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Inland Revenue

Tax Policy

Regulatory impact assessment
Published 8 September 2021

Tax treatment of cryptocurrencies

Regulatory impact assessment prepared by Inland Revenue on 31 May 2021 about excluding cryptoassets from GST and the financial arrangements rules.

The proposal was included in the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2021–22, GST, and Remedial Matters) Bill, introduced into Parliament on 8 September 2021 and enacted on 30 March 2022.