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A transcript of the GST paper filers campaign video.


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Video begins with the IRD logo on the teal background. Music starts. Office setting screen slides in from right, stops. Pink icon pops up above persons head. Icon enlarges and pulses.

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If you’re GST registered you will need to file a GST return. It’s important to file and pay the right amount of GST on time to avoid any penalties.

 


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Icon changes out to exclamation mark icon.

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We’ll let you know when your GST is due.


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Title strip slides in from right.‘How to’ badge drops down from top, to sit next to title of video. Badge slightly bounces when it stops. Frame zooms into computer screen.

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In this video, you’ll find out how to file a GST return through myIR Secure Online Services

 


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Frame zooms into computer screen. URL pops up on screen. IRD homescreen. Circle pops up over ‘Login’ panel. Highlights ‘Register’ button.

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If you don’t have a myIR account, you will need to register for one at ird dot govt dot nz

 


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Cursor clicks ‘Login’ button and it highlights pink. Transitions to ‘MyIR’ homescreen. Cursor clicks MyGST button and it highlights pink.


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Log into myIR and select the My GST tab.


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GST page


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This is the GST section of myIR.


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Circle pops up with zoomed in view of ‘Accounts’ panel. ‘Accounts’ panel highlights pink. Transitions to GST Account homescreen.

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Under ‘Accounts’ you’ll find your GST account.

 


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Alert icon pops up. Zoomed inside circle pans up to ‘file’ icon.

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You can start the filing process by selecting ‘File return’ next to an alert icon or clipboard icon.

 


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Circle pops up to show ‘Quick Links’ menu.


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Or you can select ‘File Return’ under the ‘Quick Links’ heading.


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Icons pops up showing dollar sign.

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Before you file your GST, you’ll need: Your total sales and income and your total spending including purchases and expenses.


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Cursor selects ‘File now’.
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Choose a GST filing period. This will start the GST return process.


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Zoomed in bar view emerges and very quickly runs through each step. Step highlights pink, then quickly moves on to the next step. This whole animation sequence should only take about 2 seconds.

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The progress bar along the top will help you see where you are in the process of filing your GST.


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Circle then pops up to show ‘Next button’.

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Not every step needs to be completed. For example, if you don’t need to file provisional tax then this step won’t appear

 


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Transition to GST Return screen Step 1. Pointer selects drop down menu to show the options ‘I know my total sales and purchases’ and ‘I know my GST components’. Pointer selects ‘I know my total sales and purchases’. Pointer selects ‘Next’.

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At step one you can choose the filing option that suits you.

 


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Transition to GST Return screen Step 2.

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Here we’ll show you the steps you need to take if you choose ‘I know my total sales and purchases’.


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Customer types numbers into the empty fields.


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In Step 2, put in your sales and income information.


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Customer selects question mark icon to the far right next to ‘Debit Adjustments’. Pop-up screen shows definition for debit adjustments, focus on words ‘A GST debit adjustment is required for supplies when there is a change in their use’.


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The question mark icons provide extra information if you need help.


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Pointer selects ‘Yes’ next to ‘Do you have debit adjustments?’ It triggers more fields to appear below. Customer in-puts some more numbers into fields and selects ‘Next’. Screen scrolls down.


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If you have debit adjustments select ‘Yes’.

 


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Transition to GST Return screen Step 3. Customer enters numbers into the total purchases and expenses field.

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In Step 3, put your total purchases and expenses.


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Pointer selects ‘Yes’ next to the question ‘Do you have credit adjustments?’ this triggers fields to display below it. Customer in-puts some more numbers into empty fields and selects ‘Next’.

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And any credit adjustment details.


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Transition to GST Return screen Step 4. Customer enters numbers into the Provisional tax instalment due field. When the number is entered it calculates the fields ‘GST to pay’ and ‘GST and/or provisional tax to pay’. Pointer selects ‘Next’.


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Step 4, if you pay provisional tax you’ll need to put in the instalment amount due.
 


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Transition to GST Return screen Step 5. Review screen shows a summary of previously entered information.

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In step 5, check the information on your GST return is correct.


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Pointer pans over to, and highlights ‘Previous’ button. Pointer pans over to, and selects ‘Next’.

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If it’s not, select the “Previous” button to make changes. To complete the process, select “Next”.


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Transition to Step 6. Cursor hovers over ‘Yes’ button.

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In Step 6, you can choose how to pay your GST for this return. You can pay by direct debit or by credit card.


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Pointer selects ‘Yes’ next to ‘I want to make a payment by direct debit.’ Pointer selects ‘Next’.

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To pay by direct debit, select ‘Yes’ and ‘Next’.


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Transition to GST Return screen Step 7. Direct debit details for that customer display.

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In step 7, enter the bank account you want to make the payment from.
 


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Calendar pops up and cursor selects a date.

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Select the date you want the payment to be debited from your account - this date can be in the future. And confirm the amount to pay.


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Circle pops up to highlight ‘Yes’ button.

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Remember you can save your bank account details for future use.


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Circle pops up to highlight ‘Important’ note. Dollar sign icon pops up on ‘your bank may charge...

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It can take 1-2 working days after the scheduled payment date for the amount to be debited from your account. But don’t worry, payments authorised on or before the due date will not incur a late payment penalty. Please note, your bank may charge you a one-off Direct Debit set up fee.


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Fade to ‘No’ selected on Return Payment Method screen. Transition to GST Return screen Step 8. Pointer pans over to the ‘Add’ button. Pop-up screen appears.

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To pay by credit card select ‘no’ in step 6. We’ll explain the credit card process later. In the meantime, continue to Step 8 where you can add any attachments or correspondence you’d like to submit with your return. For example, a large property purchase invoice.


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Customer selects file type from drop down menu. Customer enters a short description. Pointer selects ‘Browse’ button and file name pops up in field. Pointer selects ‘Save’. Attachment is now associated with return. Pointer selects ‘Next’.

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Select what type of document it is. Write a short description. Browse to find the files you’d like to submit and save. If you have no documents to attach – just select ‘next’.


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Transition to GST Return screen Step 9. Pointer checks the box next to ‘I declare that to the best of my knowledge. Pointer selects ‘Submit’.

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In Step 9, you must confirm you have supplied information which is true and correct. To do this, check the box. Then select ‘Submit’.


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Direct Debit Authority Pop-up screen appears. Highlight the words ‘I hereby authorise Inland Revenue to debit my bank account in the amount of $1,865.22’. Pointer selects ‘Ok’.

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If you’ve chosen to pay by direct debit, you will see a pop-up. It will ask your permission to authorise the direct debit amount from your account. If you agree, choose ‘Ok’.


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Transition to GST Return ‘Confirmation’ screen.  

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Now your return has been completed and submitted, you’ll see a confirmation screen. It will have a confirmation number to show we’ve received it.


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Pointer pans over to ‘Printable View’ button.

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If you want you can also print a copy of your return.


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Pointer pans over and selects the ‘Ok’ button. GST account home screen. In the filing period list we see the period of 31-May- 2017 has changed to ‘Submitted’. Pointer selects the filing period ’31-May-2017’.

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Select ‘Ok’ to return to your GST account homescreen. You will see the status of your return has changed to ‘Submitted’.


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Highlight circle appears and shows ‘Make a payment’ under the ‘Quick Links’ menu. Icon bubble pops up showing ‘1.42%’.

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Now…if you want to pay by credit card simply select ‘Make payment’ under the ‘quick links’ menu. Follow the prompts to complete your payment. Please note, when paying by credit card a convenience fee of 1.42% applies.


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Transition to 31-May-2017 filing details screen. Pointer selects ‘File or amend return’ under the ‘Quick Links’ menu. Transition to the GST return screen. Close-up under “Status” heading of ‘Print’ and ‘View’ options.

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If you need to make changes at any time after you’ve submitted your return, simply select the ‘Filing period’ and choose ‘File or amend return’ under ‘Quick Links’. It is here you can also ‘Print’ and ‘View’ your return once submitted.


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URL box’ appears and the IRD url is typed in to it.

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We hope you found this video useful. Check out the My GST section today. Just login to your myIR account and select the My GST tab.