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Officials' advice

Financial Transaction Taxes: Discussion Paper for Session 11 of the Tax Working Group

Issue date: 
Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Prepared by Inland Revenue and the Treasury for the Tax Working Group and dated 15 June 2018.

Other papers from this meeting: Meeting 11: 15 June 2018.

Other papers on this theme: Other.

This paper outlines the main arguments for and against a financial transaction tax (FTT). The paper is intended to facilitate discussion between members of the Group about whether an FTT would be desirable in New Zealand. This is initial advice on the arguments for and against FTTs in general. This paper does not go into the specific issues for different types of FTTs.

Last updated: 
Monday, 17 September 2018