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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
23 August 2017 New information sharing agreement between IRD and MSD
15 August 2017 Report on review of tax secrecy provision tabled
9 August 2017 Feedback sought on options to trim employer PAYE costs
8 August 2017 NZ to strengthen tax agreements with India, San Marino
3 August 2017 Govt announces BEPS decisions
17 July 2017 Proposals to improve social policy
28 June 2017 New Zealand-Hong Kong tax treaty updated
22 June 2017 Tax debt threshold set for information sharing with credit reporting agencies
19 June 2017 Proposals to make tax simpler for individuals
8 June 2017 BEPS Multilateral Instrument signed
30 May 2017 Budget Bill enacted
30 May 2017 Feedback sought on employee share scheme proposal
26 May 2017 Budget Bill passed
25 May 2017 Budget bill tabled - Family Incomes Package
25 May 2017 Black hole and feasibility expenditure proposals
25 May 2017 Budget 2017
19 April 2017 Flood response
11 April 2017 Special reports: New rules for NRWT and AIL, closely held companies
6 April 2017 Employment and investment income tax bill introduced
31 March 2017 Special report on GST changes to services connected with land
29 March 2017 AEOI - Call for submissions on reportable jurisdictions
27 March 2017 Special report: Foreign trust disclosure rules
23 March 2017 Closely held companies tax bill passes
16 March 2017 Tax relief for farmers in Greater Coromandel
9 March 2017 Speech to EMA Annual Payroll conference
3 March 2017 BEPS consultation documents released
28 February 2017 Special reports on new legislation
21 February 2017 Earthquake rollover relief
15 February 2017 Business tax bill passes
8 February 2017 Details of drought relief
3 February 2017 Northland drought relief