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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

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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