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Income Redistribution and Direct Taxes and Transfers in New Zealand

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  • John Creedy
  • Jamas Enright
  • Norman Gemmell
  • Nick McNabb

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"This article examines the redistributive effects of direct taxes and transfers in New Zealand. First, it reports summary measures of the income tax-and-transfer system using the NZ Household Economic Survey. Second, the article examines the characteristics of low-income NZ taxpayers. A decomposition by individual and household characteristics shows that different groups of low-income taxpayers can be affected quite differently by various aspects of the tax-and-transfer system. In particular, reforms involving tax-free zones do not appear to be well targeted to help those most in need." Copyright (c)2010 The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.

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Article provided by The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research in its journal Australian Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 43 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 39-51

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Handle: RePEc:bla:ausecr:v:43:y:2010:i:1:p:39-51

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