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Deemed rate of return set for 2013-14

26 June 2014

The deemed rate of return for taxing foreign investment fund interests has been set at 7.99% for the 2013-14 income year. For more information see the media statement.


Hon Todd McClay
Minister of Revenue

Media statement

26 June 2014

FIF deemed rate of return set for 2013–14

Revenue Minister Todd McClay has announced that the deemed rate of return for taxing foreign investment fund (FIF) interests has been set at 7.99% for the 2013–14 income year, up from 6.91% for the previous income year.

The deemed rate is set annually and is one of the methods that can be used to calculate income from FIF interests.

The rate is based on an average of the five-year Government bond interest rate at the end of each quarter, plus a 4% margin.

The rate was set by Order in Council earlier this week.

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