Majority of Kiwis SUPPORT a capital gains tax, poll shows.

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A new poll by ‘Herald ZB Kantar TNZ’ today shows that while Kiwis are certainly divided on the issue,  the majority support such a policy.

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  • 35% of New Zealanders support a CGT.
  • 32% don’t care either way.
  • 26% don’t want a CGT.
  • 8% don’t know.

This is a good sign for Labour and the Greens, who both have some form of a capital gains tax, and in some ways National, seeing as the instituted the current form of a CGT, the ‘Bright-line Test’.

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