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We’re looking to make tax more straightforward. See what the proposed changes could mean for you.

Repaying my student loan while living in New Zealand

  • Upgrades to myIR and the letters we send you will make it easier to manage your student loan.
  • A new payment option in myIR so you can make additional payments easily.
  • New calculators to check how soon you can pay off your student loan and when your payments and interest would change if you decide to move overseas.
  • If you earn a salary or wage, the process will be simplified for you and your employer when you’re close to paying off your loan.

Learn more about the changes for student loans when living in New Zealand

Repaying my student loan while living overseas

  • Upgrades to myIR and the letters we send you will make it easier to check the payments you’ve already made and any upcoming payment due dates.
  • A new payment option in myIR if you live in Australia, UK, Europe, Canada or the US.
  • New calculators to check how soon you can pay off your student loan and when your payments and interest would change if you decide to move overseas.

Learn more about the changes for student loans when living overseas

Working for Families Tax Credits

There will be a new instalment option if you have a Working for Families overpayment, which allows you to use some of your weekly of fortnightly payments to repay it.

Learn more about the changes for Working for Families Tax Credits

KiwiSaver members

  • Upgrades to myIR will make it easier to find out how much has been contributed to your KiwiSaver account.
  • Your contributions will be transferred faster to your KiwiSaver provider, so your money can be invested earlier and your details will be more up to date.
  • If you are not currently a KiwiSaver member, find out the benefits of a KiwiSaver account.

Learn more about the changes for KiwiSaver members

Are your details up to date?

To take advantage of these improvements, make sure that your details are up to date in myIR.

Update your details

Don’t have a myIR account?

You can easily check your payments, update your details and manage your tax through myIR online, anytime.

Creating an account is easy, just make sure you have your IRD number ready when you start.

Register for myIR