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Resident withholding tax payer registration

About this service

Use this service to register your deductions of resident withholding tax (RWT) from interest, dividends and/or royalties to residents. It is the same as completing the Resident withholding tax (RWT) - interest payer registration (IR450) form.

When to use this service

Use this service to register if you're going to start deducting resident withholding tax (RWT) from interest that you pay.

This service will take about ten minutes to complete.

What you will need
  • IRD number to be registered
After you finish

Your registration will be processed within 10 days of receipt. Shortly after that confirmation will be sent in the post.

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