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- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
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Date Title
18 December 2001 Government responds to business compliance cost recommendations
17 December 2001 Income thresholds for student loan repayments and interest write-offs to rise
13 December 2001 Bill "impact statements" on line
12 December 2001 Closing date for bill submissions announced
10 December 2001 Paid parental leave bill introduced
3 December 2001 Tax bill introduced
29 November 2001 Progress on NZ-Russia double tax agreement
28 November 2001 Members of charities working party announced
27 November 2001 Latest tax law changes detailed
26 November 2001 FBT interest rate for low-interest loans decreases
23 November 2001 Topic of next OECD tax research award announced
20 November 2001 Minister on tax and charities
15 November 2001 OECD report on tax havens released
14 November 2001 More time for submissions on "Rewriting the Income Tax Act"
8 November 2001 ACC to collect residual claims levy
7 November 2001 12 weeks' paid parental leave from July
6 November 2001 Child support legislation enacted
6 November 2001 Unit trust tax law changes announced
1 November 2001 Child Support bill passed
26 October 2001 Minister speaks on Tax Review, policy issues
25 October 2001 Tax legislation enacted
24 October 2001 Tax Review report released
23 October 2001 Tax Review report out tomorrow
16 October 2001 Tax bills passed
16 October 2001 Government announces decisions on "Tax and Charities" proposals
15 October 2001 More time for submissions on "Taxation of Maori organisations"
9 October 2001 Tax Review release date set
9 October 2001 Use-of-money interest rates down
27 September 2001 Exposure draft of rewritten income tax legislation released
20 September 2001 Dairy Industry Restructuring Bill passed
12 September 2001 April tax bill reported back
5 September 2001 Government responds to business compliance cost report
31 August 2001 More on annual tax receipts
27 August 2001 FBT interest rate for low-interest loans down
22 August 2001 Workshops to be held on proposed changes to Maori authority tax laws
22 August 2001 Minister's address to Corporate Tax Update Forum
21 August 2001 Discussion document submission deadline near
15 August 2001 Compliance and penalties review discussion document out
9 August 2001 Discussion document on taxation of Maori authorities released
9 August 2001 Swain addresses tax update seminar
30 July 2001 More time for claiming tax rebates
17 July 2001 More time for submissions on Tax and Charities
12 July 2001 OECD tax haven work
11 July 2001 Business compliance cost report released
27 June 2001 'GST and imported services' released
21 June 2001 FEC to hear submissions on tax bill next month
20 June 2001 Issues paper planned for trans-Tasman triangular tax problem
20 June 2001 Tax Review issues paper released
19 June 2001 Tax side of dairy industry restructuring outlined
14 June 2001 'Tax and charities' discussion document released
12 June 2001 Child support bill introduced
24 May 2001 Budget 2001 tax matters
24 May 2001 Lower FBT rate on interest on loans
23 May 2001 Select committee calls for submissions on legislative changes
17 May 2001 Select committee to consult on GST changes, transfers of overpaid tax
14 May 2001 Government to legislate for GST change
11 May 2001 Local authorities get more time for GST accounting change
3 May 2001 Tax simplification for small businesses - discussion document released
2 May 2001 Rules on transfers of overpaid tax to be clarified
1 May 2001 Faster depreciation rate for broodmares
9 April 2001 Changes to GST-voucher rules explained
6 April 2001 Closing date for bill submissions announced
5 April 2001 Bill proceeds to select committee
2 April 2001 Taxation bill introduced
29 March 2001 Legislation enacted, some changes apply from 27 March
29 March 2001 Tax Review submissions welcomed
23 March 2001 October bill legislation passed
21 March 2001 Government announces R&D policy
12 March 2001 Bill reported back, reports on submissions released
9 March 2001 Tax challenges of e-commerce
2 March 2001 Government's tax policy agenda outlined
28 February 2001 Student loan scheme changes announced
21 February 2001 Quarterly tax receipt statistics on-line
14 February 2001 International consensus on e-commerce taxation developing
25 January 2001 Location of web and server sites has few tax implications