OECD statistics, gotta love 'em

[Imported from Whale Oil Beef Hooked on Blogger]

Labour and it’s apologists love quoting OECD statistics….you know NZ is rated third behind Zimbabwe for a biased press etc etc etc.

Checking in on the Friday Night Free for All at Silent Running after watching Distraction on Two, I saw this post.

FM:

OECD revenue statistics out this week:

http://www.oecd.org/document/15/0,2340,en_2649_201185_35472591_1_1_1_1,00.html

Useful when arguing with lefties over tax. Don’t let them tell you NZ taxes are less than Oz. Not by a long shot. Incidentally, in the Aussie press today, flat tax proposals were costed by the Australian Treasury (at 30 per cent) and found to be possible within the underlying surplus. Interesting. (If you’re into that shit — sad I know.)

Very fascinating reading particularly the tables and graphs.


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