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Parker resigned as Revenue Minister because wealth tax shelved

David Parker’s relationship with PM still ‘very good’ but he said it was untenable for him to stay on as revenue minister.

Former Revenue Minister David Parker.

Brent Edwards Tue, 25 Jul 2023

David Parker has confirmed he effectively resigned as Revenue Minister because plans to introduce a wealth tax and a tax-free threshold had been shelved by Prime Minister Chris Hipkins.

Yesterday, when Hipkins announced the reallocation of former minister Kiritapu Allan’s portfolios, he said

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