Donations to charity come under scrutiny

Institutional and individual taxpayers claiming tax credit for ‘dubious donations’ made to charity would get into trouble with the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), under a new alert issued last week. An IRD Revenue Alert warned people not to claim tax credits for so-called donations that ‘are not true gift of their own money.’ Such alerts, issued by the IRD Commissioner…

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Police Campaigns target young New Zealanders

The New Zealand Police has launched an innovative campaign to attract qualified young people to join its force and help in making communities safer and more secure. Although the past few years have witnessed a few people of Indian, Pakistani and Sir Lankan origin successfully becoming commissioned officers, the rise in ethnic population, especially of Sub-Continent and Chinese origin, has…

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