Under information sharing regulations, Inland Revenue must report annually, for this approved information sharing agreement, on actions taken during the financial year.
In July 2021, the operation of this approved information sharing agreement was reviewed. It assessed the adequacy of controls in place to ensure compliance with section 11 of the most current Approved Information Sharing Agreement (AISA). The review confirmed that we are operating in accordance with the terms and conditions of the current AISA and the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
|Financial year ending 30 June 2020||Financial year ending 30 June 2021|
|Contact records received from DIA||486,165||99,049|
Contact records not matched to a corresponding Inland Revenue record for overseas-based:
|Contact records matched to corresponding Inland Revenue records for overseas-based:|
|Child support debtors||1,406||23|
|Child support non-debtors who do not appear to have up to date contact information||428||381|
|Student loan defaulters||9,154||3,027|
|Student loan non-debtors who do not appear to have up to date contact information||3,412||493|
|Ongoing programme operating costs1||1,728||1,728|
|Individuals successfully contacted2 using contact records matched to overseas-based:|
|Child support debtors||79 (6%)||0 (0%)|
|Child support non-debtors who do not appear to have up to date contact information||34 (8%)||5 (1.3%)|
|Student loan defaulters||688 (8%)||37 (1.2%)|
|Student loan non-debtors who do not appear to have up to date contact information||544 (16%)||10 (2%)|
|Payments received from individuals as a result of successful contact with overseas-based:|
|Child support debtors||108 ($21,423)||0 ($0)|
|Student loan defaulters||1,159 ($626,526)||16 ($1,336)|
|Percentage of overseas-based individuals who have addressed3 their debt as a result of being successfully contacted by Inland Revenue:|
|Child support debtors||0.7% (10 individuals)||0% (0 individuals)|
|Student loan defaulters||4.4% (401 individuals)||0% (12 individuals)|
1 Approximate annual incidental administrative charge.
2 From 3,924 matches, we have made attempts to contact 152 individuals and 52 have passed our identity verification process.
3 Individual no longer has payments overdue or has made a payment arrangement with us.