Inland Revenue - Tax policy Tax Policy

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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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Title Type Date Downloads
RIS - Tax Administration (Information Sharing with Accident Compensation Corporation) Order 2015 RIS December 2015
Special report on the bright-line test for residential land Special report November 2015
Taxation (Residential Land Withholding Tax, GST on Online Services, and Student Loans) Bill Bill commentary November 2015
RIS - Taxation (Residential Land Withholding Tax, GST on Online Services, and Student Loans) Bill RIS November 2015
Making tax simpler - Green paper and Better digital services: summary of feedback Other November 2015
Making tax simpler - Better administration of PAYE and GST Consultation document November 2015
Making tax simpler – Towards a new Tax Administration Act Consultation document November 2015
RIS - Supplementary Order Paper No. 129 - Taxation (Annual Rates for 2015–16, Research and Development, and Remedial Matters) Bill RIS November 2015
Taxation (Bright-line Test for Residential Land) Bill Officials' report October 2015
New information requirements to improve tax compliance in the property investment sector Special report September 2015
GST – Current issues Consultation document September 2015
Loss grouping and imputation credits Consultation document September 2015
Closely held company taxation issues Consultation document September 2015
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2015–16, Research and Development, and Remedial Matters) Bill Officials' report September 2015
Technical analysis of certain related parties debt remission Other September 2015
Residential land withholding tax Consultation document August 2015
RIS - Taxation (Bright-line Test for Residential Land) Bill RIS August 2015
Taxation (Bright-line Test for Residential Land) Bill Bill commentary August 2015
GST: Cross-border services, intangibles and goods Consultation document August 2015
Taxation (Land Information and Offshore Persons Information) Bill Officials' report August 2015
Taxation (Land Information and Offshore Persons Information) Bill Bill commentary July 2015
Taxation (Transformation: First Phase Simplification and Other Measures) Bill Bill commentary June 2015
RISs - Taxation (Transformation: First Phase Simplification and Other Measures) Bill RIS June 2015
Bright-line test for sales of residential property Consultation document June 2015
RISs - Taxation (Land Information and Offshore Persons Information) Bill RIS June 2015
KiwiSaver Budget Measures Bill Bill May 2015
RIS - KiwiSaver Budget Measures Bill RIS May 2015
RIS - Supplementary Order Paper No. 77 - Taxation (Annual Rates for 2015–16, Research and Development, and Remedial Matters) Bill RIS May 2015
NRWT: related party and branch lending Consultation document May 2015
Simplifying the collection of tax on employee share schemes Consultation document April 2015
Making tax simpler - Better digital services Consultation document March 2015
Making tax simpler - A Government green paper on tax administration Consultation document March 2015
Taxation (KiwiSaver HomeStart and Remedial Matters) Bill Officials' report March 2015
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2015–16, Research and Development, and Remedial Matters) Bill Bill February 2015
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2015-16, Research and Development, and Remedial Matters) Bill Bill commentary February 2015
RIS - Taxation (Annual Rates for 2015–16, Research and Development, and Remedial Matters) Bill RIS February 2015
Related parties debt remission Consultation document February 2015