National: looking after those in need
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10:51 am, June 11th, 2012 - 22 comments
Categories: benefits, tax -
When Righties say we can’t afford to support solo mums, what do they think we can afford instead?
Cost of DPB for the 3,000 teenage solo mums and their kids: $50 million
Cost of tax cuts for the top 1% of earners under National: $600 million
Sources: MSD benefit fact-sheets, Budget Crown expense tables, IRD income distributions of individual customers