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.

Coming Soon: 2021 Tax Policy Competition

2019 Tax Policy Scholarship Competition was awarded to Nigel Jemson and is a way to encourage tax proposals from young tax professionals.

Coming Soon: 2021 Tertiary Scholarship

The Robin Oliver Tax Policy Scholarship will be open to students at Victoria University and the University of Auckland. 2020 winners were Crystal Wu from Auckland University and Claudia Layton from Victoria University of Wellington.

Lecture Programme – August 2022

Read about past lecture visits arranged by the Tax Policy Charitable Trust in New Zealand.

Robin Oliver Tax Policy Scholarship launched

Robin Oliver Tax Policy Scholarship launched 1200 630 Lee Stace

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…

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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…

Tax policy

impacts all New Zealanders

2020 IRD Annual Report

$77.7 billion in tax revenue collected in 2020

3.9 million individuals paid PAYE or filed a personal tax return

377,000 company tax returns were filed