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- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
- updates on the progress of bills through Parliament
- policy announcements

COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Social Assistance Urgent Measures) Bill

As at 26 March 2020

Parliament information on the Bill

New Zealand legislation

Enacted as the COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Social Assistance Urgent Measures) Act 2020 on 25 March 2020.

Stage before Parliament Date
Introduction 25 March 2020
First reading 25 March 2020
Second reading 25 March 2020
Committee of the whole House -
Third reading 25 March 2020
Assent 25 March 2020