Developing the future Tax Policy of New Zealand.

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

Tax Policy Scholarship Competition

As in previous years we will be running a tax policy scholarship competition for tax professionals.

Public Symposium

Read about public symposiums we run, including the recent Future of Tax Symposium.

Lecture Programme

See details of our past lecture visits arranged by the Tax Policy Charitable Trust in New Zealand.

Trusted taxpayer regime just the beginning

Trusted taxpayer regime just the beginning 2315 1545 Lloyd

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…

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2019 Tax Policy Scholarship Competition finalists

2019 Tax Policy Scholarship Competition finalists 1200 630 Lee Stace

A negative income tax coupled with a flat tax rate for individuals and the creation of a trusted taxpayer regime. These are among the ideas judges will hear as part of the Tax Policy Scholarship Competition. A tax on biogenic…

Future of Tax Symposium: Most of TWG supports capital gains tax

Future of Tax Symposium: Most of TWG supports capital gains tax 1200 800 Lee Stace

Sir Michael Cullen revealed at an event organised by the Tax Policy Charitable Trust that the majority of the Tax Working Group (TWG) supports taxation on capital income. However, where the group had yet to reach a consensus was mainly…

OECD’s David Bradbury meets with IRD, Treasury

OECD’s David Bradbury meets with IRD, Treasury 620 349 Lee Stace

The Tax Policy Scholarship Charitable Trust recently sponsored the visit by an OECD official who met with government officials to discuss the direction of tax policy changes around the world and how New Zealand might respond to these. David Bradbury,…

Tax policy

impacts all New Zealanders

2018 IRD annual report

72.1 billion in tax revenue collected in 2018

3.5 million Individuals paid pay-as-you earn (PAYE) or filed a personal tax return

377,628 company tax returns were filed