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Changes to paid parental leave payments - There will be no paid parental leave payments from 31 December to 18 January, because of the holidays. Find out more.

Help is available for people that have been made redundant during and before COVID-19.

It's important to know tax requirements relating to any redundancy pay you might have received.

I am being made redundant


If you’re unable to pay your taxes on time due to the impact of COVID-19, we can help.

If you'd like to break down your payments, you can set up an instalment arrangement in myIR.

COVID-19 Difficulty in paying tax


If your financial situation has changed, you may want to take a short break from making KiwiSaver contributions. Depending on how long you've been a member, it's possible to take a savings suspension.

If you are in financial hardship, you may be able to withdraw your KiwiSaver funds early.

Taking a savings break

Getting my KiwiSaver funds for significant financial hardship

  • Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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