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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

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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