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Prime Minister Bill English promises lower tax for low-income families

28 August 2017

Posted in: Pacific Radio News,

Prime Minister Bill English. Photo/ NZ Pacific.

Prime Minister Bill English is promising lower tax for low-income families, should National be elected for a fourth term.

He acknowledges the pressures Pacific families face with rising housing prices and day-to-day living costs.

"We recognise Pacific families have come under real pressure so from the 1st of April next year, their tax will come back a little bit and they'll get higher child payments."

English also adds that thousands of families in high rental areas will get an additional $100 of accommodation supplement, depending on their incomes.

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