Labour’s Tax Grab

Despite Jacinda Ardern promising in September 2017 that she wouldn’t introduce any new taxes, Labour has increased or introduced eight taxes to pay for its reckless spending.

  1. Higher fuel taxes (NZ Herald)
  2. Auckland regional fuel tax (Stuff)
  3. Higher road user charges (Road Transport Forum)
  4. Five-year bright line test/capital gains tax (
  5. Ringfencing rental losses (Stuff)
  6. Higher tobacco taxes (NZ Herald)
  7. Visitor tax (NZ Herald)
  8. Waste tax (Stuff)