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Income tax Dates

  • MAR 31
    Final date for ratio option provisional tax applications.
  • 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.

Check you're eligible

You need to meet certain criteria before you apply for an exemption.

Getting an exemption from paying RWT

Gather your information

You need:

  • your IRD number
  • your contact details
  • the reason for the declaration.

Fill in the form and send it to us

The address is on the form.

My responsibilities

Tell your payer you have an exemption from paying resident withholding tax, and if applicable what the expiry date is.