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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
19 December 2012 Officials’ report released
18 December 2012 Feedback sought on GST remedial matters
14 December 2012 Proposed changes to financial arrangements rules
11 December 2012 SOP to Livestock tax bill released
11 December 2012 NZ/Japan DTA updated
4 December 2012 Taxing multinational companies
28 November 2012 Launch of tax policy scholarships
15 November 2012 Feedback invited on possible changes to tax treatment of employee allowances
6 November 2012 Update to NZ/Malaysian DTA
5 November 2012 Legislation enacted
31 October 2012 Child Support Amendment Bill reported back
31 October 2012 Specified minerals mining issues paper released
31 October 2012 NZ signs multilateral Convention
30 October 2012 Papua New Guinea/NZ DTA signed
26 October 2012 Speech to NZICA’s 20th annual tax conference
25 October 2012 Government to pursue FATCA agreement
24 October 2012 Minimum family tax credit to rise
3 October 2012 Announcement on salary-trade-off decisions
27 September 2012 Lease inducement payments
27 September 2012 Excepted financial arrangements
13 September 2012 Taxation bill introduced
23 August 2012 Student Loan bill introduced
8 August 2012 Consultation on CFC rules and old GAAP
6 August 2012 SOP released
26 July 2012 Feedback sought on taxation of lease inducement payments
24 July 2012 Foreign pensions issues paper released
23 July 2012 Changes to Student Loan scheme
12 July 2012 Address to New Zealand Credit & Finance Institute
5 July 2012 Views sought on FX agreements issues paper
29 June 2012 NZ-Japan DTA to be updated
21 June 2012 Address to NZ Payroll Practitioners' conference
8 June 2012 FEC recommendations released
30 May 2012 Budget legislation enacted
25 May 2012 Budget bills pass all stages
24 May 2012 Budget bill tabled
24 May 2012 Budget 2012 tax announcements
16 May 2012 Minister welcomes NZICA input
10 May 2012 International tax bill enacted
9 May 2012 Child Support Bill progresses
4 May 2012 Order in Council improves information sharing
3 May 2012 Updated NZ/Canada DTA signed
1 May 2012 International tax bill passes
23 April 2012 Minister to introduce new GST measures
18 April 2012 Views sought on tax treatment of salary trade-offs
16 April 2012 Student Loan Scheme Amendment Bill enacted
4 April 2012 Student Loan Scheme Amendment bill passes
29 March 2012 Address to EMA payroll conference
29 March 2012 UOMI rates to change
28 March 2012 Govt calls halt to herd elections
16 March 2012 New tax policy work programme announced
13 March 2012 Student Loan Scheme Amendment Bill reported back
12 March 2012 Address to TINZ
12 March 2012 Further extension to earthquake support
12 March 2012 Payroll Giving website launched
9 March 2012 Minister requests application date change to help businesses
14 February 2012 SOP to Taxation (International Investment and Remedial Matters) Bill released
7 February 2012 SOP to the Taxation (Annual Rates, Returns Filing, and Remedial Matters) Bill released
2 February 2012 Briefing to incoming minister released