Rewrite Advisory Panel disestablished

The Rewrite Advisory panel was disestablished by the Minister of Revenue in late 2014. See the Minister's announcement on 2 December 2014 for more information.

Inland Revenue will still consider any unintended legislative change issues as part of its remedial work programme. You can continue to submit these on the Rewrite Advisory Panel website.

The content from this site and submitting of unintended legislative change issues will move to in early 2016.


Submitting Issues

Potential unintended legislative change issues will come from a variety of sources, including:

  • Inland Revenue
  • taxpayers / agents
  • NZICA or NZLS tax committees
  • any other interested persons.

The Panel wants to ensure submitting issues for its consideration is straightforward. An issue can be submitted in the following ways:

  • by using the online form on the Rewrite Advisory Panel website
  • by posting the attached form to:
        Referrals and Remedials Group
        Policy and Strategy
        Inland Revenue
        PO Box 2198
        Wellington 6140
  • through the Tax Committees of NZICA and NZLS
  • through the websites of NZICA and NZLS
  • by email to

When received, each issue will be registered, and an acknowledgement sent to the submitter.

If a duplicate issue is received, the submitter will be advised that the issue has already been raised and advise the status of the original issue.