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Proposed new rules for GST on low-value imported goods announced

Published: 4th December 2018

Author: Anonymous

Published in: TrialBalance December 2018 Issue 65

In his speech at the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand tax conference, the Minister of Revenue announced proposed new rules for GST on low-value imported goods.

The proposed changes will require offshore suppliers to register, collect, and return New Zealand GST on goods valued at or below $1,000 that are supplied to consumers in New Zealand. A bill amending the GST Act will be introduced this year, with the changes expected to come into effect from 1 October 2019.

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