Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Goods) Levy changes from 1 January 2018 28/09/2017

​​New levy rates and additional goods will apply to the Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Goods) Levy on 1 January 2018.

The Climate Change (Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levies) Amendment Regulations 2017 (Schedule 2) provide for the levy rate changes and expansion of the Levy to some new goods and gases.

The 2018 levy rates have increased substantially from the 2017 rates. Further information can be obtained at http://www.mfe.govt.nz/climate-change/reducing-greenhouse-gas-emissions/new-zealand-emissions-trading-scheme/legislative-10

A table comparing the new levy rates and goods to the old levy rates and goods can be found here.

Fact Sheet 47 [Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Goods) Levy], provides background information on the levy.  

This page was last updated on: Thursday, 28 September 2017 .

Important notices & updates - Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Goods) Levy changes from 1 January 2018