Starting a Business- Tax Issues


When setting up a business, you’ll need to know what structure best suits your type of business, tax obligations,  and deductions you are entitled to.  You also need to understand which forms and records you will need to complete and maintain and if you will be required to register as an employer or for GST. 

Inland Revenue Department is responsible for dealing with all  tax related issues. 

IRD also runs free GST workshops and offer free advisory services to businesses.


The New Zealand  Business Website  is a a gateway to business resources and information such as tax, employing staff, workplace safety and health, ACC and other key compliance areas.