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Name of agreement Transfer Pricing
Agency data share is with Customs NZ
MoU title MoU relating to confirmation of transfer pricing arrangements
Agency using the data Customs NZ
Purpose To provide a framework for Customs to consult with Inland Revenue where importers have applied to Customs to use provisional valuations on their import declarations and claim they have a transfer pricing arrangement with Inland Revenue
Data exchange Customs supplies to IR:
  • Importer name
  • Date application received
  • Date requested from IR
  • Contact details of Customs file holder
  • Customs' opinions and questions for Inland Revenue
IR supplies to Customs:
  • Advice on the application and reasoning
Legal authority Schedule 7, part C,clause 25 Tax Administraion Act 1994
Name of agreement Customs - Inland Revenue Child Support Information Match
Agency data share is with Customs NZ
IMA title Customs - Inland Revenue Child Support Information Match (as varied to cover student loans)
Agency using the data Inland Revenue
Purpose
  • Locate parents in serious default of their child support liabilities who leave for, or return from, overseas so that Inland Revenue can take steps to recover the outstanding debt.
  • Locate overseas based borrowers in serious default of their student loan repayment obligations who leave for or return from overseas so that Inland Revenue can take steps to recover the outstanding debt.
Data exchanged For child support, Inland Revenue provides Customs with the:
  • full name
  • date of birth, and
  • IRD number
  • of parents in serious default of their child support liabilities.
For high value debtors, Customs provide Inland Revenue with the person's arrival card information including the:
  • full name
  • date of birth
  • date and time and direction of travel (arrival or departure)
  • New Zealand port, and
  • prime overseas port (last port of call for arrivals and first port of call for departures).
For student loans, Inland Revenue provides Customs with a:
  • borrower's name, or any other name by which they are known
  • their date of birth, and
  • tax file number.
Customs provides Inland Revenue with the same type of information that it provides in relation to child support customers, as specified above.
Legal Authority Schedule 7, part A, clause 9 (b) Tax Administration Act ss280H and 280K Customs and Excise Act s208(1)(c)Student Loan Scheme Act.
Name of agreement Information sharing for revenue collection purposes
Agency data share is with Customs NZ
MoU title MoU between IR and Customs NZ
Agency using the data Inland Revenue and Customs NZ
Purpose Recognises the complimentary role of both agencies to levy and collect GST and facilitates the performance of their respective roles and to ensure the collection or refund of the correct amount of GST on imported and exported goods.
Data exchange Customs supplies IR with import and export entry information
Legal authority s79 Goods and Services Tax Act 1985
Name of agreement Customs Student Loans Match
Agency data share is with Customs NZ
IMA title Information Matching Agreeement Between Inland Revenue and NZ Customs Service for the Inland Revenue - Customs Student Loan Data Match
Agency using the data Inland Revenue 
Purpose Improve the efficiency of the student loan scheme and help to ensure that only eligible borrowers receive interest-free loans. Ensure that borrowers returning to New Zealand are identified and given their correct entitlements. Reduce or prevent the incidence of incorrectly assessed interest write-offs.
Data exchange

nland Revenue disclose to Customs: Full name, date of birth, and IRD number for student loan borrowers.

When these customers have been matched, Customs provide the full name, date of birth, IRD number and date, time and direction of travel (arrival/departure).

Legal authority s280H Customs and Excise Act 2018
s62A Student Loan Scheme Act 1992 (now s208 of Student Loan Scheme Act 2011)
Agency data share is with Customs NZ
MoU title Accessing passenger arrival and departure information for the purposes of section 280I of the Customs and Excise Act 1996.
Agency using the data Inland Revenue
Purpose Allows Inland Revenue to submit ad hoc queries to supplement its information matching agreement with Customs in relation to student loans.
Data exchange Inland Revenue accesses this Customs Information directly from their systems: Name, DoB, gender, passport number, citizenship, flight number, port details, direction, flight date (scheduled flight).
Legal authority s280 I Customs and Excise Act 1996
s62B Student Loan Scheme Act 1992 (now s209 Student Loan Scheme Act 2011)