All posts tagged "Inland Revenue"

  • Former property developer sentenced for serial tax evasion

    A Wellington-based former property developer has been sentenced to 12 months home detention, 275 hours of community work and ordered to pay $25,000 after earlier pleading guilty to 28 charges of tax evasion involving just over $979,000....

    • Posted October 1, 2013
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  • Businessman sent to jail for his role in aggressive tax evasion case

    Inland Revenue says that the sentencing of Paul William O’Connor to three years and six months in prison for his part in an aggressive tax evasion scheme in the Wellington High Court today sends another clear message...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Fraudulent GST claims leads to jail for company director

    An Auckland-based company director has been sentenced to prison for six months in the Auckland District Court today after he was earlier found guilty on two charges of aiding and abetting two companies claim tax refunds to...

    • Posted September 12, 2013
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  • Serial tax cheat gets home detention, community work

    The sentencing of a former restaurant and supermarket owner on a total of 87 charges in the Wellington District Court today is another warning that Inland Revenue is working hard to catch tax cheats. Zhenhong Fang was...

    • Posted September 2, 2013
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  • Inland Revenue welcomes court decision in complex tax evasion case

    Inland Revenue has welcomed the conviction of three businessmen in the Wellington High Court today involved in complicated and determined tax evasion schemes. Group Tax Counsel, Graham Tubb, said those involved used offshore bank accounts, false invoices...

    • Posted July 26, 2013
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  • Tax Evasion results in community service

    A Hamilton man has been sentenced to 280 hours community service after admitting a charge of tax evasion. Drew William Cocker was sentenced today in the Hamilton District Court after earlier being found guilty of one charge...

    • Posted May 17, 2013
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  • Woman jailed for fraud and corruption

    A Hamilton woman has been jailed for two years and five months after earlier admitting charges of corruption and tax fraud. Anita Gail O’Connor, a former Inland Revenue staff member, was sentenced at the Hamilton District Court...

    • Posted February 7, 2013
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  • Extradited accountant jailed for tax fraud

    A Canterbury-based accountant extradited from Australia has been sentenced to three years and three months in prison after earlier pleading guilty to tax evasion, tax fraud and theft involving over $500,000. Grant Perry McGowan was sentenced today...

    • Posted February 5, 2013
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  • Accountants jailed in tax case appeal

    The two Wellington accountants who were last year handed the longest jail terms in a New Zealand tax case are appealing their convictions, claiming Inland Revenue trained their clients in evidence against them. David Ingram Rowley and...

    • Posted January 8, 2013
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  • D-Day for Hawkes Bay banker Sam Kelt

    Controversial Hawkes Bay businessman Sam Kelt, or more precisely his lawyers, were back in court yesterday - twice - as the Inland Revenue Department and family members kept up the pressure on him. In the morning the...

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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