Woman accidentally paid $12MILLION by the tax office and made to pay back ...

Woman is accidentally paid $12MILLION by the tax office - but is made to pay back the $2,000 she spent on bills and helping her unwell parents An Auckland woman was accidentally given $12 million by the tax office  The woman misread the amount and thought it was the rebate she was owed She spent $2000 on bills and helping her struggling and unwell parents ANZ have demanded she pay the $2000 back, and have frozen her account

By Charlotte Karp For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:48 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 03:48 BST, 16 May 2019

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A childcare worker who was accidentally paid $12 million by the tax office has been ordered to pay back the $2,000 she spent on bills and helping her unwell parents.

Auckland woman Savana Taihia only discovered something was wrong when a regular visit to ANZ bank turned into what she described as an interrogation. 

'They kept asking me, 'was I expecting funds from IRD, and how much?'' she told Newshub.

Ms Taihia said she was expecting a small tax

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