Appleby wants confidentiality rules in 2011 Finance Bill changed

The state's corporate enforcer has clashed with the government over access to confidential taxpayer information.

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Ian Kehoe

9th June, 2012
Paul Appleby.

The state's corporate enforcer has clashed with the government over access to confidential taxpayer information, claiming that new confidentiality rules are affecting its investigations.

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) has lodged a formal submission with the government on the issue, asking for the "legislative weakness" to be resolved quickly.

The ODCE said it was "regrettably unaware" of the new confidentiality legislation prior to its enactment. Its submission is being examined by...

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