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- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
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Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018–19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill

As at 21 March 2019

Publications

Bill as introduced (28 June 2018)

Departmental disclosure statement (28 June 2018)

Regulatory impact assessments (28 June 2018)

Commentary on the Bill (28 June 2018)

Making tax simpler - Cabinet papers (29 June 2018)

Making tax simpler – Towards a new Tax Administration Act: summary of submissions (29 June 2018)

Making tax simpler – Proposals for modernising the Tax Administration Act: summary of submissions (29 June 2019)

Making tax simpler – Better administration of individuals’ income tax: summary of feedback (29 June 2018)

PAYE error correction and adjustment – anonymised summary of feedback (29 June 2018)

Parliament TV - On Demand Videos for the Bill

Supplementary Order Paper No. 74 (14 August 2018)

Revised departmental disclosure statement (14 August 2018)

RIA - Supplementary Order Paper No. 74 - Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill (14 August 2018)

Supplementary Order Paper No. 135 (16 October 2018)

Revised departmental disclosure statement (16 October 2018)

RIA - Supplementary Order Paper No. 135 - Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill (16 October 2018)

Bill as reported back (16 January 2019)

Officials' report on submissions - November 2018 (18 January 2019)

Supplementary Order Paper No. 188 (19 February 2019)

Supplementary Order Paper No. 189 (19 February 2019)

Revised departmental disclosure statement (19 February 2019)

RIA - Supplementary Order Paper No. 189 - Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill (19 February 2019)

Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018–19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Act 2019 (18 March 2019)

Parliament information on the Bill

New Zealand legislation

Stage before Parliament Date
Introduction 28 June 2018
First reading 3 July 2018
Closing date for submissions 13 August 2018
Presentation/report back 16 January 2019
Second reading (report back debate) 19 February 2019
Committee of the whole House 5 March 2019
Third reading 13 March 2019
Assent 18 March 2019