W ith the wisdom of hindsight, the Labour/Greens combo never did have the numbers
to get a meaningful capital gains tax (CGT) across the line. New Zealand First was
unlikely to abandon the Mum and Dad property investors and small business owners ...
• The preferred bidder is the Link Alliance (Vinci Construction Grands Projet S.A.S.,
Downer NZ Ltd, Soletanche Bachy International NZ Limited, WSP Opus (NZ) Limited,
AECOM New Zealand Limited and Tonkin + Taylor Limited
People living in Housing New Zealand (HNZ) properties who were wrongly evicted because
of flawed methamphetamine contamination policies will have their related debts with
the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) written off.
After 18 months of waiting and a $2 million tax working group, National’s relentless
opposition to a Capital Gains Tax has forced the Government to back down, Leader
of the Opposition Simon Bridges says.
New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has welcomed Cabinet’s decision not to
implement an extension of capital gains taxation, following the Prime Minister’s
statement in response to the Tax Working Group Report.
Old man holds country hostage for 17 months, expects thanks “The idea that New
Zealanders should thank Winston Peters for saving them from a capital gains tax would
be laughable if it weren’t so serious”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.