Thursday, 1 June 2006

Today is Tax Freedom Day

Yes, that's right. After working for the grey ones for nearly half the year, you now get to go out to work for yourself and your family. According to some of you "that's the price of civilisation." According to Not PC that's obscene.

Staples Rodway -- who should be formally excluded from the slight on accountants in the post below --have the figures and all the charts. It's not pretty. [Hat tip DPF]

LINKS: June 1st is Tax Freedom - New Zealanders work nearly half the year to pay tax - Staples Rodway
Today is Tax Freedom Day - Kiwiblog (DPF)

TAGS: Budget_&_Taxation, Politics-NZ

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