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


An officials’ issues paper, Bright-line test for sales of residential property, seeks feedback on the proposed final shape of the “bright-line” test announced by the Government in Budget 2015. The test will require income tax to be paid on gains from the sale of certain residential property bought and sold within two years.

Submissions close on 24 July 2015.