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Jail Time for $5 Million Tax Fraud

August 24, 2009 New Zealand Taxation  No comments

Two years and ten month worth of jail time has been sentenced to a Tauranga man responsible for over NZ$5 million in tax fraud.

Ahmad Bakhtiar, a Tauranga based agricultural industry worker, admitted to 64 charges of tax evasion and 22 charges of using falsified documents, in the Tauranga District Court.

Ahmad Bakhitiar evaded $5,185,441 worth of income tax, GST and PAYE throughout the time for which he was investigated. He managed this by establishing new companies which, for a fee, could provide false documentation and invoices for work which was completed by a different company. Ahmad Bakhitiar has been found to have created 14 companies in this manner...

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