10 best proposals in National’s economic discussion paper

National’s Economic Discussion Paper has scores of proposals in there, most of them good. Here’s the 10 I think are the best:

  1. Index tax thresholds to inflation
  2. No new taxes
  3. Only tax real interest income, not nominal income
  4. Raise the eligibility age for NZ Superannuation from 65 to 67
  5. Abolish taxpayer funded bonus payments for being in a union
  6. Reverse ban on offshore oil and gas exploration
  7. Explore congestion charging
  8. Require all government agencies to pay creditors on time
  9. Bring back public sector targets in health, education etc
  10. Will repeal two regulations for every new regulation

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