Numbers and maths aren't my forte.

I'm also not very good when it comes to doing tax. I contracted for a few years and started up my own business before going back to work fulltime.

I found the whole tax system confusing and sought the help of an expert. But I can see how it would be really easy to get into trouble. Big trouble.

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From 2017 to July 26, 2019, 89 Tauranga and Rotorua companies were taken to the high courts as they collectively owed

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