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Inland Revenue

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PUBLISHED 29 March 2012

UOMI rates to change

Revenue Minister Peter Dunne has announced that use-of-money-interest rates will change from 8 May 2012. For more information see the media statement.

Hon Peter Dunne
Minister of Revenue

Media statement

Use-of-money interest rates change

Use-of-money interest rates on underpaid and overpaid tax have been changed in line with market rates on which they are based, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today.

"The rate charged by Inland Revenue on underpaid tax will fall from 8.89% to 8.40%, and the rate for overpaid tax will fall from 2.18% to 1.75%, from 8 May 2012," Mr Dunne said.

Use-of-money interest rates are reviewed regularly to reflect current market interest rates.

The new rates were approved by Order in Council on Monday 26 March.


Hayden Cox
Ministerial Advisor to Hon Peter Dunne
Minister of Revenue
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