Income tax Dates
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.
FEB 28Provisional tax payments are due if you have a March balance date and use the ratio option.
MAR 31Income tax returns are due if you have an extension of time
If you receive a distribution from a retirement savings scheme before you retire, you may need to include it as part of your income for Working for Families and student loans.
When you need to include income from a retirement savings scheme
You need to adjust your income If your retirement savings scheme makes a distribution and both of the following apply:
- the contributions to the scheme had retirement scheme contribution tax (RSCT) withheld
- at the time you received the distribution you were not eligible for NZ Superannuation.
You do not need to include any distribution of contributions that you have made.
Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu makes contributions to John's retirement savings scheme account of $1,200 (before deducting RSCT) for the year.
Te Rūnanga makes a distribution to John of $1,200. John has not yet retired or become eligible for NZ Super.
He needs to include the $1,200 as part of his income for Working for Families and student loans.