From 1 April 2019 employers must:
Note: The due date for payment remains the same at the 20th of the month (or 5th and 20th of the month for twice-monthly filers).
On 11 March, the ir-File service in myIR, used to file Employer Monthly Schedules and Employer Deductions forms, will be discontinued. The Payroll Returns account replaces this, which will show in your myIR account from 28 February. File upload and online entry options will still be available.
You can switch to payday filing now. Review your payroll processes, plan and schedule when to make the switch. You can let us know you’re switching through myIR.
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From March you will receive Employment Information (IR348) and New Employee Details (IR346) forms every month. These will replace the Employer Monthly Schedule (IR348) forms.
Note: Paper filers can't switch to payday filing before April 2019 unless they change to electronic filing.