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Delays to response times: It is taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, and to process some COVID-19 Support Payment applications. This is because of the impact of COVID-19. If possible, please contact us through your myIR account. Log in to myIR

Budget 2022: The Government has announced Budget 2022, which includes changes to child support payments. Find out more on our Tax Policy website

Budget 2022: The Government has announced a Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid from 1 August 2022. You do not need to apply for this payment. If you are eligible, we’ll pay it into your bank account. Find out more

When you can expect to hear from us

1 April to late-May – Gathering information

We’ll be gathering income and tax information from your employer (or income provider), bank and investment providers.

28 May to July - Income tax assessments sent

We send most assessments between 28 May and 4 June if you use myIR. If you don't use myIR you'll get it later in the post. If we’re waiting on income information, you may not receive yours until July.

Find out more about income tax assessments

28 May to 4 June – requests for more information sent

If we need more income information we’ll ask for it in myIR between 28 May and 4 June. If you don’t use myIR, you'll get it later in the post. When we get the information we need from you, we’ll send your income tax assessment.

Individual income tax return - IR3 filing timeline

Late-March – returns available to file

If you use myIR and have to to file an IR3, we'll email or text you in early April to let you know your return is in myIR ready for you to file. If you don't use myIR we'll send you a paper return in late March,

Early April to 7 July

You’ll need to send us your completed IR3 by 7 July unless you have a tax agent or an extension of time.

Last updated: 15 Mar 2021
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