GST laggards, wealthy migrants in tax department's sights

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 22 Oct 2015

By Pattrick Smellie Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The tax department is using big data analysis to "reliably predict customers who are highly unlikely to file GST returns on time" and try to help, while its investigators will be singling out "high-income individuals, in particular high-income new immigrants" for special attention in the year ahead. The Inland Revenue Department annual report says "we have changed our processes based on our findings", resulting in "a reduction of more than 98,000 outstanding GST returns during the past year" an...

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