Taxation (Annual Rates for 2021–22, GST, and Remedial Matters) Act 2022

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Taxation (Annual Rates for 2021–22, GST, and Remedial Matters) Act 2022

Public Act
 
2022 No 10
Date of assent
 
30 March 2022
Commencement
 
see section 2

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Annual rates of income tax for 2021–22 tax year
4Amendments to Goods and Services Tax Act 1985
5Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
6Section 3 amended (Meaning of term financial service)
7Section 3A amended (Meaning of input tax)
8Section 5 amended (Meaning of term supply)
9Section 6 amended (Meaning of term taxable activity)
10Section 11 amended (Zero-rating of goods)
11Section 11A amended (Zero-rating of services)
12New section 12C inserted (Information for importation of goods including distantly taxable goods)
12CInformation for importation of goods including distantly taxable goods
13Section 15 amended (Taxable periods)
14Section 15B amended (Taxable periods aligned with balance dates)
15Section 15C amended (Changes in taxable periods)
16Section 15D amended (When change in taxable period takes effect)
17Section 15E amended (Meaning of end of taxable period)
18New section 15EB inserted (Approval of taxable period not consisting of whole calendar months)
15EBApproval of taxable period not consisting of whole calendar months
19New cross-headings and sections 19E to 19Q inserted
19EDefinitions of types of record
19FRecords of taxable supplies
19GRecords of imported supplies received by registered person
19HRecords of secondhand goods received by registered person
19IRecords of supplies to nominated recipients
19JRecords of supplies by members of GST group or supplier group
19KTaxable supply information: supplies by registered person
19LTaxable supply information: supplies by member of GST group or supplier group
19MTaxable supply information: goods included in supplies of distantly taxable goods
19NSupply correction information
19OTreatment of fractional amounts of cent in information
19PCommissioner may approve use of symbols, etc, on electronically transmitted information
19QReferences to tax invoice, credit note, and debit note
20New cross-heading above section 20 inserted
21Section 20 amended (Calculation of tax payable)
22Section 20H amended (Goods and services tax incurred in making financial services for raising funds)
23Section 21 amended (Adjustments for apportioned supplies)
24Section 21B amended (Adjustments when person or partnership becomes registered after acquiring goods and services)
25Section 21F amended (Treatment on disposal)
26Section 24 amended and repealed (Tax invoices)
27Section 24BA amended and repealed (Shared tax invoices)
28Section 24BAB repealed (Receipts for supplies)
29Section 24BAC repealed (Information for importation of goods including distantly taxable goods)
30Section 24B repealed (Records to be kept by recipient of imported goods and services)
31Section 25 amended (Credit and debit notices)
32Section 25AA amended (Consequences of change in contract for imported goods and services)
33Section 25AB amended (Consequences of change in contract for secondhand goods)
34Section 25A repealed (Commissioner may approve use of symbols, etc, on electronically transmitted invoices, receipts, and credit and debit notes)
35Section 43 amended (Deduction of tax from payment due to defaulters)
36Section 53 amended (Registered person to notify change of status)
37Section 55 amended (Group of companies)
38New section 55B inserted (Supplier group and issuing member)
55BSupplier group and issuing member
39Section 60 amended (Agents and auctioneers)
40Section 75 amended (Keeping of records)
41Section 75B amended (General rules for giving information or communicating matters)
42Section 78AA amended (Exceptions to effect of increase of tax)
43Section 78B amended (Adjustments to tax payable for persons furnishing returns following change in rate of tax)
44Section 78BA amended (Adjustments to tax payable in relation to credit and debit notes following change in rate of tax)
45Section 78G repealed (Railways vesting: zero-rating and timing of tax calculations and documents)
46Amendments to Income Tax Act 2007
47Section BC 5 amended (Taxable income)
48Section CB 6A replaced (Disposal within 10 years: Bright-line test for residential land)
CB 6ADisposal within 10 years: Bright-line test for residential land
CB 6ABResidential land transferred in relation to certain family trusts and other capacities
CB 6ACResidential land transferred in relation to certain Māori family trusts
CB 6AECertain transfers of residential land included in settlement of claim under the Treaty of Waitangi
49Section CB 16A amended (Main home exclusion for disposal within 10 years)
50Section CB 36 amended (Disposal of emissions units)
51Section CD 5 amended (What is a transfer of company value?)
52Section CD 38 amended (General calculation rule for transfers of company value)
53Section CD 43 amended (Available subscribed capital (ASC) amount)
54Section CD 44 amended (Available capital distribution amount)
55Section CW 10 amended (Dividend within New Zealand wholly-owned group)
56New section CW 10B inserted (Dividends derived by council-controlled organisation holding companies)
CW 10BDividends derived by council-controlled organisation holding companies
57Section CW 39 amended (Local authorities)
58Section CW 47 amended (TAB NZ and racing clubs)
59New section CW 62C inserted (Income from foreign-currency loans used for disallowed residential property)
CW 62CIncome from foreign-currency loans used for disallowed residential property
60Section CX 47 amended (Government grants to businesses)
61Section CZ 39 amended (Disposal within 5 years: bright-line test for residential land: acquisition on or after 29 March 2018)
62Section CZ 40 amended (Main home exclusion for bright-line: acquisition on or after 29 March 2018)
63Section DB 7 amended (Interest: most companies need no nexus with income)
64Section DB 8 amended (Interest: money borrowed to acquire shares in group companies)
65Section DB 20B amended (Consideration for agreement to grant, renew, extend, or transfer leasehold estate or licence)
66Section DB 23C amended (Revenue account property: cost of some residential land reduced)
67Cross-heading above section DB 41 replaced
68Section DB 41 amended (Charitable or other public benefit gifts by company)
69Section DF 1 amended (Government grants to businesses)
70Section DG 2 amended (Application of this subpart)
71Section DG 9 amended (Apportionment formula)
72Section DG 10 amended (Interest expenditure rules)
73Section DG 11 amended (Interest expenditure: close companies)
74Section DG 14 amended (Interest expenditure: non-corporate shareholders)
75New subpart DH inserted (Interest incurred in relation to certain land)
DH 1Interest related to certain land
DH 2When this subpart applies
DH 3When this subpart applies: companies
DH 4When this subpart does not apply: exemptions for new builds, development, social or emergency or transitional housing, and council housing
DH 5Key terms
DH 6Interposed residential property percentage
DH 7Grandparented residential interest
DH 8Deduction not allowed
DH 9Exception to limited denial of deductions: loans denominated in foreign currencies
DH 10Limited denial of deductibility: simplified calculation of interest affected
DH 11Denied amounts: treatment upon disposal of disallowed residential property
DH 12Valuation
76Section DT 1A amended (Ring-fenced allocations)
77Section DV 18B amended (Cost base for shares when debt forgiven within economic group)
78Section EE 6 amended (What is depreciable property?)
79Section EE 40 amended (Transfer of depreciable property on or after 24 September 1997)
80Section EE 44 amended (Application of sections EE 48 to EE 51)
81Section EE 47 amended (Events for purposes of section EE 44)
82Section EE 48 amended (Effect of disposal or event)
83Section EH 2 replaced (Income Equalisation Reserve Account)
EH 2Deposits to be paid into Crown Bank Account
84Section EJ 10B amended (IFRS leases)
85Section EK 1 replaced (Environmental Restoration Funds Account)
EK 1Payment to Crown Bank Account
86Section EL 3 amended (Definitions for this subpart)
87Section EL 14 amended (Continuity rules for companies)
88Section EM 1 amended (Australian non-attributing shares and attributing FDR method interests)
89Section EM 3 amended (What hedges does this subpart apply to?)
90Section EM 4 replaced (Irrevocable elections)
EM 4Elections
91Section EM 5 amended (Fair dividend rate hedge portions)
92New section EM 5B inserted (Fair dividend rate hedge portions: portfolio method)
EM 5BFair dividend rate hedge portions: portfolio method
93Section EM 6 amended (Income and expenditure for fair dividend rate hedge portions)
94Section EM 7 amended (Quarterly test of fair dividend rate hedge portions)
95Section EM 8 amended (Some definitions)
96Section EW 5 amended (What is an excepted financial arrangement?)
97Section EW 46C amended (Consideration when debt forgiven within economic group)
98Section EZ 23B amended (Property acquired after depreciable property affected by Canterbury earthquakes)
99Section EZ 23BB amended (Interest in property acquired after depreciable property affected by Canterbury earthquakes)
100Section EZ 23BC amended (Property acquired after depreciable property affected by Hurunui/Kaikōura earthquakes)
101New section EZ 23BD inserted (Loss on disposal of grandparented structure)
EZ 23BDLoss on disposal of grandparented structure
102Section EZ 73 amended (Insurance for Canterbury earthquake damage causing disposal: optional timing rule for income, deductions)
103Section FB 3A amended (Residential land)
104New cross-heading and sections FC 9B and FC 9C inserted
FC 9BResidential land: certain transferors
FC 9CResidential land: certain recipients
FC 9DResidential land: certain recipients of Treaty of Waitangi land
105Section FH 11 amended (Residents, or non-residents with deducting branches, having expenditure funding overseas hybrid mismatches)
106Section FH 15 amended (Definitions)
107Section FM 8 amended (Transactions between group companies: income)
108Section FM 15 amended (Amortising property and revenue account property)
109Section FO 2 amended (Amalgamation rules)
110Section FO 21 amended (When amalgamating companies are parties to financial arrangements: economic groups)
111Section GB 3 amended (Arrangements for carrying forward loss balances: companies’ ownership)
112New cross-heading and sections GB 53B and GB 53C inserted
GB 53BInterposed residential property percentage: increases or decreases in value
GB 53COn-lending at lower rate
113Section GC 3B amended (Disposals of emissions units)
114Section GC 18 amended (Loan features disregarded by rules for transfer pricing arrangements)
115Section HF 7 replaced (Taxable Maori authority distributions)
HF 7Taxable Maori authority distributions
116Section HR 3 amended (Definitions for section HR 2: group investment funds)
117Section HR 9BA amended (Elections to treat debt funding special purpose vehicles as transparent)
118Section IA 5 amended (Restrictions on companies’ loss balances carried forward: continuity of ownership)
119Section IB 3 amended (When tax loss components of companies carried forward despite ownership continuity breach)
120Section IB 5 amended (When group companies treated as single company)
121Section ID 5 amended (Pre-consolidation losses on exit: part-year rule)
122Section IP 1 amended (When this subpart applies)
123Section IP 3 amended (Continuity breach: tax loss components of companies carried forward)
124New section IP 3B inserted (Business continuity breach: tax loss components of companies carried forward)
IP 3BBusiness continuity breach: tax loss components of companies carried forward
125Section IP 4 amended (Breach in income year in which tax loss component arises)
126Section IP 5 amended (Breach in tax year in which loss balance is grouped)
127Section IP 6 amended (Financial statements required)
128Section IZ 8 amended (Election to use net loss for 2019–20 or 2020–21 year as tax loss in preceding year)
129Section LB 1B amended (Treatment of tax credits of certain companies with shareholders who are employees)
130Section LT 1 amended (Tax credits for petroleum miners)
131Section LY 5 amended (Eligible research and development expenditure)
132Section LY 9 amended (Orders in Council)
133Section LY 10 amended (Evaluation)
134Section MD 9 amended (Fifth requirement: earner)
135Section MX 3 amended (Wage intensity criteria)
136Section OA 9 amended (General treatment of credits and debits on resident’s restricted amalgamation)
137Section OB 4 amended (ICA payment of tax)
138Section OB 32 amended (ICA refund of income tax)
139Table O1 amended (Table O1: imputation credits)
140Table O2 amended (Table O2: imputation debits)
141Section OK 2 amended (MACA payment of tax)
142Section OK 3 amended (MACA payment of tax to other Maori authorities)
143Section OK 11 amended (MACA allocation of provisional tax)
144Section OK 12 amended (MACA refund of income tax)
145Table O17 amended (Table O17: Maori authority credits)
146Table O18 amended (Table O18: Maori authority debits)
147Section OP 12 amended (Consolidated ICA dividend derived with imputation credit)
148Section OP 30 amended (Consolidated ICA refund of income tax)
149Section OP 31 amended (Consolidated ICA amount applied to pay other taxes)
150Section RC 35B amended (Treatment of overpaid provisional tax instalments calculated using AIM method)
151Section RC 38 amended (Crediting income tax with early-payment discount)
152Section RC 40 amended (Some definitions)
153Section RD 5 amended (Salary or wages)
154Section RD 45 replaced (Unclassified benefits)
RD 45Unclassified benefits
155Section RD 50 amended (Employer’s liability for attributed benefits)
156Section RD 60 amended (Close company option)
157Section RD 61 amended (Small business option)
158Section RD 63 amended (When employer stops employing staff)
159Section RD 67 replaced (Calculating amounts of tax for employer’s superannuation cash contributions)
RD 67Calculating amounts of tax for employer’s superannuation cash contributions
160Section RE 2 amended (Resident passive income)
161Section RE 10C amended (Obligations of custodial institutions in relation to certain payments of investment income)
162Section RE 21 amended (Basis of payment of RWT)
163Section RF 12 amended (Interest paid by approved issuers or transitional residents)
164Section RM 1 amended (What this subpart does)
165Section RM 2 amended (Refunds for overpaid tax)
166Section RM 4 amended (Overpayment on amended assessment)
167Section RM 27 amended (Application when no credits arise)
168Section RP 17 amended (Tax pooling intermediaries)
169Section RP 17B amended (Tax pooling accounts and their use)
170Section RP 19 amended (Transfers from tax pooling accounts)
171Section YA 1 amended (Definitions)
172Section YA 4 amended (General rules for giving information or communicating matters)
173Section YC 13 amended (Corporate spin-outs)
174Section YE 1 amended (References to balance dates and years)
175Section YZ 5 amended (New Zealand Memorial Museum Trust)
176New Schedule 15 inserted (Excepted residential land)
177Schedule 21B amended (Expenditure or loss for research and development tax credits)
178Schedule 32 amended (Recipients of charitable or other public benefit gifts)
179Amendments to Tax Administration Act 1994
180Section 3 amended (Interpretation)
181Section 7AA amended (Authorisation to make payments under small business cashflow loan scheme)
182Section 7AAB amended (Authorisation to make COVID-19 support payments)
183Section 14 amended (Modes of communication: general provisions)
184Section 14F amended (Giving information by personal delivery, post, fax, or electronic means)
185Section 14G amended (Contact addresses)
186Section 16C amended (Key terms)
187Section 17B amended (Commissioner may require information or production of documents)
188Section 22D amended (Key terms)
189Section 25MB amended (Information from custodial institutions)
190New section 25NB inserted (De minimis filing requirements for certain persons)
25NBDe minimis filing requirements for certain persons
191New section 33F inserted (Research and development tax credits: extension of time for 2019–20 income year)
33FResearch and development tax credits: extension of time for 2019–20 income year
192Section 43B amended (Non-active trusts may be excused from filing returns)
193Section 54C amended (Information in relation to payment of RLWT)
194Section 59BA amended (Annual return for trusts)
195Section 68CB amended (Research and development tax credits: general approval)
196Section 68CC amended (Research and development tax credits: greater than $2 million approval)
197New section 68CF inserted (Research and development tax credits: extension of time for approvals)
68CFResearch and development tax credits: extension of time for approvals
198Section 89B amended (Commissioner may issue notices of proposed adjustment)
199Section 89L (Application to High Court)
200Section 89P amended (Challenge notice for taxpayer-initiated disputes)
201Section 108 amended (Time bar for amendment of income tax assessment)
202New section 108AB inserted (Time bar for amending assessment of KiwiSaver contributions)
108ABTime bar for amending assessment of KiwiSaver contributions
203Section 108B amended (Extension of time bars)
204Section 113 amended (Commissioner may at any time amend assessments)
205Section 113A amended (Correction of certain errors in subsequent returns)
206Section 120KE amended (Provisional tax and rules on use of money interest)
207Section 120KF repealed (Tolerance for provisional tax instalments)
208Section 125 amended (Certain rights of objection not conferred)
209Section 138E amended (Certain rights of challenge not conferred)
210Section 138P amended (Powers of hearing authority)
211Section 139A amended (Late filing penalty for certain returns)
212Section 139AA amended (Non-electronic filing penalty)
213Section 139B amended (Late payment penalty)
214Section 141 amended (Tax shortfalls)
215New section 141EE inserted (Penalty for acquiring or possessing electronic sales suppression tools)
141EEPenalty for acquiring or possessing electronic sales suppression tools
216Section 141FB amended (Reduction of penalties for previous behaviour)
217New section 141GB inserted (Reduction of electronic sales suppression penalties)
141GBReduction of electronic sales suppression penalties
218Section 142B amended (Due date for shortfall penalties)
219Section 143 amended (Absolute liability offences)
220Section 143A amended (Knowledge offences)
221New sections 143BB and 143BC inserted
143BBManufacturing or supplying electronic sales suppression tools
143BCAcquiring or possessing electronic sales suppression tools
222Section 143D amended (Offences related to disclosure of certain information by persons other than revenue officers)
223Section 157A amended (Application of Parts 7 and 9 to defaulters)
224Section 173K amended (Application)
225Section 183ABA amended (Remission in circumstances of emergency event)
226Section 183ABAB amended (Remission of interest for taxpayers affected by COVID-19: general rules)
227Section 183ABAC amended (Remission of interest on terminal tax for 2020–21 tax year for provisional taxpayers affected by COVID-19)
228Section 183C amended (Cancellation of interest)
229Section 225 amended (Regulations)
230Section 225AA repealed (Regulations: co-operative dairy and marketing companies)
231Schedule 7 amended (Disclosure rules)
232Schedule 8 amended (Reporting of income information by individuals and treatment of certain amounts)
233Amendments to Child Support Act 1991
234Section 40AA amended (Interpretation for purposes of sections 40 to 45)
235Section 40 amended (Estimated income)
236Section 44 amended (End-of-year reconciliation)
237Section 81A replaced (Amendments of assessments arising from living circumstances existing at time initial assessment made)
81AAmendments of assessments arising from living circumstances existing at time when assessment begins
238Section 87A amended (Four-year time bar for amendment of certain assessments)
239Section 88 amended (Notice of assessment of formula assessment of child support)
240Section 89H amended (Applications for exemptions under this subpart)
241Section 152B amended (Offsetting child support payments)
242Section 180D amended (Sections 180B and 180C to cover child support penalties)
243Schedule 1 amended (Application, transitional, and savings provisions relating to amendments to Act made on or after 1 April 2015)
244Schedule 3 amended (Expenditure on children)
245Amendments to KiwiSaver Act 2006
246Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
247Section 59A amended (When this subpart applies)
248Section 59B amended (Initial back-dated validation)
249Section 59C amended (Confirmed back-dated validation)
250Section 59D amended (No confirmed back-dated validation)
251Section 73 amended (Certain unremitted deductions and employer contributions entered in and paid out of holding account)
252Section 78 amended (Treatment of certain unremitted deductions and employer contributions in holding account)
253Section 80 amended (Refund by Commissioner of amounts paid in excess of required amount of deduction or if employee opts out)
254Section 81 amended (Refund by provider of amounts paid in excess of required amount of contribution or if member opts out)
255Section 81B amended (Residual refunds)
256Section 83 amended (Unclaimed money held by Commissioner)
257Section 85 amended (Time when deductions and employer contributions treated as received for interest purposes)
258New cross-heading and section 91B inserted
91BTime bar for refunding contributions
259Section 100 amended (Refunds of employer contribution by Commissioner if employee opts out)
260Section 101 amended (Refunds of employer contribution by provider)
261Section 101AA amended (What Commissioner must do with employer contribution refunded by provider)
262Section 114 amended (Refunds if employee loses, etc, savings suspension notice)
263Schedule 1 amended (KiwiSaver scheme rules)
264Amendments to Student Loan Scheme Act 2011
265Section 211 amended (Meaning of notify)
266Section 212 amended (Meaning of notify a person in writing)
267Amendments to Unclaimed Money Act 1971
268Amendments to Taxation (KiwiSaver, Student Loans, and Remedial Matters) Act 2020
269Amendment to Child Support Amendment Act 2021
270Co-operative Dairy Companies Income Tax Regulations 1955 revoked
271Cooperative Milk Marketing Companies Income Tax Regulations 1960 revoked
272Cooperative Pig Marketing Companies Income Tax Regulations 1964 revoked
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