Developing the future tax policy of New Zealand

2022 Tax Policy Scholarship Competition

The 2022 Tax Policy Competition is currently underway.

Read about our four finalists here.

About the trust

The Tax Policy Charitable Trust aims to promote best practice tax policy and promote broader tax thinking for the public good.

Tax Policy Lecture Programme

Our next lecture will be in late 2023. Check back regularly for updates.

Read about our previous lectures here.

Latest news

Reflections on 30 years of tax reform – lessons from history

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Three former Treasury heads came together to discuss NZ’s approach to tax reform over the past 30 years, at a forum hosted by the Tax Policy Charitable Trust. The Tax Policy Charitable Trust, funded by Tax Management New Zealand (TMNZ)…

Tax Policy Scholarship showcases the next generation of talent

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Four bright young industry minds have emerged as finalists in this year’s Tax Policy Scholarship Competition, an annual prize hosted by the Tax Policy Charitable Trust.  From left: Jordan Yates, Mitchell Fraser, Daniel Doughty, Vivien Lei, Michelle Redington – IR…

Robin Oliver Tax Policy Scholarship launched

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A scholarship aimed at encouraging university students to think critically about tax policy has been launched by the Tax Policy Charitable Trust. The Robin Oliver Tax Policy Scholarship is worth $5000 and available to support one year of study for…

Trusted taxpayer regime just the beginning

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Winning this year’s Tax Policy Scholarship Competition has given Spark’s Nigel Jemson huge encouragement to keep sharing his tax reform ideas. Jemson will receive $10,000 after wowing a heavyweight judging panel while presenting his trusted taxpayer regime idea at Wellington’s…