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Working for families payments 22nd June 2021 Your working for families payment may be in your bank account later than usual today. You will still receive your payment by the end of the day.

End of tax year We’re sending income tax assessments out from late-May until the end of July. If you have a tax bill you may be eligible for an automatic write off. Find out more

Guided help articles

Guided help articles are meant to help you find your way with most tax situations, but they do not replace tax laws in New Zealand. Depending on your situation, you may want to consult a tax professional.

Am I eligible for the independent earner tax credit?

The independent earner tax credit helps New Zealand tax residents who usually earn between $24,000 and $48,000 in a tax year. The most you can receive is $520 per year.

Depending on your sources of income, you'll either get this tax credit by giving your employer the right tax code or filing your tax return.

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