A long-time bankrupt has been handed down one of the strongest sentences in recent years following an investigation by the Insolvency & Trustee Service and MBIE’s Integrity & Enforcement Team.
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An Auckland accountant has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for seven bankruptcy offences, including hiding assets from the Official Assignee through the use of circular shareholding.
Latest Insolvency and Trustee Services (ITS) statistics show that bankruptcy numbers hit an 18 year low in 2018, due to the introduction of alternate insolvency options.
Wellington debtor Tony Knight has been sentenced for seven offences under the Insolvency Act, including misleading the Official Assignee (OA) and incurring debt while bankrupt.
The Insolvency and Trustee Service will be closed from 3pm on Monday, 24th December 2018 until 8.30am on Thursday, 3rd January 2019.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is investigating complaints made in relation to Gordon Paul Bayne, aka Paul Bayne.
The Insolvency and Trustee Service Annual Statistics and Debtor Profile Report for 2017-18 is now available.
Bankrupt Auckland builder, Li Dong Xie, has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison for multiple breaches of the Insolvency Act.
If you're bankrupt it's your responsibility to file your tax returns but any resulting refund will be paid to the Official Assignee.