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From time to time changes may occur that impact on your obligations or entitlements. Learn about the impact of these changes and any new services or assistance that you can access.
Date publishedTitle and description
30 September 2014 Your payment options have changed
  If you pay Inland Revenue by cheque you need to be aware of changes.
14 August 2014 Taxpayers' Simplification Panel seeks customer views
  The Taxpayers’ Simplification Panel is part of the IR4U programme of better engaging with the public.
06 August 2014 Latest update on payroll giving
  It is now easier to give to charity with more New Zealanders donating to their favourite charity or organisation through payroll giving.
31 July 2014 31 July 2014: Email scam alert
  We are warning our customers to beware of the latest email scam.
16 July 2014 Farmers affected by the Northland floods
  We have a range of support in place for customers affected by last week's Northland floods. Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has now declared that the floods are a medium-sized adverse event.
14 July 2014 Working together for the Canterbury rebuild
  The Canterbury rebuild has an estimated cost of at least $40 billion and is the single biggest economic undertaking in New Zealand history.
01 July 2014 Changes clarifying when accommodation and employee allowances are non-taxable
  The Taxation (Annual Rates, Employee Allowances, and Remedial Matters) Act 2014 enacted on 30 June 2014 has introduced a number of changes to the tax treatment of employee allowances.
30 June 2014 Register now for the new GETS website
  The Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS) website is being updated to make it smarter and easier to use.
25 June 2014 Cheque duty is being repealed from 1 July 2014
  The 5 cents duty per cheque will not be payable on new cheque books issued from 1 July 2014.
24 June 2014 Email or phishing and phone scams
  We remind all customers to be very careful about giving out their IRD number and any other personal details.
21 May 2014 New-look student loan calculator now available
  We have redesigned our student loan calculator to help borrowers better manage their student loans.
21 May 2014 New myIR Secure Online Services "forgotten password" retrieval process
  You’ve been telling us that the current forgotten password process isn’t working for you and we’ve listened.
15 May 2014 Budget 2014 announcements
  The Government has announced the tax changes as part of Budget 2014.
07 April 2014 New "Contact us" page launched
  We're improving the content and layout of our "Contact us" page.
10 March 2014 Student loan changes from 1 April 2014
  Changes to student loans from 1 April 2014 will affect overseas-based and New Zealand-based borrowers, with the enactment of the Student Loan Amendment Act (No 3) 2013.
27 February 2014 Changes to foreign superannuation tax rules
  The Government has made some changes to the tax rules for foreign superannuation. The changes are intended to make the rules simpler and easier to comply with.
16 October 2013 Important information for customers paid through Novopay
  Inland Revenue calculations of entitlements and obligations for State and State-integrated school employees



Date published: 05 Oct 2004

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