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This agreement enables MSD and Inland Revenue (IR) to share information for the purposes of:

  • assessing eligibility for, and entitlement to, benefits and subsidies
  • assessing and enforcing obligations related to benefits, subsidies and tax
  • registering new customers or updating customer contact information 
  • modelling and costing new policy proposals
  • testing systems and operational processes to enable subsequent sharing, and
  • statistical analysis and research.
Last updated: 09 May 2023
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