How Long Does It Take?

Category Refund Calculation Refund in the Bank *
80% NZ wage & salary earners 5 minutes Usually within 3 work days
5% NZ wage & salary earners — worked part of year or have had accountant 10 weeks Usually within 3 work days
Working for Families — dependent children; possibly entitled to tax credits 2 weeks Usually within 6–8 work weeks
Other income — income from sources other than NZ wage or salary [n/a] Usually within 10 work weeks

* After you authorise us to claim