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Apply in myIR

An exemption application can be completed in myIR:

  • Individuals need to use the tailored tax application 
  • Non-individuals need to attach a paper application (Request for PAYE exemption on schedular payments - IR332) to a myIR message. 

We process your application

We'll aim to process your application within 10 working days. 

We'll post your exemption to you in 5-10 working days.

If you have myIR you'll see a copy of your exemption there. This lets you know we approved your application.

Show your exemption to your payer

You need to show your exemption to your payer so they know not to deduct any tax from your payments.

As you have an exemption you do not need to give your payer a Tax rate notification for contractors IR330C form.

Renew your exemption every year

What happens next

  • We'll aim to process your application within 10 working days.
  • We'll post your certificate to you in 5-10 working days.
  • If you have myIR you'll see a copy of your certificate in there. The copy lets you know we approved your application.

My responsibilities

You need to renew your certificate of exemption every year.

You can also download a form and send it to us at:

Inland Revenue
PO Box 39010
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045

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