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Tax evading Hamilton tradie gets nine months’ home detention

Monday, 7 May 2018, 2:42 pm | Inland Revenue Department

An anonymous tip-off has led to a Hamilton tradesman being sentenced to nine months’ home detention for not paying nearly $240,000 in tax. More >>

IRD: Some share sales may constitute dividend avoidance

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 1:54 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue has issued a Revenue Alert, RA 18/01, advising that some share sales to related entities may be considered tax avoidance in the form of dividend stripping. More >>

IR takes AIM at provisional tax

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 1:08 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue is urging businesses with annual turnover under $5 million to talk with their accounting software provider or tax agent about a new option that allows them to pay provisional tax only when they are making a profit. More >>

250 seminars nation-wide preview latest myIR upgrade

Monday, 12 February 2018, 12:10 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Tax agents and business people around the country are snapping up opportunities to learn about improvements to Inland Revenue’s online services. More >>

If you reckon cash jobs don’t leave a trail, think again

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 2:25 pm | Inland Revenue Department

The main message in the latest marketing campaign to target tax crime in the building sector has raised a few eyebrows. More >>

Statement on Paradise Papers

Monday, 6 November 2017, 11:40 am | Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue is aware of the release of papers related to the Bermudan law firm Appleby and is working closely with relevant agencies and our international treaty partners. More >>

Businessman gets 25 months' jail for failing to pay PAYE

Friday, 3 November 2017, 3:32 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Christchurch businessman gets 25 months' jail for failing to pay PAYE POSTED 03 NOVEMBER 2017 More >>

Construction Boss Gets 14 Months’ Jail for Tax Evasion

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:59 am | Inland Revenue Department

A Christchurch company director has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for misappropriating nearly $370,000 in tax deductions from his employees’ wages. More >>

Charities’ Funding Allocation Rules under Consideration

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:46 am | Inland Revenue Department

Feedback is being sought from the not-for-profit sector as Inland Revenue considers the rules over who can operate as a donee organisation in New Zealand. More >>

Ditch the paper and file GST online

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 2:53 pm | Inland Revenue Department

People still filing their GST on paper are being encouraged to join the thousands of others who have taken the task online. More >>

Cash jobs leave a trail - new IR campaign launching

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:19 am | Inland Revenue Department

Tradies are being reminded that every undeclared cash job leaves a trail in a hard-hitting campaign from Inland Revenue. More >>

Inland Revenue Media Statement

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 11:30 am | Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue won’t be using information from psychometric assessments in current selection processes until a decision on their use by the Employment Court, says Chief People Office Mark Daldorf. More >>

IR completes investigation into leak allegation

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 10:08 am | Inland Revenue Department

Following information regarding Mr Winston Peters’ National Superannuation payments entering the public arena, Inland Revenue (IR) carried out an investigation to determine whether an IR staff member was the source of the information. The allegation that ... More >>

Tauranga woman jailed for elaborate tax fraud

Monday, 4 September 2017, 4:22 pm | Inland Revenue Department

A Tauranga woman who created an elaborate scheme to defraud taxpayers of nearly $3 million has been sentenced to prison for three years and seven months. More >>

Statement from Inland Revenue

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10:14 am | Inland Revenue Department

The acting Commissioner of Inland Revenue, Cath Atkins, has confirmed that Inland Revenue is looking into an allegation that information pertaining to Winston Peters’ superannuation had been leaked from Inland Revenue. More >>

Trucker sentenced to 2 years in jail for not paying tax

Monday, 28 August 2017, 3:07 pm | Inland Revenue Department

A Hamilton trucking operator has been sentenced to two years in prison for failing to pay a single cent of tax for more than 10 years. More >>

Inland Revenue issues urgent email scam warning

Friday, 25 August 2017, 3:14 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue issues urgent email scam warning Inland Revenue is warning people about a particularly sophisticated email tax scam circulating today. We have had around 120 calls in the last 12 hours about this and we are keen to prevent people ... More >>

IR staff helping shape new department

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 2:57 pm | Inland Revenue Department

IR staff helping shape new department 19 July 2017 Inland Revenue staff throughout New Zealand were told today how their submissions on proposals to re-shape the department have influenced the final outcome. Feedback from the consultation has driven a number ... More >>

Inland Revenue Contact Centre and Office Closures Today

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:21 am | Inland Revenue Department

19 July 2017 - Inland Revenue is closing some services today so that all of its staff can hear about changes to the organisation. More >>

Retailer given home detention for hiding $1m in cash sales

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 12:04 pm | Inland Revenue Department

A Gisborne retailer who hid more than $1 million in cash sales from his accountant to avoid paying tax has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half months’ home detention. More >>



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