Tagged: Taxes

6 teaspoons of sugar a day helps the diseases stay down, in a most challenging way - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Mar 07, 2014

Tony Blakely, Nick Wilson Here comes the next big battle in nutrition: SUGAR. Yesterday, the World Health Organization put out their widely anticipated guidelines on sugar intake for consultation. In this blog, we review some of the underlying evidence on … Continue reading → … Read More

NZ compares well with other OECD countries in health & other areas: But scope for improvements - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Nov 15, 2013

Assoc Prof Nick Wilson and Dr Nisha Nair NZ compares favourably with other OECD countries in many ways – according to the just released results of the OECD’s “Better Life Index”. This blog considers some of the details and also … Continue reading → … Read More

Tax wedges - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Mar 28, 2013

New Zealand fares pretty well in this new OECD report on tax wedges. The OECD measures the average and marginal tax and social security burden on employment income. The average tax wedge in New Zealand is much lower the OECD average and also below th... Read More

Booze Scoop - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Apr 22, 2010

David Farrar appears to have scooped the newspapers with a leaked version of The Law Commission proposals on alcohol. The Stuff version is here. David’s summary runs: A massive 50% increase in the excise tax on alcohol. This would result in an extra $500 million of revenue to the Crown at the expense of everyone who drinks. Banning the sale [...] Related posts: … Read More

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