Story: Taxes

EXPO 1970

Watch footage of the New Zealand pavilion at the 1970 Expo (an international trade fair) held in Osaka Japan. By 1970 the tax system had become increasingly complicated with various incentives introduced. For example the 1962 budget had allowed export manufacturers to deduct 150% of expenditure on export promotion from their income.

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Reference: This is expo. National Film Unit, 1971.

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Paul Goldsmith, 'Taxes - Gradual complication of the tax system – 1960 to 1984', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

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