(From New Zealand Press Association)
Wellington, Oct 31 - Is it time for taxpayers to start fighting back? United Future's Gordon Copeland thinks so, and last week he put up a compelling case to support his argument.
He isn't the first to call for tax cuts -- it is one of ACT's core policies -- but it is significant that a middle-of-the-road party like United Future has joined the centre-right in saying enough is enough.
Copeland has set out a case based on what is called ``bracket creep''.
It means that although the Government has not raised income tax rates since 2000, a significant number of people have moved into higher tax brackets.
That means they are paying more tax than they were, which Copeland claims breaches Labour's 1999 campaign promise. That promise, which was on the party's pledge card, …