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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
17 December 2013 Govt recommends deferred application date for child support reforms
28 November 2013 Student loan scheme amendment bill reported back
28 November 2013 Foreign super bill reported back
22 November 2013 NZ ratifies multilateral tax convention
22 November 2013 November tax bill introduced
22 November 2013 Speech to Deloittes
13 November 2013 Feedback sought on minimum financial reporting for companies
12 November 2013 Govt signals changes to taxation of employee and accommodation allowances
8 November 2013 Govt releases new tax policy work programme
7 November 2013 Govt seeks feedback on black hole R&D expenditure tax proposals
25 October 2013 Minimum family tax credit to rise next year
25 October 2013 Further work on taxation of multinationals
26 September 2013 NZ - Japan DTA exchange of notes
19 September 2013 Address to NZ Payroll Practitioners’ Association
4 September 2013 Information sharing agreement to track defaulters
29 August 2013 Foreign Investment Fund Deemed Rate of Return for 2012-13
20 August 2013 Student loan bill introduced
14 August 2013 Special reports
8 August 2013 Speech to FINZ
5 August 2013 New NZ-Viet Nam DTA signed
2 August 2013 Briefing to Incoming Minister released
1 August 2013 Appointment to UN tax committee
23 July 2013 Feedback sought on R&D tax proposals
18 July 2013 Feedback sought on proposals to clarify tax rules for deregistered charities
18 July 2013 Livestock tax bill enacted
11 July 2013 Livestock tax bill passes
3 July 2013 SOPs to Livestock bill released
25 June 2013 Canterbury earthquake SOP released
20 June 2013 Minister's address to Central North Island EMA payroll conference
10 June 2013 Update on thin capitalisation review proposals
7 June 2013 Tax bill reported back
5 June 2013 Feedback sought on possible changes to GST zero-rating of services
31 May 2013 Trans-Tasman super portability set to go live
27 May 2013 More time for submissions on targeting serious crime consultation
20 May 2013 Foreign super tax bill introduced
16 May 2013 Budget 2013 announcements
24 April 2013 Feedback sought on taxation of land-related lease payments
23 April 2013 FEC considers transitional imputation penalty repeal
18 April 2013 Update on BEPS work
17 April 2013 Child support bill enacted
10 April 2013 Child support bill passes
9 April 2013 Government consults on tax information-sharing to help counter crime
9 April 2013 Speech to EMA Annual Payroll Conference
2 April 2013 Student loan scheme bill enacted
22 March 2013 Scholarships website launched
20 March 2013 Savings and investment report released
15 March 2013 Drought relief extended to North Island
15 March 2013 Address to IFA conference 2013
8 March 2013 Opening address to ATAINZ conference
7 March 2013 Drought relief extended
1 March 2013 Drought relief measure announced
13 February 2013 OECD releases report
7 February 2013 Student loan bill reported back
14 January 2013 Officials' issues paper released