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Delays to response times: It's taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, including for unclaimed money. You may be able to use self-service options in myIR. You can also find information on our website by typing in what you want to do in the search bar. Thank you for your understanding. Log in to myIR

Following enactment of legislation enabling the payment to be made to eligible people, Inland Revenue has now prepared further information on eligibility criteria and technical details of the new legislation. 

You can find that information on our Tax Policy site.

Special Report: Cost of Living payment legislation

The first Cost of Living payment will be made to eligible people on 1 August. Check the eligibility criteria and make sure your correct bank account details are in myIR. Payments will be made direct into your bank account. There is no application process.

Last updated: 22 Jul 2022
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