Inland Revenue - Tax policy Tax Policy

News and information about the Government's tax policy work programme, including:
- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
- updates on the progress of bills through Parliament
- policy announcements

Families Package (Income Tax and Benefits) Bill

As at 19 July 2018

Parliament information on the Bill

New Zealand Legislation

Stage before Parliament Date
Introduction 14 December 2017
First reading 14 December 2017
Second reading 14 December 2017
Committee of the whole House 14 December 2017*
Third reading 14 December 2017*
Assent 20 December 2017

* As the House was under urgency the date for the Committee of the whole House and third reading stages was 14 December, even though they took place on the 15 December.