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New Zealand Tax Agency Clarifies GST Rules for Transitional Housing Properties

  • New Zealand Tax Agency issued Public Rulings on GST for Transitional Housing Properties
  • Rulings clarify GST treatment of supplies of properties for use in Transitional Housing Program
  • Rulings specify types of properties used for transitional housing purposes
  • Rulings establish scope of commercial dwellings exempt from GST
  • Rulings provide definitions, examples, and procedure to determine exemptions from GST
  • Rulings clarify how GST applies to transitional housing properties, with examples
  • Effective through June 6, 2027, for organizations with Transitional Housing Services Agreement with HUD on or after July 1, 2023.


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