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15 February 2024

Second-time tax offender jailed

A Dunedin company director has been jailed after being convicted for a second time for failure to pay PAYE.
15 July 2022
Sharing the secrets of successful business transformation

Inland Revenue (IR) has launched a website making the detail behind its successfully completed $1.5 billion transformation programme available to other agencies and organisations.

More Transformation news
17 May 2023
Income tax assessments coming soon – beware scammers

Inland Revenue is warning customers to be wary of scammers during the 2023 'tax season'.

27 October 2022
Sort student loan repayments before heading overseas
With New Zealand’s borders open again it’s no surprise an estimated tens of thousands of young Kiwis are planning a move overseas. 
More Individuals news
13 December 2022
Tax evasion software prompts stern warning

Inland Revenue has issued a new Revenue Alert warning of severe consequences for anyone who has or uses Electronic Suppression Software Tools (ESST) to try to evade tax.

30 June 2022
Offshore Tax Transparency Compliance Focus

Inland Revenue has released its compliance focus on offshore tax transparency, together with guidance to assist tax agents in complying with the international rules.

More International Tax news
15 February 2024
Second-time tax offender jailed
A Dunedin company director has been jailed after being convicted for a second time for failure to pay PAYE.
30 November 2023
Home detention for COVID tax fraud
A Te Awamutu man has been sentenced to home detention after falsely claiming COVID-19 money meant to help businesses recover after the pandemic. 
01 November 2023
Labour hire business owner jailed

An Auckland man has been jailed for five and a half years on tax fraud charges.

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