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Income tax Dates

  • APR 7
    End-of-year income tax and Working for Families bills are due if you have an extension of time to file your income tax return.
  • MAY 7
    Provisional tax payments are due if you have a March balance date and use the standard, estimation or ratio options.
  • JUN 28
    Provisional tax payments are due if you have a March balance date and use the ratio option.

Some Australian companies can choose to pass on credit for any New Zealand tax paid to their New Zealand shareholders.

If you're a shareholder in this situation, the notices you receive with the payment of each dividend show the credits. These credits will show on your dividend certificates as 'NZ imputation credits'.

Australian franking credits

Under current legislation shareholders in receipt of Australian dividends cannot claim 'franking credits' in their New Zealand tax returns.