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Cost of Living Payment 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

Notify us of the death

Before you can file a final income tax return for someone who has died, you need to notify us of the death.

Let us know someone has died

Find out if you need to file a final income tax return

Contact us on 0800 227 774 to find out if you need to file a final income tax return for the person who has died.

Gather your information

You will need the IRD number of the person who has died. Once you know their IRD number you will need to request a tax pack.

Contact us on 0800 227 774 if you do not know their IRD number, or to request a tax pack.

File a Declaration in support of refund for deceased persons

If the person who has died was due a tax refund when they died, file a Declaration in support of refund for deceased persons (IR625).

File a declaration in support of refund for deceased persons - IR625

Last updated: 16 Oct 2020
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