Story: Taxes

Arnold Nordmeyer

Arnold Nordmeyer

Arnold Nordmeyer, minister of finance from 1957 to 1960, presented his first budget on 26 June 1958. It was dubbed the ‘Black Budget’ by the National opposition as it made sharp increases in indirect taxes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1958/2137

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Paul Goldsmith, 'Taxes - Post-war taxation – 1950 to 1959', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 April 2024)

Story by Paul Goldsmith, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 2 Sep 2016