6A Commissioner’s duty of care and management
Care and management


The Commissioner is charged with the care and management of the taxes covered by the Inland Revenue Acts and with such other functions as may be conferred on the Commissioner.

Highest net revenue practicable within the law


In collecting the taxes committed to the Commissioner’s charge, and despite anything in the Inland Revenue Acts, it is the duty of the Commissioner to collect over time the highest net revenue that is practicable within the law having regard to—


the resources available to the Commissioner; and


the importance of promoting compliance, especially voluntary compliance, by all persons with the Inland Revenue Acts; and


the compliance costs incurred by persons.

Section 6A: replaced, on 26 June 2019, by section 85 of the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2019–20, GST Offshore Supplier Registration, and Remedial Matters) Act 2019 (2019 No 33).