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Vector Wins Tax Case

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29 August 2014
Vector Wins Tax Case

The judgment in Vector’s High court case against the Inland Revenue Department has been released today. The case centred on a matter of statutory interpretation of a specific section of the Tax Act.

The judgment has found in favour of Vector that a payment of around $53 million relating to access rights to Vector’s CBD tunnel was not taxable.

Subject to any appeal process the effect is that Inland Revenue will now be required to refund $7.6m of the tax Vector has already paid.

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