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Home detention for tax offending

An Auckland man has been sentenced to 11 months home detention on various charges including tax offending.

Anthony David Hudson appeared in the Manukau District Court on June 20 for sentencing on charges that he aided and abetted Timber Floors Ltd and Auckland Renovation and Reclads Ltd in failing to pay PAYE, employer superannuation contribution tax, student loan employer deductions, KiwiSaver employer contributions and KiwiSaver employee contributions between November 2013 and September 2014.

At the same time, he was sentenced to charges laid by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

In addition to the 11 months home detention, Hudson was ordered to pay $265 in reparation for the MBIE loss He does not have enough funds to pay the Inland Revenue debt of $244,519.60.

Hudson was responsible for making sure the companies paid the employees’ deductions to Inland Revenue. He was aware PAYE was outstanding, knew it had to be paid but failed to do so.

Last updated: 02 Jul 2023
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