No matter how often the argument against a Capital Gains Tax is put forward, the subject is still popular among those who, it seems, fail to realise that implementing such a tax will solve nothing. The suggestion comes up again and again, and it has almost become an article of faith for ‘the left’ some of whom seem to imbue a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) with mythic powers to right all social wrongs.
14 Mar 2013 more >>
Government moves to improve housing affordability have been slammed as weak by BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander.
02 Nov 2012 more >>
Bursting the housing bubble – and making homes more affordable – will not be achieved by a capital gains tax, claimed ACT leader Don Brash.
15 Nov 2011 more >>
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