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Latest issue

Transformation News issue 23 | December 2019
PDF | 481kb | 4 pages

In this issue:

  • What's gone live in 2019
  • Register for Inland Revenue's webinars
  • Research and Development Tax Incentive: preparing for your end of year returns
  • New Inland Revenue Tax Technical website coming in early 2020
  • No cheques from 1 March
  • Holiday office hours

Previous issues

Transformation News 2019

Transformation News issue 22 | November 2019
PDF | 415kb | 3 pages
In this issue: Register for Inland Revenue's webinars, Moving away from cheques, Paying over the counter at Westpac - mandatory barcodes and Residential property changes - ring-fencing rental losses.

Transformation News issue 21 | October 2019
PDF | 415kb | 3 pages
In this issue: Upcoming webinars, Investment income - what's changing in April 2020, Short-process rulings and GST.

Transformation News issue 20 | September 2019
PDF | 357kb | 4 pages
In this issue: Calling time on cheques, enrolling for the Research and Development Tax Incentive (RDTI), Residential property changes - ring-fencing rental losses, and Student loans and KiwiSaver content rewritten for our website.

Transformation News issue 19 | April 2019
PDF | 309KB | 3 pages
In this issue: Law to make tax more straightforward for New Zealanders, payday filing is here, and our new website goes live in April.

Transformation News issue 18 | March 2019
PDF | 403KB | 3 pages
In this issue: Start payday filing now, changing for you updates, planned service interruption dates, and how updates to our new website.

Transformation News issue 17 | February 2019
PDF | 613KB | 3 pages
In this issue: Start payday filing now, register for free webinars, discover proposed changes to the tax system, and how we're help you stay on track.

Transformation News 2018

Transformation News issue 16 | December 2018
PDF | 413KB | 4 pages
In this issue: Prepare for payday filing, learn about our plans to make tax more straightforward, payday filing webinars, improvements to the IR website.

Transformation News issue 15 | October 2018
PDF | 323KB | 3 pages
In this issue: Payday filing is coming - get ready now, Inland Revenue seminars across New Zealand help employers prepare for payday filing, Register for a free payday filing webinar with Inland Revenue, Late breaking news.

Transformation News issue 14 | September 2018
PDF | 316KB | 3 pages
In this issue: Automatic tax refunds proposed for salary and wage earners next year - the biggest tax change in 20 years, Get your business ready for payday filing, Attend a free seminar to find out more about payday filing, What would you like to see more of?

Transformation News issue 13 | May 2018
PDF | 146KB | 3 pages
In this issue: Inland Revenue takes next big step towards transformation, What's new in myIR, Start using AIM in the current tax year, Combat global tax evasion via the Common Reporting Standard, Register now for our free webinars, want to know more about April's changes?