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Understanding attitudes towards business data secrecy

This study is part of Inland Revenue's portfolio of research into the public's views of getting greater value for New Zealanders from the information Inland Revenue holds on behalf of New Zealand citizens. This study explores how business owners' views of information sharing differ depending on whether the information is being shared with government or non-government organisations. We also explored how the type of information being shared and the aim of the information sharing affect these opinions.

The impact on the integrity of the tax system

This study explores the potential impact on the integrity of the tax system of sharing taxpayer information with other government departments to identify, stop or disrupt serious crime.

Information sharing between government agencies - Cultural perspectives: Research discussion paper

This project was conducted to explore the longitudinal differences for Māori and Pasifika peoples towards increased information sharing between government agencies. Participants from the Asian community were also included, as this is the other major non-European cultural group in New Zealand.

The impact on the integrity of the tax system of IR sharing information with other public sector organisations

This report presents the findings of research commissioned by us to gather the views of owners of small and medium businesses. This research is about us sharing information about individual businesses with other government departments and the perceived 'risks' and 'unintended consequences' resulting from this.