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

May bill legislation passed

5 October 2000

Parliament today passed legislation introduced in May in the Taxation (Annual Rates, GST and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. At the committee stage the bill was split into three: the Taxation (GST and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, the Taxation (Annual Rates of Income Tax 2000-2001) Bill and the Personal Property Security Amendment Bill. Royal assent is expected early next week.