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- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
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The second COVID-19 tax Bill passes through all stages

30 April 2020

The COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Other Regulatory Urgent Measures) Bill introduced under urgency today has now passed through all stages. The resulting Act* will be available once it receives Royal assent.

* The Act is now available (updated 1 May 2020).