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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

If you're a contractor getting schedular payments, you can: 

  • use the standard schedular payment tax rate for your activity
  • apply for a tailored tax rate
  • choose your own tax rate
  • apply for an exemption from schedular tax.

You'll need to declare your tax rate to your payer. If you get an exemption, you'll need to show them your certificate of exemption.

Choosing to get schedular payments

People can choose to have their income treated as schedular payments in some circumstances. These are called voluntary schedular payments.

Choosing to get schedular payments

Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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