Income tax Dates
OCT 28Provisional tax payments are due if you have a March balance date and use the ratio option.
JAN 15Provisional tax payments are due if you have a March balance date and use the standard, estimation or ratio options.
FEB 7End-of-year income tax and Working for Families bills are due, unless you have an extension of time to file your income tax return.
Māori authorities have special tax rules for income tax. They must keep accurate tax records for at least 7 years. It is important that they pay the correct amount of tax on any taxable income they receive.
Distributions or payments from Māori authorities to members can be taxable or non taxable. However, all distributions need to be accounted for. Members need to receive statements from Māori authorities about their distributions.
Credits from Māori authorities are passed onto members by attaching them to distributions. Credits need to be accounted for in a Māori authority credit account (MACA).
You can find out more about the tax rules that apply to Māori authorities in our guide.