Tax Administration Amendment Act 2015

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4 Section 3 amended (Interpretation)

(1)

This section amends section 3(1).

(2)

Insert, in its appropriate alphabetical order:

bank account means, for a person, the identifying number of an account—

(a)

that the person holds with a registered bank, or with a licensed NBDT as defined in section 4 of the Non-bank Deposit Takers Act 2013; and

(b)

for which the relevant reporting entity, under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (the Act), has obtained identity information and completed verification of identity in accordance with the Act, if customer due diligence is required under that Act for the person

(3)

Insert, in their appropriate alphabetical order:

offshore person means,—

(a)

for an individual,—

(i)

a New Zealand citizen who is outside New Zealand and has not been in New Zealand within the last 3 years:

(ii)

a person who holds a residence class visa granted under the Immigration Act 2009, and who is outside New Zealand and has not been in New Zealand within the last 12 months:

(iii)

a person who is not a New Zealand citizen and who does not hold a residence class visa granted under the Immigration Act 2009:

(b)

for a body corporate or an unincorporated body of persons, including a trust or a unit trust, a person who would be an overseas person under section 7(2)(b) to (f) of the Overseas Investment Act 2005, treating references to an overseas person or persons in that section as including a person or persons described in paragraph (a) of this definition

tax file number means an identification number that the Commissioner allocates to a person