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Choose the provisional tax option that’s right for you

Monday, 21 May 2018, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Following the introduction of the new accounting income method (AIM) there are now four options for managing provisional tax, so small businesses can use the one best suited to their particular needs. More >>

Business owners who keep good books sleep easy

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 11:15 am | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Keeping good business records can lead to a good night’s sleep is the main message in Inland Revenue’s latest campaign targeting the hospitality industry. More >>

New Zealand scores highly in OECD tax transparency review

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 2:39 pm | New Zealand Inland Revenue

New Zealand has received the top rating in an international review of tax transparency and exchange of information standards. More >>

Builder jailed for pocketing $1.5m of employees’ tax

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:18 pm | New Zealand Inland Revenue

A businessman involved in the Canterbury rebuild has been sentenced to three years and four months in jail for not paying $1,517,293 of his employee’s tax deductions to Inland Revenue. More >>

Brief IR shutdown for major system upgrades

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 10:48 am | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Inland Revenue’s customer services will be unavailable for just over four days this week as it rolls out the next stage of its programme to transform the tax system. More >>

Cryptocurrency investors reminded of their tax obligations

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 11:31 am | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Cryptocurrencies are treated like property for tax purposes in new Inland Revenue guidance published today. More >>

IRD seeks feedback on guidance for donation tax credits

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 10:55 am | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Schools and parents are being invited to submit feedback on draft guidance for the tax implications of donations and other payments made to schools. More >>

Tradies get jail time for hiding income

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 1:14 pm | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Two tradesmen have been given prison sentences this month for each evading nearly $1 million in tax. More >>

Bogus Accountant Gets 4 Years for $1M in Tax Fraud & Theft

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 12:14 pm | New Zealand Inland Revenue

A South Auckland “tax agent” without any accounting qualifications has been sentenced to four years in prison for tax fraud and theft from his clients. More >>

Auckland Company Becomes First to Have Tax Debt Reported

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 11:21 am | New Zealand Inland Revenue

An Auckland company has become the first entity Inland Revenue has reported to credit agencies over the size of its tax debt. More >>

Builder gets jail for evading more than $500,000 in tax

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:18 am | New Zealand Inland Revenue

26 September 2017 - A South Auckland builder who gambled away more than $560,000 at Sky City casino while paying no tax has been sent to prison for two years 10 months. Rajesh Sami, from Papateotoe, was sentenced in Papakura District Court yesterday ... More >>

IRD Thanks Customers for Their Patience over Phone Delays

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 10:41 am | New Zealand Inland Revenue

8 August 2017 - A large increase in the number of New Zealanders seeking tax refunds this year meant that almost 170,000 calls had to be turned away by Inland Revenue’s contact centre during June. Patrick Crawford, Inland Revenue’s Group Manager Customer ... More >>

Businessman gets jail for evading nearly $400,000 in tax

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Auckland businessman Clive Stephen William Bench was last week sentenced to 19 months in prison for failing to pay $399,827 in GST, income tax and withholding tax. More >>

Inland Revenue to roll out $25 million information system

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 9:27 am | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Inland Revenue has signed a deal with New Zealand company TEAM Asparona to provide the first stage of a new multi-million dollar information knowledge management system. More >>

Prison sentence For Prolific Tax Evader

Friday, 1 August 2014, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Inland Revenue

A prolific tax evader who worked in theft prevention has been sentenced to one year and four months after pleading guilty to failing to provide more than 40 GST and income tax returns totalling more than $73,000. More >>

Inland Revenue Announces Winner For APP4IR Competition

Monday, 28 April 2014, 2:38 pm | New Zealand Inland Revenue

Inland Revenue would like to congratulate Matt Innes and Josh Lee on winning the APP4IR Challenge. More >>


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