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Setting Up For IR-File

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  • The first thing to do is register with the IRD, by going to their website at http://www.ird.govt.nz
  • For clarity we have circled the relevant link on the IRD website yellow.
  • Setting up an account there results in the IRD mailing you a password to access IR-File.
  • From this IRD screen you also login to IR-File in future months.
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  • Go to Reports / Monthly Returns / Monthly Schedule IR348. Choose the month to report and click GO.
  • Click Electronic Filing and then Setup.
  • The following screen is shown:
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  • The only fields you must complete are the IRD number, the Payroll Contact Person, and the Work Phone Number. These details appear in the file you send the IRD.
  • You can also choose where the file is saved and its name, but this is not normally necessary.
  • You are now set up for IR-File.
  • From here we suggest reading our IR-File Made Simple document which covers the monthly procedure.

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