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Residential ties under closer IRD scrutiny

Residential ties under closer IRD scrutiny

The Inland Revenue Department is becoming more active in monitoring when people leave New Zealand but maintain ties with this country, Deloitte Dunedin associate tax director Phil Stevenson says.

Chance for IRD to source IT work

There is plenty of scope for Inland Revenue to use Dunedin technology talent as it develops its new fit-for-purpose tax system, Deloitte Dunedin taxation partner Peter Truman says.

Changes to IRD queried

Changes to IRD queried

Inland Revenue needed to look at how technology could help taxpayers deal efficiently with the department rather than using technology to take the cost out of the Government's administration, Deloitte Dunedin tax partner Peter Truman said yesterday.

IRD phone system 'abomination'

IRD phone system 'abomination'

One of New Zealand's leading tax practitioners has called the Inland Revenue Department's phone system a ''complete abomination'' and is calling for a return of face-to-face consultation time with IRD staff.

IRD's belated apology

IRD's belated apology

A Milton woman says she has received an apology from the Inland Revenue Department after claims it ignored her pleas that her name and IRD number were being used fraudulently by a Christchurch business for almost a year.

Serious privacy concerns

Serious privacy concerns

Deloitte Dunedin tax partner Peter Truman yesterday raised concerns about the potential sharing between government agencies of information gathered by Inland Revenue.

Taxing questions for IRD

Tax is one of the certainties of life, but recent suggestions from Government ministers has caused some people to wonder what will be next.

IRD has 'list of taxpayers as targets'

IRD has 'list of taxpayers as targets'

Tax professionals are urging vigilance from their clients as the financial year draws to a close and the feeling the Inland Revenue Department has the momentum of recent court decisions on its side.

IRD continues tax case winning streak

The Inland Revenue Department has continued its winning streak against taxpayers on avoidance grounds, Deloitte Dunedin tax partner Peter Truman says.

IRD's U-turn draws criticism

Inland Revenue is being accused of making a policy U-turn that runs the risk of undermining the integrity of the tax system, eroding voluntary compliance and reducing business confidence in the tax department.

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