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Delays to response times: It is taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, and to process some COVID-19 Support Payment applications. This is because of the impact of COVID-19. If possible, please contact us through your myIR account. Log in to myIR

Budget 2022: The Government has announced Budget 2022, which includes changes to child support payments. Find out more on our Tax Policy website

Budget 2022: The Government has announced a Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid from 1 August 2022. You do not need to apply for this payment. If you are eligible, we’ll pay it into your bank account. Find out more

If you are no longer providing fringe benefits or closing down your business you need cease your fringe benefit tax (FBT) registration. You can make a request to cease your registration through myIR or on your final return. 

How to cease your FBT registration

In myIR, go to your FBT account

Select 'more'

Select 'cancel account registration'

Log into myIR

Opting out of FBT

If your company is still in business but you want to opt out of FBT, check out how to do this.

Fringe benefit tax for close companies

You can post your request to:

Inland Revenue
PO Box 39010
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045
Last updated: 23 Feb 2022
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