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Yes! You can. If you're new to New Zealand, chances are, you may have a foreign passport (or hold a resident, work or student visa or Australian passport) but not an IRD number. Which is still legible to help you get your tax refunds back. Just provide your resident visa along with your passport and you can get an IRD number too, possibly within two to four days as that is the norm by IRD timings. After which, we will file you your part-year individual tax returns.
✔ A flat 15% of your refund amount, and a maximum of up to $399 only.
✔ No charge for ID verification.
✔ No charge for PTS if No Tax Refunds.
✔ Apply online for an IRD number as soon as possible. It makes a huge difference as you will avoid having to pay tax at higher rates and avoid any unnecessary hassle.
✔ Set up a family trust. New Zealand has great schemes for family trusts. This is even more applicable if you have substantial assets in New Zealand.
✔ Don’t depend solely on IRD for advice. This is largely because it technically is not their job to give advice, although they do try to assist as much as they can. It is best to seek help from accountants or tax agencies since they have more info on international borders tax.
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Travellers' Tax Returns
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Tax Year vs. Calendar Year
As an individual taxpayer, the one you should be concerned about is the personal financial year which begins on 1st April and ends on 31st March (the following year). Why these dates? Because it is relevant to your tax returns.