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Scrapping Carpark Tax The Right Move

Scrapping Carpark Tax The Right Move
Press Release by ACT Leader John Banks
Monday, March 18 2013

ACT Leader John Banks today welcomed National’s decision to scrap their proposed carpark tax.

“This is great news for small business in central Auckland and Wellington, and better news for employees,” Mr Banks said.

“CBD Auckland is struggling. Small business in Queen St and Lambton Quay are hurting.

“More compliance costs and more tax is the last thing they need.

"The ACT Party made it clear that it did not support this proposal.
“National has made the right decision,” Mr Banks said.

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