CGT unpopular

A Reid Research poll commissioned by Business NZ has found:

  • Only 23% think should be a priority for the Government and 65% say should not be a priority
  • 48% say CGT debate has harmed the Government, with only 33% disagreeing
  • Only 32% support a CGT on business and farms with 54% opposed
  • 39% support a CGT on property (excluding family home) profits with 50% opposed
  • Only 4% support a CGT on KiwiSaver earnings with 90% opposed
  • Only 19% support a CGT on shares with 69% opposed
  • 25% said a CGT would change how they vote at the next election

Will the Government listen?

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