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Application for status ruling (IR712)

(published June 2015)

About this form

Use this form if there has been legislative amendment to the taxation laws applying in a private or product ruling you have applied for and obtained.

PDF | 60kb | 2 pages

This form can be completed on-screen by typing content directly into the PDF document. Once you have completed the form it is important that you print it out as you will not be able to save the information you enter into the form.

When to use this form

If you have previously obtained a private or product binding ruling and you want to apply to have a status ruling as to whether amendment to the taxation laws has changed the way it applies in that private or product ruling.

What you will need
  • Applicant's details and IRD number
  • Identify the legislation amending or repealing taxation laws on which you have previously obtained a binding ruling.
  • Provide a draft status ruling, and a copy of the private or product ruling to which it applies.


Inland Revenue charges an initial application fee of $322.00 and then $161.00 per hour for private rulings, product rulings and status rulings.

After you finish

List of postal addresses for Inland Revenue >