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Officials' advice

Background Paper: Taxation of Capital Income and Wealth

This paper provides an initial overview of how New Zealand taxes capital income and discusses the role that wealth taxes could play in reducing inequality. 

The advice represents the preliminary advice of the Secretariat to assist the Group in its initial consideration of the relevant topics.  The advice does not represent the views of the Group or the Government.  The Secretariat is refining the views contained in these documents following consideration of public submissions and discussion with the Group.  The Secretariat would welcome any feedback on the documents at: 

Last updated: 
Wednesday, 9 May 2018