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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

The Government has made financial support available for businesses and organisations affected by the Omicron outbreak.

COVID-19 Support Payment

A COVID-19 Support Payment (CSP) is available for businesses most affected by the Omicron outbreak. Applications are now open.

COVID-19 Support Payment

Small Business Cashflow Scheme

On 21 March the Small Business Cashflow Scheme loan amount will increase to $20,000 (from $10,000), plus $1,800 per full-time equivalent employee.

A top-up loan will also be available for businesses and organisations that currently have a loan under the original amount.

COVID-19 Small Business Cashflow Scheme (SBCS)

Flexibility on tax returns, payments, disclosures, and elections

We have extended the due dates for a number of returns, payments and elections normally due on 31 March 2021.

31 March due date extensions

If you're struggling to meet your tax obligations due to COVID-19, we have options that may be able to help.

COVID-19 Requesting financial relief

Media releases

Media releases announcing the financial support are available on the Beehive website.

New financial support for businesses affected by Omicron - beehive.govt.nz

More Omicron affected businesses able to access financial support - beehive.govt.nz

Last updated: 02 Mar 2022
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