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

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Title Type Date Downloads
Special report on further COVID-19 tax legislation Special report August 2020
Child Support Amendment Bill - Supplementary commentary Bill commentary July 2020
Repeal of child support incremental penalties and simplification of penalty write-off rules Regulatory impact assessment July 2020
Supplementary Order Paper to the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020–21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill Bill commentary June 2020
Review of Unclaimed Money Act Regulatory impact assessment June 2020
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020–21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill Regulatory impact assessment June 2020
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020–21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill Bill commentary June 2020
COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Other Regulatory Urgent Measures) Bill Bill commentary April 2020
Special report on COVID-19 tax legislation Special report April 2020
Proposed amendments for Mycoplasma bovis Other March 2020
COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Social Assistance Urgent Measures) Bill Bill commentary March 2020
Child support Business Transformation Regulatory impact assessment March 2020
Child Support Amendment Bill Bill commentary March 2020
Determination G31: NZX Milk Price Futures Contracts: an expected value approach Other March 2020
GST policy issues Consultation document February 2020
Land tax rules review 2019 - habitual buyers and sellers Regulatory impact assessment February 2020
Unclaimed money Consultation document January 2020
Business Transformation related KiwiSaver refinements (revised proposal) Regulatory impact assessment January 2020
Changes to the PIE regime Regulatory impact assessment January 2020
Lowering the student loan repayment threshold for non-salary and wage income and repealing withholding changes for student loan income Regulatory impact assessment January 2020
Tax Working Group website documents Other January 2020