Announcements
PUBLISHED 17 May 2001

Select committee to consult on GST changes, transfers of overpaid tax

Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee will be calling for public submissions on proposed amendments relating to GST changes announced by the Government on 14 May, and transfers of overpaid tax, announced on 2 May. Chairman Mark Peck said today that the committee would consider submissions on the changes in the course of its deliberation on the Taxation (Annual Rates, Taxpayer Assessment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. For more information, see FEC press release.


Mark Peck MP
Chairperson
Finance and Expenditure Committee

PRESS RELEASE

Finance and Expenditure Committee will consult on GST changes

The Finance and Expenditure Committee will be calling for submissions on proposed changes to the GST treatment of non-residents, announced Mark Peck MP, the Chairperson of the Finance and Expenditure Committee. The committee will also call for submissions on proposed amendments relating to the transfer of over-paid tax, which the Minister of Revenue will be referring to the committee with the GST proposals. "The committee is committed to an open process in its consideration of legislation and looks forward to hearing the public's views on the proposals," said Mark Peck. The committee expects to receive the amendments from the Minister next week and will call for submissions at that time. The submissions will be considered in the course of the committee's examination of the Taxation (Annual Rates, Taxpayer Assessment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill due to be reported to the House on 4 October.

ENDS

For further comment contact:
Mark Peck MP
Chairperson
Finance and Expenditure Committee
025-461-650

For further information contact:
Julian Kersey
Clerk of the Committee
Finance and Expenditure Committee
471 9538