Two Hunter region police officers have been stood down after they were charged with alleged tax fraud.
A police spokesperson has confirmed the officers - one attached to the NSW Police Northern Region and the other part of the Traffic and Highway Patrol command - will face court next month after they were charged last week with what was described as "Commonwealth offences".
The 38-year-old woman and 46-year-old man have been suspended with pay.
They were each served a Court Attendance Notice on August 5 for three counts of dishonestly causing a risk of loss.
"The charges related to an investigation by the Australian Taxation Office," the police spokesperson said.
The pair will face Maitland Local Court on October 29.
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