Inland Revenue Department v Karaitiana [2017] NZDC 7361

Published 13 September 2017

Sentencing — tax fraud — tax evasion. The defendant provided false information to the Commissioner of Inland Revenue to obtain refunds for tax payments that the defendant knew she was not entitled to. The offences took place over seven years and were repeated, therefore, no credit could be given for good character. The defendant was sentenced to five months and 14 days' home detention. Judgment Date: 4 April 2017