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Inland Revenue

Tax Policy

Bill progress
As at 25 May 2022
Introduced 19 May 2022
Enacted 24 May 2022

Stage Enacted

New Zealand legislationParliament information on the Bill

The Taxation (Cost of Living Payments) Bill

The proposed measure in the Bill are in relation to the Cost of Living Payments Scheme, which is aimed at providing financial support to eligible low- to middle-income individuals facing increased cost-of-living pressures.


Stage before Parliament




19 May 2022

First reading

19 May 2022

Second reading

19 May 2022

Committee of the whole House 

19 May 2022

Third reading

19 May 2022


24 May 2022