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Budget 2024 | The Government has announced proposed changes to personal income tax, the independent earner tax credit, in-work tax credit, the minimum family tax credit and the interest rate charged for overseas based student loans. They have also provided more information on FamilyBoost. Find out more: www.budget.govt.nz

Employers and employees can use this calculator to work out how much PAYE should be withheld from wages.

It's useful for weekly, fortnightly, four weekly or monthly pays, but it will not allow for:

  • extra pays like redundancy or special bonuses
  • employees with tailored tax codes or a student loan special deduction rate
  • schedular payments
  • child support deductions
  • all other lump sum payments

Before you start

You'll need to know details of the salary or wage for the pay period and the appropriate tax code.

If you're an employer, you'll need to know if your employee:

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Put your details into the calculator.

If you're an employer, fill in the details for each employee.

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PAYE deductions from salary or wages calculator

Employers and employees can work out how much PAYE should be withheld from wages.

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If you're an employer calculating for several employees, you'll get a breakdown of PAYE for each employee, as well as the total PAYE to be withheld.

Last updated: 01 Apr 2024
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