BWB Talk: Wealth, Wellbeing and Capital Gains Tax: What Next? (Auckland)

BWB Talk: Wealth, Wellbeing and Capital Gains Tax: What Next? (Auckland)

Composite image of the authors and two books

Despite significant levels of inequality, the prospects of a capital gains tax in New Zealand now appear remote.

Please join author Max Rashbrooke and tax expert Lisa Marriott as they discuss options for tackling wealth inequality in their talk: Wealth, Wellbeing and Capital Gains Tax: What Next?

This event will be chaired by Anna Hood, University of Auckland.

Monday 12 August 2019
6.00–7.00 pm
(Doors open 5.30 pm)
Pioneer Women's Hall
Ellen Melville Centre
(Corner of High Street and Freyberg Place)
All welcome, no RSVP needed

About the speakers:

A leading New Zealand voice on wealth disparities, Max Rashbrooke is a journalist, author and academic based in Wellington. His books, including Wealth and New Zealand and Government for the Public Good, have helped transform our national understanding of income and wealth inequality.

Lisa Marriott is Professor of Taxation at Victoria University of Wellington and co-author of Sugar, Rum and Tobacco: Taxes and Public Health in New Zealand. Lisa's research interests include social justice and inequality, and the behavioural impacts of taxation.

Event Date time: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:00