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Inland Revenue walks the talk on payday filing

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 10:08 am | Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue has become the country’s first big employer to adopt payday filing ahead of it being mandatory on 1 April next year. More >>

The biggest tax changes in a generation

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:29 am | Inland Revenue Department

Today Inland Revenue kicks off a major public information campaign to tell New Zealanders what the biggest changes to the tax system in a generation will mean for them. More >>

Tax evading tradie gets home detention

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 10:45 am | Inland Revenue Department

A plasterer and seller of health food supplements who aligned himself with anti-tax movements has been given home detention for tax evasion. More >>

Electronic payments the way of the future

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 10:17 am | Inland Revenue Department

The days of being able to pay your tax bill with a post-dated cheque are coming to an end as Inland Revenue moves with its customers, away from cheques towards electronic payments. More >>

Let’s bust the myth about robot tax investigators

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 12:52 pm | Inland Revenue Department

The use of automated algorithms is disrupting industries across the world and tax administration is certainly no exception. More >>

Auckland house painter sent to jail for tax evasion

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 4:22 pm | Inland Revenue Department

An Auckland house painter, Rangi Ngawai Kake, has been sent to prison for more than two years for evading half a million dollars in taxes. More >>

Student loan borrowers starting to get on top of their debt

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 2:39 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Student loan borrowers based overseas are showing a greater commitment to paying off their debt, latest figures reveal. More >>

Inland Revenue firmly focussed on bright-line – Richard Owen

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:23 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Any suggestion that Inland Revenue has taken its eye off the ball when it comes to property investors is thoroughly misleading. More >>

Oxfam report on multinational drug companies misleading

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 5:08 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Oxfam report on the tax affairs of multinational drug companies labelled misleading by Inland Revenue More >>

Be ready to shift to payday filing

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 4:08 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Be ready to shift to payday filing The time is now for New Zealand employers to get ready to shift to payday filing. More >>

Threats of self-harm in calls to IRD on downward trend

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 1:03 pm | Inland Revenue Department

The number of people threatening self-harm in phone calls to Inland Revenue (IR) has trended down consistently over the last three years, says IR’s deputy commissioner, corporate integrity and assurance, Mary Craig. More >>

Mortgage broker sent to prison for evading income tax

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:47 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Convicted fraudster David Simon Barton is heading back to jail for evading income tax over 10 years. More >>

Christchurch restaurateur gets home D for tax evasion

Friday, 6 July 2018, 2:20 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Christchurch restaurateur Jonathon Charles Schwass has been given six months’ home detention for not passing on more than $250,000 of his employees’ tax deductions. More >>

Leniency to be applied on GST late filing penalties

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 12:30 pm | Inland Revenue Department

“Problems with Inland Revenue’s GST processing system over the past couple of weeks have been largely resolved. More >>

GST system problem identified

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 11:07 am | Inland Revenue Department

Problems with Inland Revenue’s GST processing system, we now believe are resolved, were tracked down to a network load rebalancer at IR’s telecommunications provider. More >>

IRD: shifting your business to accounting software

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:19 pm | Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue’s Richard Owen: shifting your business to accounting software may be easier than you think More >>

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 >>



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