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Individual tax return 2016 (IR3)

(published March 2016)

About this form

Use this form to complete your individual tax return. This is for the 2016 year.

PDF | 208kb | 6 pages

This form can be completed on-screen by typing content directly into the PDF document. Once you have completed the form it is important that you print it out as you will not be able to save the information you enter into the form.

When to use this form

Please read the Individual income tax return guide 2016 (IR3G) to work out whether you need to file an individual tax return.

What you will need

You'll need:

  • your IRD number
  • details of your income, interest and dividends
  • your bank account number.
After you finish

Please print, sign and post the completed form to your nearest Inland Revenue office.

  • Attach your summary of earnings to your return if there are amendments to the details
  • Attach the family assistance form to your return if there are amendments to the details
  • Attach proof of overseas tax paid and details of any overseas losses
  • Print your name and IRD number on all other papers attached to your return.

You may wish keep a copy of this form for your personal records.

Calculating ACC invoices 

Did you know that ACC uses information from your tax return to calculate your ACC invoice?

Find out more about how this works

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