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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

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Date Title
21 December 2000 An award and greetings
20 December 2000 Recent legislative changes detailed in latest TIB
19 December 2000 Tax Review seeks submissions
14 December 2000 Review of credit unions' tax status deferred
29 November 2000 15 years of tax reform
27 November 2000 FBT rate of interest on loans increased
24 November 2000 Tax policy work programme announced
14 November 2000 Tax treatment of R&D expenditure - discussion paper
3 November 2000 Tax review meets, plans consultation
26 October 2000 Transfer pricing guidelines now available
24 October 2000 R&D tax treatment to be clarified
17 October 2000 Tax bill introduced
11 October 2000 GST changes now in effect
11 October 2000 Tax legislation enacted
5 October 2000 May bill legislation passed
5 October 2000 Members of tax review team announced
3 October 2000 Use of money interest on tax and duties to increase
3 October 2000 May bill proceeds, Dairy Board legislation added
29 September 2000 Working with the new multi-rate FBT, fund withdrawal tax
26 September 2000 March bill legislation enacted
22 September 2000 Tax legislation passed
20 September 2000 March taxation bill nears enactment
15 September 2000 Capital gains taxation under spotlight in Vancouver
12 September 2000 Select committee recommends changes to GST proposals, anti-avoidance "attribution rule"
6 September 2000 Review of credit union tax status
5 September 2000 Russia-NZ tax agreement signed
4 September 2000 Russia-NZ DTA to be signed
29 August 2000 Deadline for tax rebate claims
29 August 2000 Trans-Tasman "triangular taxation" to be examined
25 August 2000 Bill on way to enactment
31 July 2000 Select committee recommends changes to FBT, super fund withdrawal tax, FIF proposals
31 July 2000 Government announces terms of tax inquiry
30 June 2000 Issues paper on taxing restrictive covenant, exit inducement payments
28 June 2000 "Tax avoidance revisited"
27 June 2000 OECD names tax havens, harmful tax practices
23 June 2000 Issues paper on trust-tax law changes
20 June 2000 Deemed rate of return for 1999-2000 set
15 June 2000 Budget 2000 tax issues
13 June 2000 Bill writes off interest on many student loans
1 June 2000 Tax bill submissions close on 5 July
30 May 2000 Government responds to inquiry recommendations
24 May 2000 Compliance and penalties review - terms of reference announced
16 May 2000 Taxation bill introduced
9 May 2000 Definition of "employee" in ER Bill and for tax purposes
13 April 2000 Australia-NZ child support agreement in force from 1 July
6 April 2000 GST changes to be introduced
5 April 2000 Submissions on tax bill close on 12 May
30 March 2000 Taxation bill to be reported back by 10 July
28 March 2000 New ACC legislation has minor tax implications
27 March 2000 Taxation bill introduced
21 March 2000 Policy Advice GM to fill Commissioner gap
9 March 2000 Australia-New Zealand child support agreement likely by July
29 February 2000 FBT on low-interest loans, electronic refunds, interest on student loans
28 February 2000 Consultation on Maori authority taxation review continues
18 February 2000 Policy update - news from Minister's speech to IFA
8 February 2000 Use-of-money interest rates increase
4 February 2000 Transfer pricing guidelines - Part 2
27 January 2000 Tax policy year gears up