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Digital Tax Still on the Horizon for New Zealand, Official Says

May 23, 2019, 8:51 PM

New Zealand’s government is still mulling adoption of a digital service tax like one being considered by several European Union countries, a senior tax official said.

Her remarks follow on Finance Minister Grant Robertson’s indication Feb. 18 that New Zealand would consider adopting a such a tax.

  • “The government has indicated that it will go out for consultation on a possible DST if it was needed in the future, so I think that is still something on the horizon,” Cath Atkins, deputy commissioner for policy and strategy at New Zealand Inland Revenue, said May 23 at the Harvard Kennedy...
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