Labour Should Hit the Brakes on Motorhome Tax
Labour Should Hit
the Brakes on Motorhome Tax
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
to the Ministry of Transport analysis
of Labour’s new policy for taxing motorhomes, suggesting
that motorhome owners would end up paying more for Road User
Charges than they do today, Jordan Williams, Executive
Director of the Taxpayers’ Union
“New Zealanders are already taxed enough.
Motorhome owners should not be singled out with changes that
would result in an even heavier tax burden.”
Labour's policy of dropping registrations for light trailers
and caravans, but dropping one tax only to beef up another
doesn’t ease the pain on the travelling
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