OS 19/03 (CPI 2021)
Issued
21 May 2021

2021 CPI adjustment to Operational Statement OS 19/03: Square metre rate for the dual use of premises

This update to OS 19/03 shows the annual adjustment to the square metre rate for the dual use of premises.

Tax Information Bulletin Vol 33 No 6 - July 2021

In accordance with Section DB 18AA of the Income Tax Act 2007, the Commissioner advises that the square metre rate for the 2021 income year (1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021) is set at $44.75. The amount reflects the June 2019 Household Economic Survey utility costs information sourced from Statistics New Zealand and the annual movement of the Consumers Price Index for the twelve months to March 2020 and 2021, which showed an increase of 2.5% and 1.5% respectively. 

Operational Statement OS 19/03: Square metre rate for the dual use of premises provides further information on the use of the square metre rate.