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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

Records make it easier to:

  • work out your income and expenses
  • work out your GST if you’re GST registered
  • meet your employer obligations if you have staff
  • confirm your accounts.

If we audit you, we’ll check these records.

Records must be in English or Māori, unless we've given you written authority to keep them in another language.

You need to keep these records for at least 7 years.

 PAYE records 

Credit and debit notes

Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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