Tax - Tax agents by location 2008–2017

Inland Revenue

Definitions

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.

Definitions of terms used in IRD datasets can be found at https://www.ird.govt.nz/aboutir/external-stats/tax-statistics-definitions.html

Data calculation/treatment

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

Inland Revenue

Dataset name

Tax Statistics: Number of tax agents by geographic area 2017

Webpage:

https://www.ird.govt.nz/aboutir/external-stats/tax-agents/agents-by-geo-area/

How to find the data

At URL provided, download the Excel data for 'Number of tax agents by geographic area 2008 to 2017'.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Tax Statistics: Number of tax agents by geographic area 2017

From the dataset Tax Statistics: Number of tax agents by geographic area 2017, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Agents by location
  • Range: B4:K30
  • Provided: 220 data points

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.