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New Zealand: Post-election tax policy

New Zealand: Post-election tax policy

New Zealand has a new government, led by the Labour Party with New Zealand First and the Green Party as support partners.


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The new government has put forward an ambitious agenda, including tax policy positions (or expected positions). There will be much interest in the Tax Working Group (expected to be set up by December 2017), as well as the progress of other tax policy changes in Labour’s election manifesto—in particular, the new government’s tax policy priorities vis-à-vis the previous government’s base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) changes and Inland Revenue’s ongoing business transformation plan.


Read an October 2017 report [PDF 161 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in New Zealand

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