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DateTitle and description
28 August 2017 Trucker sentenced to 2 years in jail for not paying tax for years
  A Hamilton trucking operator has been sentenced to two years in prison for failing to pay a single cent of tax for more than 10 years.
18 July 2017 Retailer given 7½ months’ home detention for hiding $1m in cash sales
  A Gisborne retailer who hid more than $1 million in cash sales from his accountant to avoid paying tax has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half months’ home detention.
19 July 2017 IR staff helping shape new department
  Inland Revenue staff throughout New Zealand were told today how their submissions on proposals to re-shape the department have influenced the final outcome.
16 June 2017 Auckland tax fraudster gets 32 months’ jail
  A company director whose labour hire business supplied workers for major Auckland transport projects has been sentenced to nearly three years’ jail for tax evasion.
9 May 2017 Inland Revenue begins consultation on new structure
  Inland Revenue begins consultation on new structure
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