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Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day, Monday 26 September Our phone lines and offices are closed, but you can still get in touch with us. Find out more

Delays to response times: It's taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, including for unclaimed money. You may be able to use self-service options in myIR. You can also find information on our website by typing in what you want to do in the search bar. Thank you for your understanding. Log in to myIR

Changes to the myIR login screen are coming You will not be able to use myIR between 1pm Saturday 8 October and 8am Monday 10 October. This is so we can update our external authentication system. From Monday 10 October the myIR login page will have a new look and feel, but the login process will not change.

If your business is closing down, there are a number of steps you need to take. We recommend that you call us and talk about closing your business. We can answer any of your questions. It also means we will not send you any more letters or returns.

Stop paying GST

You need to:

  • cancel your GST registration
  • file your final GST return.

Stop employment

If you employ staff, you need to:

  • cancel your employer registration in myIR
  • do the last payday file for employees.

Final steps

All companies need to:

  • file a final Companies income tax return - IR4
  • store business records
  • request a 'no objection' letter from us that says we do not object to their removal from the Companies Register
  • start the process of getting removed from the Companies Register with the Companies Office. 

File a Companies income tax return IR4

Last updated: 21 Sep 2020
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