Terry Baucher is the director of his Auckland-based tax consultancy firm Baucher Consulting Limited. He writes a regular column on tax for www.interest.co.nz and is a frequent media commentator on tax matters on Radio NZ and the NZ Herald.
The Government has announced an increase in the minimum wage. But low income earners could be better off with an change in the tax brackets instead, accountant Terry Baucher says.
Any political party wanting a fairer, more productive New Zealand needs to address the issue of the taxation of capital, argues Terry Baucher.