Delays to response times: It is taking longer than usual for us to answer calls and myIR messages. This is because of the demand for COVID-19 business support, and the impact COVID-19 is having on our teams. We appreciate your patience and will respond as soon as we can. If possible, please contact us through your myIR account. Log in to myIR
COVID-19 Support Payment (CSP): Applications for the CSP are now closed. Due to the large number of applications for the CSP, there may be a delay in approving some applications. Find out more about the CSP
Budget 2022: The Government has announced Budget 2022, which includes changes to child support payments. Find out more on our Tax Policy website
Budget 2022: The Government has announced a Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid from 1 August 2022. You do not need to apply for this payment. If you are eligible, we’ll pay it into your bank account. Find out more
An Auckland labour hire company director has been sentenced to 27 months in prison, with his company, now in liquidation, still owing more than $1.1 million in PAYE, KiwiSaver and student loan deductions.
A former Nelson real estate agent has been sentenced to home detention on tax fraud charges after overstating her expenses and under reporting her income.
Inland Revenue’s secure online service myIR has re-opened, along with its phone lines and some offices, after the final stage of Inland Revenue’s multi-million-dollar programme to upgrade and simplify the tax system.