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New Zealand, Australia and Canada.

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Accountancy Insurance

Accountancy Insurance was established in 2003, specialising in Audit Shield – a comprehensive tax audit insurance product which covers the professional fees incurred as a result of an official audit, enquiry, investigation, review or examination instigated by Inland Revenue (IR) or other New Zealand government authority.
New Zealand operations of Accountancy Insurance were established in 2011 with the Auckland based office opening its doors. Today Accountancy Insurance provide Audit Shield to thousands accounting firms across metropolitan and rural areas of New Zealand, Australia and Canada.

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We work solely with accounting firms, so we understand what is happening in the industry, and also how precious your time is.

Client centric

Our success has been gained as a result of our collective passion for customer service and ensuring our offerings always reflect our client’s needs.


Tax audit insurance tailored specifically to the needs of New Zealand accounting firms. We have the history and depth of knowledge to ensure Audit Shield has you covered when it matters.

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We truly take the risk and the hassle out of government initiated tax audits – freeing you to offer better service to your clients and to grow your business.


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First Time Buyer’s Grant Scheme to be Axed

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    Audit Shield is underwritten by certain underwriters at Lloyd’s. Accountancy Insurance New Zealand Limited Partnership [AI] issues the product under an agency with certain underwriters at Lloyd’s. We normally receive a commission from the insurer. We may alternatively, or in addition, receive a fee for our services we provide. The price we quote will be inclusive of commission and any additional fee. Insurance will not cover every event or loss. Limits apply to cover. Cover provided by an insurance policy is subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions described in the relevant policy. Contact us for a copy.