Minister to revisit AML decision for tax agents

Victoria Young
Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Victoria Young
Fri, 15 Jan 2021
The associate minister for justice says the government will revisit a decision on tax rules exposing accountants to anti-money laundering liabilities that the profession opposes.However, while the government will consider additional information – it is warning that might not necessarily mean a change.  Chartered Accountants New Zealand and Australia hired top QC Jack Hodder and filed a High Court judicial review proceeding last year disputing the associate minister’s decision to force anti-money laundering requirements on tax t...

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