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Inland Revenue

Tax Policy

PUBLISHED 2 February 2005

Use-of-money interest rates to rise

Interest rates on unpaid and overpaid tax will increase from 8 March 2005, to align them with market interest rates. The interest rate on unpaid tax will increase from 11.93% to 13.08%, and the rate on overpaid tax will increase from 4.83% to 5.71%. The new rates, which apply to all revenues and duties, were set by Order in Council today.

For more information see the Order in Council (PDF 76KB).