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

Bright-line bill enacted

16 November 2015

Legislation introduced in the Taxation (Bright-line Test for Residential Land) Bill on 24 August 2015 received Royal assent today. A special report on the changes will be published here soon. Full coverage of the new Act will be published in the Tax Information Bulletin.

Update 19 November 2015 - these items are now available: