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Changes to the myIR login screen are coming You will not be able to use myIR between 1pm Saturday 8 October and 8am Monday 10 October. This is so we can update our external authentication system. From Monday 10 October the myIR login page will have a new look and feel, but the login process will not change.

Cost of Living Payment Eligible customers will have the payment automatically paid into their bank accounts by the end of the day 3 October 2022. The payments will be staggered and Credit Union customers may not receive their payment until 4 October 2022. Cost-of-Living-Payment

You usually need to pay fringe benefit tax if:

  • you give an employee a loan at less than the prescribed or market rate of interest
  • this loan is not available to the public.

There are some exceptions to this. The following types of loans you do not have to pay FBT for, or they have different rules about when FBT applies:

  • wage advances
  • employee share loans
  • share purchase scheme loans
  • shareholder employee current account debit balances
  • company expense accounts
  • loans to life insurance policy holders.

Record keeping for low-interest loans

Your records for low interest loans must show the:

  • date the loan started
  • name of the employee receiving the loan
  • description of the loan
  • amount of interest charged
  • prescribed or market rate of interest.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2021
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