Hon Michael Woodhouse

List MP based in Dunedin

In the National-led Government, List MP Michael Woodhouse is Minister of Immigration, Minister of Revenue, and Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety.

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Budget 2016 invests $503 million of new operating funding over the next four years and $354 million of new capital funding for Inland Revenue’s new tax administration system, Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse says.
Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse says the recent signing of the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on the Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports will help ensure large multinationals pay their fair share of tax by providing for increased sharing of information between revenue authorities.
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse have welcomed the passing of a Bill which will help Inland Revenue contact more student loan borrowers in Australia.
Cross-border purchases by New Zealand residents of services and other intangibles such as music bought through offshore providers will be subject to GST from 1 October 2016, following the passing of the Taxation (Residential Land Withholding Tax, GST on Online Services and Student Loans) Bill in Parliament today, Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse
The Government remains committed to tackling tax evasion and avoidance by ensuring that our tax rules are open and transparent, Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse says. “New Zealand has an extensive network of tax treaties and information exchange agreements, which are at the heart of a transparent tax system,” Mr Woodhouse says.
A wide-ranging tax Bill introduced today proposes technical changes to improve, strengthen and update our tax rules so they continue to work well for taxpayers, says Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse.