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IRD and MSD information sharing from 31 August

29 August 2017

An information sharing agreement between Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Social Development comes into effect on 31 August 2017.

The new agreement was made under section 81A of the Tax Adminstration Act 1994 and Part 9A of the Privacy Act 1993 in July.

It brings together current information sharing arrangements into one agreement, and enables sharing of information for targeted housing assistance and verifying income for student allowance entitlements.

The agreement commencement date was set by the Privacy (Information Sharing Agreement between Inland Revenue and Ministry of Social Development) Order 2017.

Last updated on the 16th September 2019