Inland Revenue - Tax policy Tax Policy

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


Chapter 1 - Overview

Chapter 2 – Why the need to change?

Chapter 3 – Making payments certain, accurate and timely

Chapter 4 – Better payment options

Chapter 5 – Managing missed payments and overpayments better

Chapter 6 – Aligning and updating key definitions

Chapter 7 – Customers with unusual circumstances

Chapter 8 – Next steps

Appendix 1 – Background on how payments are currently determined

Appendix 2 – Comparison of key income definitions for: Working for Families Tax Credits, child support and student loans