RSM New Zealand

Tax investigations

Inland Revenue Department “IRD” risk reviews, Tax Investigations, Tax Audits, unpleasant as they may be, can be a fact of doing business. Tax reviews and investigations can be stressful, time-consuming, not to mention the impact it can have on a business. Here at RSM we provide a range of support services to taxpayers in the tax investigation space such as;

  • Dealing, liaising and corresponding with IRD in relation to tax risk Audits, enquires and tax investigations
  • Finalising agreements in tax investigations
  • Carrying out pre-tax investigation and tax compliance “health-check” reviews for all tax heads
  • Preparation and submission of Voluntary disclosures requesting remission or reduction of penalties
  • Preparation and submission of requests to amend assessments
  • Can liaise with member firms for international support where queries or tax investigations arise in other jurisdictions
  • Advise on the appropriate use of tax pooling to reduce exposure to use of money interest

Video "All about Inland Revenue Audits" courtesy of Inland Revenue (IRD) New Zealand YouTube channel

 

Have you received a letter from IRD requesting information and are not sure as to how best to deal with it? Worried about an impending Audit? Have you realised you have made an error when filing your tax  returns and want to know the best way to rectify it whilst minimizing your exposure to shortfall penalties? We can help.

When dealing with tax reviews or mistakes in a tax position or return, prompt action is the best course to take.

Our tax team have extensive experience in managing and dealing with tax investigations ranging from simple verification queries to full in depth tax audits. If you find yourself in the Audit space or have identified an error in your tax affairs that you want to rectify, talk to us. We can assist with reviewing historical tax positions, preparing submission to IRD and finalising agreements to close an Audit out. If you have a problem don’t ignore it and seek advice as soon as possible.

How can we help you?

Contact us by phone 0800 774 623 or submit your questions, comments, or proposal requests.


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Tax : reminders and important dates

15 January
Provisional tax instalments, student loan interim payments, GST and employers' returns and payments due  more

28 January
GST returns and payments due  more

7 February
Do you have a bill to pay by 7 February?  more

28 February
Provisional tax payments for ratio option customers and GST returns and payments due  more
28 March
GST returns and payments due  more

31 March
Student loan repayments due for overseas-based borrowers more

Final date for ratio option provisional tax applications more

7 April
Did you have a bill to pay by 7 April? more
30 April
Received your tax credit claim form for donations or childcare? more
7 May
Provisional tax instalments, student loan interim payments, GST returns and payments due  more
28 May
GST returns and payments due  more
28 June
Provisional tax payments for ratio option customers and GST returns and payment due more

7 July
Due date for income tax returns more

* If you are with a registered tax agent, this due date is extended to 31 March the following year

28 July
GST returns and payments due  more
28 August
Provisional tax instalments, student loan interim payments, GST returns and payments due  more
28 September
GST returns and payments due  more
30 September
Student loan repayments due for overseas-based borrowers more
28 October
Provisional tax payments for ratio option customers and GST returns and payments due more

28 November
GST returns and payments due  more