Tax evasion and benefit fraud

I was interviewed by 95bFM this morning, about tax evasion and benefit fraud.

Dr Deborah Russell on Tax Evasion

More than 3000 alleged welfare cheats have been caught in the past six months . Benefit fraud costs the Government around 33.7 million dollars each year. However Dr Deborah Russell, a taxation lecturer at Massey University, says that sum of money is nothing, compared to the amount of money being defrauded through tax evasion.

Click here for the podcast: Podcast of tax evasion and benefit fraud interview

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