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All employers must now be payday filing.

You need to be payday filing when you run your payroll.

Inland Revenue phone lines, offices and myIR online services will be unavailable from 3pm, 18 April to 8am, 26 April while we upgrade our systems. Find out more

From now on 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).

Learn more about payday filing

Learn how Robert's business benefited from payday filing.

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There are 3 ways to payday file

  1. directly from compatible payroll software
  2. through myIR (onscreen entry or file upload)
  3. with paper, using new forms (if you're eligible)

Find out how to file

Helpful information and guides

We have guides available:

We also have factsheets available in several languages.

Remember: If you start payday filing in April, you still need to file and pay your final employer monthly schedule for the March 2019 period by 20 April.

ir-File discontinued

The ir-File service in myIR, used to file employer monthly schedules and employer deductions forms, has been discontinued. The ‘payroll' account replaces this, which is available now in the My Business section of myIR.

Reset access for others to file on your behalf

Now that you have access to the payroll account, it’s important that you ensure only the right people can access it. This means that you’ll need to delegate access to others if you want them to see or file payroll information.

Learn more about ir-File changes