BWB Talk: Wealth, Wellbeing and Capital Gains Tax: What Next? - Otago

18:00 pm
19:00 pm
Archway 2 Lecture Theatre,
University of Otago

BWB Talk: Wealth, Wellbeing and Capital Gains Tax: What Next? 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 Janine Hayward, University of Otago.

Monday 5 August 2019 6.00–7.00 pm (Doors open 5.30 pm) Archway 2 Lecture Theatre University of Otago (Corner of Union Street East and Leith Walk)

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.

Janine Hayward is Professor of Politics at the University of Otago. Her research and teaching focuses on various aspects of New Zealand politics, in addition to her comparative work on the constitutional politics of commonwealth nations.