On 10 December 2022, Minister for Rural Communities, Damien O’Connor, declared a medium-scale adverse event for the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions.
To assist affected farmers and growers we are exercising discretion to allow late deposits for the 2022 year and early withdrawals from the income equalisation scheme.
Income equalisation scheme
We have a range of support in place for affected customers both businesses, individuals and families affected by the frost.
Discretionary relief for business
Support for individuals
If you have been affected by the frost, missed payment or filing dates or are struggling to deal with your tax affairs, please contact us sooner rather than later so we can help. The best way to do this is through your tax agent or call us on 0800 473 566.