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- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
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- policy announcements

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Date Title
7 October 2019 Feedback sought on rules for deducting land holding costs
23 September 2019 Tax initiatives announced to support businesses
18 September 2019 Protocol to TIEA with Guernsey signed
16 September 2019 Feedback sought on rules for taxing certain land sales
23 August 2019 Minister confirms that land use payments are taxable
15 August 2019 Special report on GST on low-value imported goods
13 August 2019 SOP to the KiwiSaver Bill released
8 August 2019 Updated policy work programme
8 August 2019 Swiss DTA updated
26 July 2019 Tax Working Group papers released
9 July 2019 UOMI rate changes
1 July 2019 KiwiSaver bill introduced
28 June 2019 GST bill enacted
18 June 2019 SOP to tax bill – providing IRD numbers for all property transfers
17 June 2019 GST on low-value imported goods application date
10 June 2019 Australia-NZ tax treaty - administrative approach to Article 4(1) of the MLI
5 June 2019 R&D Tax Incentive guidance published
4 June 2019 Consultation on taxing the digital services industry
31 May 2019 GST bill reported back
30 May 2019 Budget 2019
17 May 2019 Pre-Budget announcements
8 May 2019 R&D tax bill enacted
3 May 2019 Welfare Expert Advisory Group report released
29 April 2019 Final versions of BEPS special reports now available
17 April 2019 Government responds to TWG recommendations
12 April 2019 Special reports on new legislation now available
4 April 2019 R&D tax bill reported back
2 April 2019 NZ signs new DTA with China
13 March 2019 Tax bill passes third reading
6 March 2019 SOP to tax bill about proposal to extend the Commissioner’s care and management role released
4 March 2019 Minister's address to the 2019 IFA conference
25 February 2019 R&D Tax Incentive draft guidance material now available
20 February 2019 SOPs to the June 2018 tax bill released
18 January 2019 Tax bill reported back