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Time to ACT on petrol tax

Time to ACT on petrol tax

Rodney Hide Thursday, 1 September 2005 Press Releases - Taxation

Petrol tax is too high and must be reduced, ACT Leader Rodney Hide said today.

"The extra 5 cents a litre this year was wrong. So is the carbon tax planned for next year that will add at least an extra 4 cents a litre.

"The Government says it can't do anything about the world price of oil. This is true, but it certainly can do something about the tax it heaps on petrol and it should.

"ACT is the only party committed to reversing Labour's 5 cent extra tax and dumping the ridiculous carbon charge. A Party Vote for ACT is the best choice for motorists wanting lower petrol taxes," Mr Hide said.


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