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Good Riddance Mr Holland - Libertarianz

Published: Wed 15 Dec 1999 10:22 AM
"The Inland Revenue Commissioner's head should have rolled months ago," said Libertarianz deputy leader Richard McGrath, as he drank to the demise of Graham Holland. "Perhaps now there will be a wrecking ball swung through his entire department. My party is keen to send observers to what we hope will be an organised demobilisation of IRD staff up and down the country."
"A recent parliamentary inquiry confirmed all the nasty images we have of tax collectors," McGrath added, refilling his glass. "As Peter Dunne has suggested, it's time for a fresh start in the IRD, and time to face some home truths. Taxation is theft, and theft is a crime in most civilised countries. Taking money by force from innocent people is simply wrong, and our politicians won't admit it."
ENDS

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