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Orders in Council (2011)

An Order in Council is a notice of an administrative decision issued by the Governor General. The Orders in Council listed here are regulations or legislative orders in relation to and authorised by an existing Act of Parliament.

Family tax credit raised for under 16s

2011 Order in Council increases family tax credits for children aged under 16.

Minimum family tax credit raised

2011 Order in Council increases the net income level guaranteed by the minimum family tax credit to $22,568 a year from 1 April 2012.

Canterbury earthquake - information sharing

Order in Council (SR 2011/375) extends temporary information-sharing measures introduced to support those affected by the Canterbury earthquakes by 12 months.

Canterbury earthquake - remission of use-of-money interest

IR's ability to remit use-of-money interest charged because of the Canterbury earthquake has been extended to 30 Sep 2012.

Student Loan Scheme - volunteer exemption

2011 regulations cover exemptions under the student loan scheme for overseas volunteers by re-enacting the current list of charitable organisations.

FBT rate for low-interest loans falls

2011 Order in Councils sets the prescribed rate of interest used to calculate FBT on low-interest, employment-related loans. Applies from 1 Apr 2011.

FIF deemed rate of return set for 2010-11

2011 Order in Council sets the deemed rate of return for taxing foreign investment fund interests at 8.52% for the 2010-11 income year.