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 Post subject: The horror X
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:16 pm 
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If business taxes drive away businesses, and income taxes drive away people with incomes, imagine what this tax could do:

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Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out imposing an earthquake levy similar to the flood levy brought in Queensland after the recent floods.
[New Zealand Herald]


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 Post subject: Re: The horror X
PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:50 am 
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There already is a de facto earthquake levy in New Zealand, as stated in the article. This was a proposal for a one-off to cover the catastrophic damage caused by the earthquake in Christchurch.


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 Post subject: Re: The horror X
PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:23 am 
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It's good to see GBaker back here.


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 Post subject: Re: The horror X
PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 9:37 am 
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thanks Phil.


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