17 APRIL 2019
The Government has listened to the thousands of New Zealanders around the country who told it to Axe this Tax, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union.
Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams, says “Taxpayers across the country will be breathing a massive sigh of relief at this total backdown. Small business owners, lifestyle block owners, first-home buyers with flatmates, and other New Zealand taxpayers will be breathing a sigh of relief."
"The Prime Minister admitted her Government lacked a mandate to introduce the tax, because New Zealanders demonstrated that they do not want it. She is completely right. In just a handful of days, more than 5,000 New Zealanders used a tool on our campaign website to bombard Jacinda Ardern and Winston Peters with messages about how the tax would affect them. It worked."