Inland Revenue (IR) expects that next year, about 750,000 tax refunds will be automatically generated for wage and salary earners who don’t usually apply to get their tax back.
A sophisticated email scam is doing the rounds using Inland Revenue branding to trick people into giving up their credit card details.
A new tax bill introduced to Parliament will mean automatic tax refunds for around 750,000 New Zealanders.
An Auckland accountant who filed false income tax and GST returns on behalf of himself and several fictitious companies has been sentenced to 11 months home detention.
Palmerston North man Cameron Jesse King has been sentenced to 22 months in prison for filing multiple false tax refund claims in the names of other people.
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.
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.
The Government is proposing to make tax simpler for individuals, with people whose only income is from a salary, wages or investments no longer being required to file tax returns...
A self-employed Auckland accountant has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison after receiving nearly $500,000 in tax refunds based on fraudulent claims.
A Christchurch solo parent will serve five months’ home detention for making false tax refund claims for 10 other taxpayers and pocketing the money.