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North Island flooding Our Takapuna and Manukau offices are temporarily closed. Many of you have been affected by the flooding in the North Island and may need help keeping up with your tax obligations. Find out more

Your IRD number keeps track of the tax you pay and helps make sure you pay the right amount or get the right entitlements.

It's unique to you. If you have a company, trust, partnership or other type of business, you'll need a different IRD number for each one.

How do I apply for an IRD number?

You will need an IRD number for situations such as opening a bank account, joining KiwiSaver, when you're earning income and more.
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Last updated: 12 Jul 2021
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