Inland Revenue customers in New Zealand using tax agents
By district office location, as at March 2017, thousands
A tax agent is a person who prepares the annual returns of income for ten or more taxpayers and is one of the following:
- a practitioner carrying on a professional public practice
- a person carrying on a business or occupation in which returns of income are prepared
- a Māori Trustee.
A tax agent must be a registered Inland Revenue customer.
Clients of tax agents: may be either individuals or entities.
Definitions of terms used in IRD datasets can be found at https://www.ird.govt.nz/aboutir/external-stats/tax-statistics-definitions.html
Geographical allocation is based on registration with Inland Revenue district offices, not on the customer's address. 'Corporates' offices are for customers not allocated to any specific area.
Data provided by
Tax Statistics: Number of clients of tax agents by geographic area 2017
How to find the data
At URL provided, download the Excel data for 'Number of clients of tax agents by geographic area 2008 to 2017'.
Import & extraction details
File as imported: Tax Statistics: Number of clients of tax agents by geographic area 2017
From the dataset Tax Statistics: Number of clients of tax agents by geographic area 2017, this data was extracted:
- Rows: 4-29
- Columns: 2-11
- Provided: 220 data points
This data forms the table Tax - Clients of agents by location 2008–2017.
Dataset originally released on:
January 05, 2018
Method of collection/Data provider
Tax statistics include only data collected by Inland Revenue.
Some numbers in the tables are rounded, which means the totals are not always consistent with the sums across the corresponding categories.
Tax statistics are dynamic and are continuously updated due to return filing processes. The data is correct as of the date of extraction.