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Vol 20 No 11
01 Feb 2009

TIB - February 2009

New legislation

  • Orders in Council
    • Minimum family tax credit amount increased
    • Student loan scheme repayment threshold for the 2009–10 tax year

Legal decisions – case notes

  • Demand is not of substantial assistance in determining whether money is payable under the Unclaimed Money Act 1971: Westpac Banking Corporation, Bank of New Zealand and ANZ National Bank Limited v CIR
  • Procedural irregularities in tax assessments: JD & CE Henson Partnership & Ors v Commissioner of Inland Revenue

Standard practice statement

  • SPS 08/04: Elections to change a balance date

Questions we’ve been asked

  • Qb 08/04: Income Tax Act 2007: Research and development credits (subpart lh) – tax avoidance (section bg 1)