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Service changes and updates IR offices, myIR and phone lines (SPK2IR) are unavailable until the morning of Thursday 28 October for planned system maintenance. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) You will not be able to apply for the RSP in myIR until the morning of Thursday 28 October. Businesses affected by the alert level increase that started on 17 August can apply in myIR from 28 October. Applications for a 4th payment round are planned to open on 29 October. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) The government has announced an increase to the amount and frequency of the RSP from 12 November. Find out more

An audit is a check of tax and business records to make sure you’ve paid the right amount of tax. They can cover income tax, GST and employer returns.

After an audit you may be entitled to a refund or you may have to pay more tax. Our Inland Revenue audits guide – IR297 explains our different types of audits and what to expect if you’re selected for one.

You can also read more about computer-assisted audits in our Computer-assisted audits guide – IR297A.

Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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