Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Tax Tracker App – Now with 2014 Budget Figures

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Tax Tracker App – Now with 2014 Budget Figures

We’ve been crunching the numbers all afternoon, and you can now see how this year’s Budget figures compare to what your tax dollars purchased last year.

Fun facts: from looking at the app, we’ve already noticed that someone earning $40,000 is paying almost $40 more towards Superannuation than they did last year, and $4 less to paying for the Police.

The new Budget, gives us spending figures in the millions and even billions, meaning that unless you’re an economist or a policy aficionado, it’s hard to grasp what’s really going on.

We’re here to help. Our free Tax Tracker web app at yourtaxtracker.co.nz is an easy to use, mobile compatible tool giving New Zealanders a much-needed sense of scale in one click.

Simply enter a salary figure, hit ‘GO,’ and find out how much income tax you will pay this year, and how the Government plans to use it with an instant, individualised “tax receipt” based on today’s hot-off-the-press numbers.

What’s new? We’ve added a feature to this year’s Tax Tracker where you can toggle to compare how Government spending has changed on your tax receipt between the 2013 Budget and today’s new figures.

Check out yourtaxtracker.co.nz now and find out where your money is going.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Election Day: Make Sure You're A Part Of It!

Saturday 20 September, is election day, and New Zealanders’ last chance to have a say on who leads the country for the next three years.

“The people and parties we elect tomorrow will be making the decisions that affect us, our families and our communities,” says Robert Peden, Chief Electoral Officer. “It doesn’t get much more important than that, and we need all New Zealanders to use their voice and vote.”

Voting places will be open from 9.00am until 7.00pm on election day. The busiest time at voting places is usually 9.00am - 11.00am.

“Take your EasyVote card with you when you go to vote, as it will make voting faster and easier, and vote close to home if you can. But don’t worry if you forget your card, or didn’t receive one, because as long as you are enrolled to vote, your voice will be heard,” says Mr Peden. More>>

 

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news