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Statement in support of a tax interpretation IR282

(published April 2014)

About this form

This form enables you to explain and support your interpretation or tax position taken in determining the tax payable in your return.

PDF | 53kb | 2 pages

This form can be completed on-screen by typing content directly into the PDF document. Once you have completed the form it is important that you print it out as you will not be able to save the information you enter into the form.

When to use this form

Complete this form if you want to explain and support your tax position taken in determining the tax payable in your return.

Complete a separate form for each tax interpretation you wish to explain.

What you will need

You will need:

  • Your IRD or GST number
  • An overview of the position taken.
  • The basis on which your interpretation is made (such as, case law on the subject, contents of any legal opinions, legal articles and related material, Inland Revenue public statements)
  • Reference to any Inland Revenue public or binding rulings.
  • A calculation, if necessary, to show the position and how it was reached.

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After you finish

Please print and sign the completed for and send to your nearest Inland Revenue Office.

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