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Give the money back, Grant

Published: Tue 8 Oct 2019 01:55 PM
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Give the money back, Grant
8 OCTOBER 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Responding to the release of Crown accounts showing a $7.5 billion surplus, New Zealand Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says:
“This news is nothing to celebrate. Even with his high spending, Grant Robertson has greedily hoarded taxpayer money like Smaug.”
“7.5 billion is equivalent to $4,000 per household. It is eye watering.”
“A government surplus is a taxpayer deficit. The money needs to be given back, preferably in the form of tax cuts which reward hard work and encourage economic growth.”
ENDS
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union
New Zealand's grassroots campaign for lower taxes and less government waste
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