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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

Charities are organisations that carry out charitable activities or exist only for charitable purposes. They can be incorporated or not.

Tax summary

Charities will need an IRD number and may need to register for GST and PAYE. Charities must self-assess their tax-exempt status each year.

They can receive tax exemptions if they register with Charities Services.

Last updated: 10 Jun 2021
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