TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953

PART III - PROSECUTIONS AND OFFENCES  

Note:

Subsection 2(2) specifies laws that are not taxation laws for the purposes of this Part.

Division 2 - Offences  

Subdivision B - Offences relating to statements, records and certain other Acts  

SECTION 8U   8U   FALSIFYING OR CONCEALING IDENTITY WITH INTENTION OF DECEIVING OR MISLEADING ETC.  


A person who:


(a) engages in conduct that results in the falsification or concealing of the identity of, or the address or location of a place of residence or business of, the person or another person; or


(b) does or omits to do any act or thing the doing or omission of which facilitates the falsification or concealment of the identity of, or the address or location of a place of residence or business of, the person or another person;

with any of the following intentions, namely:


(c) deceiving or misleading the Commissioner or a particular taxation officer;


(d) hindering or obstructing the Commissioner or a particular taxation officer (otherwise than in the investigation of a taxation offence);


(e) hindering or obstructing the investigation of a taxation offence;


(f) hindering, obstructing or defeating the administration, execution or enforcement of a taxation law; or


(g) defeating the purposes of a taxation law;

(whether or not the person had any other intention) commits an offence.


 

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