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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

Private domestic workers:

  • work in their employer’s home
  • do work for their employer which is not related to the employer’s business
  • are paid directly by their employer
  • do not work more than 30 hours a week on average for each employer.

You are not an IR56 taxpayer if ACC or an ACC client pays you directly to provide an ACC client with:

  • attendant care
  • child care
  • home help
  • attendant care services related to training for independence.

ACC deducts the tax from these payments before they’re made.

Last updated: 11 May 2021
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