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, NRWT: related party and branch lending, seeks feedback on possible changes to the non-resident withholding tax rules.

Submissions closed on 16 June 2015.

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.

Online forum -

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.

Online forum -

Submissions closed on 15 May 2015.