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National rejects Westpac's capital gains tax assumptions

Amy Adams says capital gains tax will discourage house building. Watch Brent Edwards' interview with National's finance spokeswoman.

Brent Edwards
Tue, 19 Jun 2018

National’s finance spokeswoman Amy Adams has rejected a Westpac suggestion that a capital gains tax would make home ownership more affordable.

Westpac has estimated a 10% capital gains tax could slash house prices by 11% over time and its chief economist Dominick Stephens says tax changes are

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Brent Edwards
Tue, 19 Jun 2018
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