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- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
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Date Title
19 December 2006 Student loan bill Cabinet paper released
18 December 2006 Legislation enacted
12 December 2006 Govt looks at international tax changes
12 December 2006 Parliament passes tax bills
11 December 2006 KiwiSaver tax exemption extended
10 December 2006 Student loan repayment threshold rises
6 December 2006 KiwiSaver default providers named
5 December 2006 Tax bill reported back
28 November 2006 Tax credit submissions close soon
27 November 2006 Peter Dunne speech to EMA
26 November 2006 KiwiSaver regulations approved
16 November 2006 Mexico and NZ sign DTA
14 November 2006 Bill completes rewrite of Act
12 November 2006 Family tax credit to increase
12 November 2006 Student loan scheme bill introduced
7 November 2006 Further consultation on tax credits
30 October 2006 Govt on Business Tax Review progress
26 October 2006 FEC report on taxing offshore income
18 October 2006 Govt to mitigate GST interpretation
17 October 2006 Tax incentives for charitable giving
16 October 2006 Liberalisation of penalties proposed
9 October 2006 Ministers' speeches to ASFONZ
28 September 2006 Charities tax provisions in force
26 September 2006 Child support legislation enacted
26 September 2006 Determination G22A released
26 September 2006 Life insurance review paper released
22 September 2006 Austria and NZ sign DTA
15 September 2006 Change to offshore tax proposals
15 September 2006 Charities discussion document in Oct
14 September 2006 KiwiSaver Act now available
13 September 2006 Child support bill passes
6 September 2006 2007 bill for partnership changes
5 September 2006 IFRS issues paper released
4 September 2006 Tax Review submissions close this week
31 August 2006 Parliament passes KiwiSaver Bill
29 August 2006 Tax changes added to KiwiSaver Bill
24 August 2006 KiwiSaver, tax changes announced
24 August 2006 PIE rules start date to align with KiwiSaver
24 August 2006 International tax rules under review
24 August 2006 Speech: tax policy update
18 August 2006 Poland-NZ DTA in force
17 August 2006 Singapore DTA update in force
17 August 2006 Life insurance rules to be reviewed
2 August 2006 DTA with Spain now in force
1 August 2006 Speech: Business Tax Review
25 July 2006 Business tax review discussion document
25 July 2006 Deemed rate of return down
6 July 2006 DTA with Chile in force
28 June 2006 Partnership discussion document
26 June 2006 Spain, Poland DTA progress
22 June 2006 Payroll subsidy set
21 June 2006 Measures added to tax bill
7 June 2006 Cullen on superannuation, investment
2 June 2006 Income Tax Act rewrite: Parts N, O
2 June 2006 Child support bill reported back
31 May 2006 Ministerial policy update
26 May 2006 Closing date for bill submissions
18 May 2006 Budget 2006
17 May 2006 Holiday from new tax rules announced
17 May 2006 Bill reforms taxation of investment income
16 May 2006 New rules benefit funds, savers
15 May 2006 Date set for Pandemic bill submissions
19 April 2006 'Salary sacrifice' changes in bill
11 April 2006 Investment tax changes announced
6 April 2006 Pandemic bill introduced
6 April 2006 Depreciation rates for trucks, vans
4 April 2006 Legislation enacted
30 March 2006 New Determination G30
30 March 2006 Business tax changes from 1 April
29 March 2006 Investment tax changes in May bill
27 March 2006 Interest exemption for charity workers
23 March 2006 Income Tax Act rewrite: Part M
23 March 2006 Major tax bill passes
21 March 2006 Date set for KiwiSaver submissions
20 March 2006 Racing changes tabled
20 March 2006 Shortfall penalty legislation tabled
13 March 2006 Tax policy update
12 March 2006 Tax bill reported back
9 March 2006 Racing tax changes announced
5 March 2006 Student loan interest rate set
2 March 2006 Policy work programme announced
27 February 2006 KiwiSaver Bill introduced
19 February 2006 FBT on low-interest loans up
7 February 2006 Minister on tax reform
31 January 2006 Countering salary sacrifice
31 January 2006 Business tax review under way