When do i need to file my tax return in New Zealand? – Backpacking Tips

Today a few short words about the New Zealand tax year


The tax year in New Zealand is, unlike in most other countries, from the 1.4. – 31.3. the following year. So, if you are still in New Zealand, you can make your tax return for the last year from may after the tax year ended.


What to do if I already left New Zealand

If you have already left New Zealand, you can usually make your tax return soon after your departure. Important for this is that you have to write an email to the Inland Revenue so they can send you the required form. All informations needed for tax in new zealand can be found on the following website here.


hand writing the word tax on a white paper

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You will get a more detailed entry on how to complete the tax return in a future post. Just look in our search and look for the search word tax return.

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