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Delays to response times: It is taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, and to process some COVID-19 Support Payment applications. This is because of the impact of COVID-19. If possible, please contact us through your myIR account. Log in to myIR

Budget 2022: The Government has announced Budget 2022, which includes changes to child support payments. Find out more on our Tax Policy website

Budget 2022: The Government has announced a Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid from 1 August 2022. You do not need to apply for this payment. If you are eligible, we’ll pay it into your bank account. Find out more

We may ask you to send us a Twelve month cash flow forecast if you apply for debt relief because your business is having trouble paying its tax.

It helps to show that your business can pay its bills and when money might be available to repay debt.

You'll need to send us this form as soon as you can. You can either send it to us by post, as noted below, or upload it in myIR when you apply for financial relief.

Apply for financial relief - individuals in New Zealand

Apply for financial relief - overseas-based or non-resident individuals

Apply for financial relief - companies, partnerships and trusts


Before you start

You will need:

  • your IRD number
  • your business IRD number
  • details and receipts of your business income
  • details of your business expenses.

Sign the form and send it to us

Send us the form as an attachment in myIR or by post to:

Inland Revenue
PO Box 39090
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045

Log in to myIR

What happens next

We'll assess your situation and let you know your options.

Last updated: 11 Jun 2021
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