Drop this - it will be deeply unpopular, and extremely complex to administer.

Drop this - it will be deeply unpopular, and extremely complex to administer.

Using Germany as a comparison is unwise. The German property market is dominated by rentals - home ownership there and elsewhere in mainland Europe is very different from the UK or NZ. Taxing a family's single biggest asset will not provide a house for someone who cannot afford it.

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