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

Budget tax bills enacted

21 May 2014

Legislation introduced as the Budget Measures (Miscellaneous Fiscal Matters) Bill and the Budget Measures (Financial Support for Newborn Children) Bill on 15 May as part of Budget 2014 received Royal assent on 19 May – see the resulting Cheque Duty Repeal Act 2014 and the Taxation (Parental Tax Credit) Act 2014.