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Poll shows significant popular support for budget

25/05/2010

NZ Business Council for Sustainable Development has the results of a nationwide survey.

Twice as many New Zealanders approve of the 2010 Budget overall than disapprove.
New personal income tax rates have overwhelming support – ranging from 51% to
78% across the four tax brackets, according to the first major nationwide survey on
the Budget.

The GST hike does not command such broad support with 57% against.

One Comment
  1. Robert permalink
    25/05/2010 19:44

    Easy to approve of someone handing you money.
    Govt. spending has increased substantially.

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