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What drove the Prime Minister’s decision on tax

In his first interview with NBR since he became PM, Hipkins acknowledges he won’t get many votes from the country’s boardrooms.

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins speaks with Brent Edwards.

Brent Edwards Wed, 23 Aug 2023

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins was driven by principle and pragmatism when he ruled out a wealth and capital gains tax last month.

In his first interview with NBR since becoming Prime Minister, Hipkins says he does not believe a wealth tax is workable or fair. While he is not opposed to a capital

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