Removing GST from fruit and vege: navigating the boondoggle
ANALYSIS: A tax lawyer’s take on Labour’s proposed policy shows a tomato isn’t a fruit and a carrot isn’t a vegetable.
Boundary or classification issues will inevitably emerge.
Barney Cumberland Sun, 20 Aug 2023
It is already old news – the Labour Party has announced that, if it wins the upcoming election, it will remove GST from fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables (through zero-rating). Tax experts and economists have quickly and predictably rounded on the policy.
The grounds for objection have
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