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Delays to response times: It is taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, and to process some COVID-19 Support Payment applications. This is because of the impact of COVID-19. If possible, please contact us through your myIR account. Log in to myIR

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

The easier it is to get taxes right, the more people will pay the required amount. So we’ve got a lot of systems in place to make it as easy as we can. Our annual income tax process for salary and wage earners is the best example of this – we simply send most New Zealanders what we understand their tax calculation to be. Most people do not need to do anything, others just need to confirm or correct their tax calculation online.

Some examples of the other ways we try to make taxes easy are below.

Last updated: 07 Apr 2021
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