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- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
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New information sharing agreement between IRD and MSD

23 August 2017

A new information sharing agreement between Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Social Development signed in July will come into effect later this month. The new agreement brings together current information sharing arrangements into one agreement, and enables sharing of information for targeted housing assistance and verifying income for student allowance entitlements. For more information see the Order in Council, the text of the agreement and the regulatory impact statement.