This election is looking like it will be a choice between tax cuts or increased taxes.
Steve Joyce, moving on from Minister for Corporate Welfare, is now in charge of the books and the gossip around Wellington is that he is showing some restraint…and he is also hinting at tax cuts.
The Government will deliver its election-year Budget on 25 May, with new Finance Minister Steven Joyce continuing to hint at tax cuts.
It will be the National-led government’s first budget with Bill English as Prime Minister and Steven Joyce in his leader’s old role of Finance Minister.
“Budget 2017 will seek to give businesses the confidence to keep investing and keep growing, to provide more opportunities for New Zealand families,” Mr Joyce said. Read more »