere will receive the Tax Justice petition in front of Parliament Buildings on Tuesday 16 August. The Tax Justice petition requests parliament to: 1. Remove GST from food; and 2. Tax financial speculation. “We’re ... More >>

15% tax on food, zero on financial speculation

Friday, 20 May 2011, 7:30 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

15% tax on food, zero on financial speculation “The Budget has left in place the gross injustice at the heart of New Zealand’s tax system,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice campaign coordinator. “Grassroots Kiwis are still going to be paying ... More >>

Robin Hood sighted in vicinity of Parliament

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 9:23 am | Tax Justice Campaign

Robin Hood has been sighted in the vicinity of New Zealand’s parliament buildings. “We expect he’s going to join the union rally protesting the National government’s Budget cuts,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice campaign coordinator. The union ... More >>

Tax Justice welcomes the active support of unions

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 12:00 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

The Tax Justice campaign welcomes the active support of three campaigning unions. The Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU), National Distribution Union (NDU), and Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) have officially endorsed the Tax Justice petition ... More >>

Broad support for “Hone Heke” tax boosts campaign

Sunday, 1 May 2011, 10:32 am | Tax Justice Campaign

The announcement by Hone Harawira that the Mana Party will campaign for a Financial Transaction Tax is a big boost to the Tax Justice campaign. More >>

Tax on Speculation Could Be Blocked Under TPPA

Monday, 4 April 2011, 5:17 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

Tax Justice supports the NZ Not For Sale campaign, which is opposing the National-led government’s behind-the-scenes negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

Euro MPs vote for Financial Transaction Tax

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 10:36 am | Tax Justice Campaign

“The massive vote in support of a Financial Transaction Tax by MPs in the European Parliament is good news for the campaign in New Zealand,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice campaign coordinator. More >>

Tax the speculators to help rebuild Christchurch

Thursday, 3 March 2011, 4:16 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

“Now more than ever New Zealand needs Tax Justice,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice campaign coordinator. “We must place a tax on financial speculation to help pay for the rebuilding of Christchurch, rather than cut government spending ... More >>

Tax the speculators to help rebuild Christchurch

Thursday, 3 March 2011, 4:11 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

“Now more than ever New Zealand needs Tax Justice,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice campaign coordinator. “We must place a tax on financial speculation to help pay for the rebuilding of Christchurch, rather than cut government spending ... More >>

Majority want GST off all food

Sunday, 20 February 2011, 7:49 pm | Tax Justice Campaign

The Tax Justice campaign says most New Zealanders support taking GST off all food, and not just fruit and vegetables. “That’s what we’re picking up on the street when we go out with the Tax Justice petition,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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