Employer Toolkit

Business tax

Tax updates, tools and information, including Inland Revenue news and events.  

  • Latest IRD tax changes

    An overview of IRD's latest and upcoming tax changes from their newsletter.

    The Government has proposed a number of changes to
    simplify the end of year tax processes for everyone.
    Subject to legislation going through Parliament, these
    changes will start from 1 April 2019.

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  • Get your business ready for payday filing

    Payday filing now available every payday

    Employers are now able to file payroll information every payday rather than monthly. From 1 April 2018, payday filing has been voluntary. It becomes mandatory on 1 April 2019. This means that you, as employers, need to start thinking about how you will integrate payday filing into your payroll processes before it becomes a requirement.

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  • Provisional tax tool

    Accounting Income Method (AIM)

    Inland Revenue has created a tool to help small businesses manage their provisional tax in a way that mirrors how their business actually works. The Accounting Income Method (AIM) is a new option for managing provisional tax through approved accounting software. You can opt in from this April for the 2018-2019 tax year. Watch this free webinar for more information.

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  • New provisional tax option

    AIM - for small businesses

    From April 2018 small businesses that have turnover of less than $5 million a year can work out their provisional tax using the accounting income method (AIM).

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