Every member needs to provide their own NZ IRD number and most members should also supply tax rates. Providing you give us the right information you won’t need to include your Whai Rawa income in any tax returns to Inland Revenue; we’ll make sure the correct amount is deducted from your Te Rūnanga contributions and your earnings.
Easy ways to access your IRD number:
- If you are employed you can ask your payroll
- Via online banking or you can go into the branch
- Either through your own or your parents MyIRD online
- KiwiSaver tax certificate
More information for NZ tax residents
Find out about how tax is calculated and deducted on your Whai Rawa income and what information we need from you. Find out more.
More information for non NZ tax residents
If you are not a NZ tax resident you will get the most benefit by having a NZ IRD number. If you don’t have have one, join Whai Rawa anyway! Whai Rawa were able to assist overseas whānau with getting a NZ IRD number until October 2015, when we found out that legislation had changed which prevents the previous assistance being provided. Find out more.
Government Benefits and Tax Credits
Here’s some information information about government benefits and tax credits and Whai Rawa.