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Non-resident contractors' tax (NRCT) certificate of exemption application form (IR197)

(published April 2014)

About this form

If you are a non-resident contractor, you may wish to apply for relief from schedular tax.

PDF | 68kb | 2 pages

This form can be completed on-screen by typing content directly into the PDF document. Once you have completed the form it is important that you print it out as you will not be able to save the information you enter into the form.

When to use this form

Use this form if you are a non-resident contractor and you wish to apply for a certificate of exemption from schedular tax in New Zealand.

What you will need
  • Contractor details
  • Contract payer details
  • Contract activity details
  • Contract payment details
  • Any sub-contractor details (if applicable)
  • Written copy of any contract or agreement entered into between the non-resident contractor and the New Zealand contract payer.
After you finish

Please print the form and complete all the relevant details. After signing, post the form with the necessary documentation to:

Non-resident Contractors Team
PO Box 2198
New Zealand

Phone: +64 4 890 3056
Fax: +64 4 890 4502


We recommend that you keep a copy of this form for your personal records.

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