Sovereign citizens

R S Bicknell made this Official Information request to Inland Revenue Department

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From: R S Bicknell

Dear Inland Revenue Department,

How many individuals in 2020 attempted to avoid taxation by claiming they were 'sovereign citizens' (e.g. and that the IRD lacked authority to level tax? Please consider this to be an OIA request.

Yours faithfully,

Roger Bicknell

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Dear Roger Bicknell

Thank you for your request for information under the Official Information
Act received on 2021-11-10.

Please find attached the response to your request.

Please find attached Inland Revenue’s response to your Official
Information Act request of 12 October 2021.

Kind regards
Governance and Ministerial Services | Inland Revenue - Te Tari Taake

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