How to Sign Up for My IRD
If you're a New Zealand resident or taxpayer, signing up for My IRD (Inland Revenue Department) is a convenient way to manage your tax affairs, access important documents, and stay updated on your tax obligations. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you get
1. On the IRD website, click on the "Login/Register" button or the "Get it done online" tab.
2. You'll be redirected to the Real Me login page. If you don't have a Real Me account, click on the "Create an account" link.
3. Follow the prompts to set up your Real Me account by providing your personal information, email address, and choosing a password. You'll also need to verify your identity using your passport, driver's license, or New Zealand birth certificate.
1. Once you have a RealMe account, return to the IRD website.
2. Click on the "Login/Register" button or the "Get it done online" tab again.
3. Log in using your RealMe username and password.
4. Follow the prompts to link your RealMe account to your IRD account.
1. After linking your RealMe account, you'll need to provide additional information to complete your My IRD sign-up.
2. This information may include your IRD number, tax details, and personal contact information.
1. For added security, you might be asked to set up security questions or a two-factor authentication method.
2. Choose security questions that you'll easily remember but are hard for others to guess.
1. Once you've completed the sign-up process, you'll be able to access your My IRD account.
2. Log in using your RealMe username and password.
3. Explore the various features of My IRD, such as viewing your tax summary, updating your details, and managing your tax obligations.
1. Regularly log in to your My IRD account to check for updates, review your tax information, and ensure compliance with tax requirements.
2. Take advantage of the resources and tools available on the My IRD portal to manage your tax affairs efficiently.
Remember that your My IRD account contains sensitive financial and personal information, so always ensure you're using secure devices and networks when accessing it. If you have any questions or encounter issues during the sign-up process, the Inland Revenue Department's customer support is available to assist you.