Anti Money Laundering - Address Verification

 From 1 October 2018 Accountants must obtain and verify information from new and existing clients including full name, date of birth and residential address and if the client is a trust or company that information is required for persons associated with that entity (such as directors and shareholders, trustees and beneficiaries).  

 In order to verify your identity we need you to provide proof of your identity and residential address from only one of the options below:

Anti Money Laundering - Document Certification

Document certification

If you are able to bring your original documents to our office in person we will certify copies.

In the event that you are unable to bring original documents to our office in person (e.g. out of town) you must have copies of the original documents certified face to face by a Third Party Referee selected from the list below:

  • Lawyers       

  • Justice of the Peace

  • Notary Public

    The document certification must be carried out in the 3 months prior to the date of presentation of the documents.  The certified documents can be scanned and emailed to Lawson Accounting, kay@lawacc.co.nz however the original certified documents must be forwarded by mail to Lawson Accounting, PO Box 462, Timaru 7940.


For identity verification the Third Party Referee must sight the original identification and make a statement to the effect –  

“I hereby certify that this is a true copy of the original documentation for  

……………………………………......................................

which I have sighted, and it represents a true likeness of the individual.”  

Dated:…………….………………

 

Full Name:……………………........Occupation:…………………………….Signature: ……………………………


For document verification the Third Party Referee must sight the original document and make a statement to the effect –

 “I hereby certify that this is a true copy of the …………………………………………

for……………………………………………………….

 Dated:…………….………………

 Full Name:……………………........ Occupation:…………………………….Signature: …………………………

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Five other accountants promoted themselves in the annual accounting feature in the Timaru Herald on Friday. Our one featured a model Amber Horne that myself and accounting intern Nicola Carter photographed last year. Amber was very patient with us as we were both very inexperienced at this.

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