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- 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 2005 New legislation enacted
21 December 2005 Student loan repayment threshold rises
20 December 2005 Carbon tax not to proceed
19 December 2005 Business Tax Review update
15 December 2005 More time for tax changes
14 December 2005 Geothermal well expenditure
14 December 2005 Income Tax Act rewrite: Parts K and L
13 December 2005 Fast-tracked tax bill passes
28 November 2005 Law change for student loan refunds
15 November 2005 Briefing to new govt released
15 November 2005 Wine rebate to be added to bill
14 November 2005 NZ, Australia amend DTA
13 November 2005 Income Tax Act rewrite: Part F
8 November 2005 Parliament reinstates bills
7 November 2005 New taxation bill to be fast-tracked
6 October 2005 David Cunliffe speech to NZICA
12 September 2005 Family tax credit increase
6 September 2005 NZ-Singapore DTA updated
25 August 2005 Income Tax Act rewrite: Part G
11 August 2005 Parliament dissolved, bills lapse
8 August 2005 NZDF trouble spot allowances
5 August 2005 Child support bill introduced
2 August 2005 Fruit picking contractor evasion targeted
2 August 2005 Easier tax on patent sales
28 July 2005 Spain and NZ sign DTA
21 July 2005 Imputation credit loophole to be closed
19 July 2005 Tax compliance cost research
5 July 2005 Carbon tax feedback deadline near
30 June 2005 Draft depreciation changes amended
28 June 2005 Tax discussion document released
22 June 2005 Wine tax rebate legislation tabled
22 June 2005 Legislation enacted
16 June 2005 Local authority GST deadline extended
16 June 2005 Tax bill passed
10 June 2005 12 August deadline for submissions
8 June 2005 NZ-Australia DTA under review
25 May 2005 November tax bill reported back
23 May 2005 Deemed rate of return increases
23 May 2005 FBT on low-interest loans up
19 May 2005 Taxation bill introduced today
19 May 2005 Budget 2005 tax announcements
12 May 2005 R&D tax changes announced
4 May 2005 Carbon tax policy detailed
29 April 2005 New rules for limited partnerships
29 April 2005 Tax changes announced
22 April 2005 NZ and Poland sign double tax agreement
15 April 2005 Child tax rebate to increase
31 March 2005 New tax discount from 1 April
21 March 2005 New tax rules on corporate migration
16 March 2005 Further measures for taxation bill
9 March 2005 NZ 'tax wedge' low: OECD
3 March 2005 Income Tax Act rewrite - Part H
28 February 2005 RWT on Australian unit trust dividends
23 February 2005 Student loan interest rate unchanged
21 February 2005 Foreign venture capital exemption extended
20 February 2005 FBT rate for low-interest loans up
10 February 2005 US, NZ agree on fiscally transparent entities
1 February 2005 Use-of-money interest rates to rise
1 February 2005 Law change for re-grassing and fertilising costs