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


A Government green paper, Making tax simpler - A Government green paper on tax administration, seeks feedback on the overall direction of the tax administration modernisation programme.

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Submissions close on 29 May 2015.

A Government discussion document, Making tax simpler - Better digital services, seeks feedback on proposals for greater use of electronic and online processes.

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Submissions close on 15 May 2015.

An officials’ issues paper, Simplifying the collection of tax on employee share schemes, seeks feedback on options to simplify the way tax is collected on employee share schemes.

Submission close on 5 May 2015.

An officials’ issues paper, Related parties debt remission, seeks feedback on proposed changes to make the debt remission rules more certain for taxpayers.

Submissions closed on 14 April 2015.