You can use this process to request a refund from the income equalisation or environmental restoration schemes.
We now pay all refunds by direct credit so you need to provide us with your bank account details. We no longer issue cheques.
In myIR, select 'Make a withdrawal' in your Income equalisation (EQU) or Environmental restoration (ERA) account
This is on the right side of the page.
Fill in your details
You'll need to tell us:
- how much you want to withdraw
- the income year in which the refund will be included as income
- the reason for the refund, if the request is for an early refund.
Submit the request to us
Log in to myIR
What happens next
Your refund will be reflected in your income summary in myIR.
The refund amount will be pre-populated into the ‘other income’ field in your income tax return.