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Should businesses be taxed for the water they use?

Results from Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

Last answered 2 months ago

Water Tax Poll Results for Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party


665 votes



535 votes


Distribution of answers submitted by Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party.

2 Yes answers
2 No answers
0 overlapping answers

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Learn more about Water Tax

In July 2017, party leader Jacinda Ardern said a Labour government would charge businesses, including farmers and drink bottlers, for the amount of water they use. Ardern said they would "differentiate" water based on source, quantity, and destination. Royalties would largely be returned to regional councils to clean up waterways. Federated Farmers say Labour's water tax plan has the potential to cripple regional economies if cattle and crop farmers are made to pay for the water they use. Environmental groups are welcoming the policy.  See recent Water Tax news

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