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Inland Revenue

Tax Policy

PUBLISHED 3 December 2002

Submissions on "GST and financial services" close this week

The closing date for submissions on the government discussion document "GST and financial services" is 6 December. Released on 8 October, the discussion document outlines proposed changes to the GST treatment of financial services. The main proposal is to broaden the ambit of GST to include business-to-business supplies of financial services, zero-rating them rather exempting them. For more information, see "Making a submission".

Making a submission on "GST and financial services"

Please note that submissions may be the subject of a request under the Official Information Act 1982. The withholding of particular submissions on the grounds of privacy, or for any other reason, will be determined in accordance with that Act. If you consider that there is any part of your submission that could be properly withheld under the Act, please indicate this clearly in your submission.

Submissions may be made in electronic form to [email protected].

Please put "GST and Financial Services" in the subject line for electronic submissions.

Alternatively, submissions may be addressed to:

GST and Financial Services
C/- General Manager
Policy Advice Division
Inland Revenue Department
PO Box 2198

Submissions should be made by 6 December 2002 and should contain a brief summary of the main points and recommendations. Submissions received by the due date will be acknowledged.