Sunday, September 7, 2014

Hone Harawira says: How come John key pays only 2.8% in tax?

Hone Harawira, 2006 portrait photo.
Hone Harawira, 2006 portrait photo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
“Before John Key talks about the piddling tax cuts he plans for low and middle income families today he needs to explain why he only pays 2.8% of his income on tax while a minimum wage worker pays 28% tax,” says MANA Movement leader Hone Harawira.

“How is it that workers are paying tax rates ten times higher than the Prime Minister?”

“If we all paid just 2.8% tax the country would collapse, so how does the PM get away with it?”

“Why are the likes of cleaners, fast-food workers, hotel workers, hospital staff and security guards all heavily subsidising the lifestyles of the super-rich?”

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