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

Recent legislative changes detailed in latest TIB

20 December 2000

Legislation resulting from the Taxation (Annual Rates, GST and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, enacted in October, is detailed in the latest Tax Information Bulletin. Much of the legislation is devoted to changes to GST arising from the continuing review of the tax. Other changes include anti-avoidance legislation, tax simplification measures, reduction of the incremental late payment penalty, and extension of relief provisions to all taxes. You can view the December TIB at http://www.ird.govt.nz/resources (PDF 386 KB).