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NZ: Removing GST from healthy food

In an opinion piece, Gordon Campbell presents a detailed argument for removing GST from healthy food.  He says this would bring us into line with Australia which has a GST exemption for food and explains how the system works there.

He also looks at an Otago University supermarket study on the effects of removing GST from food.  It found that customers purchased significantly more healthy food.

Read more: Werewolf, April 2010

Published on April 9, 2010 in New Zealand news