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- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
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Information sharing between IRD and MSD

A Government discussion document, Information sharing between Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Social Development, seeks views on changes to existing information sharing arrangements between Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Social Development.

The discussion document includes proposals to:

- bring together the various current information sharing agreements between Inland Revene and the Ministry of Social Development into one agreement;

- extend the information sharing to enable targeted housing assistance to those in need; and

- extend the information sharing to verify a student’s and their parents’ income in assessing student allowance entitlements.

Online consultation - https://www.govt.nz/Info-sharing-IR-and-MSD

Submissions closed on 16 December 2016.