Once you’re registered for myIR you can manage your tax online. You can register for myIR as an individual or for your business, company, trust, school, partnership or club.
What you can do in myIR
Most of the things you need to manage for your tax can be done in myIR. These are just some of the things you can do:
- manage access and logons for you or someone else
- view and update relevant accounts
- update contact information for you or your organisation
- make payments
- track refunds
- file tax returns
- pay by direct debit or set up regular direct debit payments
- check payments and return information (from 2015 onwards)
- upload documents.
How to register for myIR
You will need your IRD number to register. If your IRD number is 8 digits long you'll need to add a 0 to the start of it.
If the account’s not for you, you’ll need the IRD number of your:
Registering and acting on behalf of someone else
You cannot register a myIR account for another person.
If someone wants you to be their nominated person and act on their behalf, they’ll need to register for myIR. They then set you up as a nominated person from their myIR account.
Letting people access your myIR account
You can give people a web logon to access your individual or business myIR account. You can set what they see in your account and remove their access at any time.
Executive office holders acting on behalf
Your organisation can appoint an executive office holder (EOH) to act on your behalf. Setting someone up as the EOH for your organisation means they can:
- register for a myIR account for your organisation
- make enquiries
- have financial authority
- receive statements.