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Already more than 2 million logins for IRD’s new tax system
Having shutdown its services for seven days for an IT revamp, IRD is now celebrating its digital transformation success.
08 May 2019
IRD completes ‘one of the biggest’ IT projects in state sector
Inland Revenue recently celebrated the success of a massive IT project in its digital transformation journey.
06 May 2019
Think the govt has a big tax refund for you? Think again
Sorry to be the party pooper but it may be time to get your toes in line and cancel that ASOS order you were going to cover with your tax refund.
21 Jul 2018
Inland Revenue: Moving to accounting software will save you time and money
Inland Revenue gets a few raised eyebrows when it promotes accounting software to SMBs, but are definite transformative benefits for tax obligations.
21 Jun 2018
Cryptocurrency investors reminded of tax obligations
The currency is usually encrypted using Blockchain technology that regulates the generation of new units and verifies fund transfers.
09 Apr 2018
IRD to spend over $1 billion on a system that makes it easier for Kiwis to pay tax
The programme is expected to cost between $1.5 and $1.69 billion, with most of the costs coming from purchasing goods and services.
26 Mar 2018
Watch out for a RealMe phishing scam in your inbox
The phishing email states that the user has a private message & they need to access their RealMe account. The web link takes users to a fake website.
08 Mar 2018
Thankyou Payroll says thanks to investors for reaching crowdfunding targets
“We are really excited about growing Thankyou Payroll and the impact we can make financially, socially and environmentally.”
17 May 2017
IRD seeks feedback on software development expenditure for income tax
The IRD is seeking consultation and feedback on how software development expenditure should be classed for income tax purposes.
19 Jul 2016
Phishing scam targeting Kiwi taxpayers
“No reputable tax agent should ever ask for your credit card details to process a refund."
05 Apr 2016
Best tax refund firm revealed in Canstar Blue Awards
Nelson tech firm mytax.co.nz has been named the winner of the Canstar Blue Consumer Satisfaction Award for Personal Tax Agent 2016.
22 Feb 2016
Should the IRD scrap tax estimations?
Inland Revenue is inviting Kiwi business owners to have theirs on provisional tax estimations.
16 Apr 2015
GST goes mobile – and crowdsourced
Inland Revenue has taken GST returns mobile with the launch of myIRmobile app - the result of a crowdsourcing competition.
14 Apr 2015
Dulux takes $15.2 million hit in IRD tax dispute
DuluxGroup, the ASX-listed paint manufacturer, took a $15.
07 Apr 2015
PAYE for NZ businesses proposed in biggest tax shake-up since 1957
The government is floating the idea of businesses paying their tax on a pay-as-you-go (PAYE) basis, like individual taxpayers, in the biggest proposed
31 Mar 2015
IRD happy with business transformation-lead Accenture
The Inland Revenue Department is happy with lead provider Accenture to overhaul its 30-year-old information technology system in a major transformatio
11 Mar 2015
IRD announces lucrative new partnership
The New Zealand Inland Revenue Department is set to complete the first stage of a complete overhaul of operations, and it has chosen Accenture as its
14 Oct 2014
Inland Revenue hunting out software companies
Inland Revenue has set its sights on software companies.
03 Oct 2014
Record number of Kiwis filing tax returns online
"Inland Revenue is successfully responding to changing customer requirements as we continue its transformation into a world-leading, technology-driven
08 Aug 2014
Govt congratulates App4IR winners
"The App is also designed as a one-stop-shop where a customer can access multiple accounts at the same time, which will be of major benefit to small b
30 Apr 2014
Aussie firm takes NZ into the cloud following IRD data sovereignty exemption
"The IRD’s approval to store New Zealand data in Australia is a significant milestone for TechnologyOne..."
23 Apr 2014
IRD gives Reckon green light to store NZ data in Oz
Accounting software provider Reckon has received approval from the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) New Zealand to store taxpayers’ business records of
17 Mar 2014
Mobile tech tax: It’s OK, you can keep enjoying your tablets
Your gadgets float free from the prying eyes of the IRD.
21 Mar 2013
IRD criticised over international hiring
Government criteria for multi-million dollar IT contracts under fire as local firms question their commitment to New Zealand.
15 Jan 2013