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Delays to response times: It's taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, including for unclaimed money. You may be able to use self-service options in myIR. You can also find information on our website by typing in what you want to do in the search bar. Thank you for your understanding. Log in to myIR

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.

Last updated: 14 Jul 2020
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