Tagged: GST

Tax on Tax - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Oct 28, 2014

I'm not a fan of taxes, but GST should be levied on top of other taxes where those taxes are levied to cover service costs. Maybe it's a tax on a tax, but that's not self-evidently bad.Suppose that there are some goods that could be provided by City Co... Read More

It’s time for New Zealand to start taking obesity seriously! - Food Stuff

Amanda Johnson Jul 12, 2010

Obesity is very much in the news again this week with our Government being widely criticised for its inaction. Last year, Health Minister Tony Ryall dropped nutrition and physical activity from the Government’s health targets and the  National Administration Guideline (5) clause on healthy eating in schools was dropped by Education Minister Anne Tolley. Read More

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