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NEW ZEALAND CITIZEN, RESIDENT VISA OR AUSTRALIAN PASSPORT (RESIDENT)

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WHAT IS AN IRD NUMBER?

What is an IRD number?

Ird Number is a unique 8 or 9 digit number that you receive from the New Zealand Ministry of Finance.
It is used by the Treasury Department, banks and financial institutions, government departments and employers to identify you for tax purposes.

It's very important as all your tax, entitlement and personal details are related to this number and are saved securely with the Inland Revenue Department.

IRD Number is necessary for:

- Open a bank account in New Zealand.
- Become an employee in New Zealand, earning incomes from any source.
- Register for a student loan or son support.
- Set up and run a business in New Zealand.
- File tax returns.
- Receive a benefit or pension.
- Register for Working for Families Tax Credits.
- Buy, sell or transfer any New Zealand Property.

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