Your quarterly Fringe Benefits Tax return is due soon
May 18, 2020
If you’re an employer, and you provide benefits to your employees that are additional to their salary or wage, such as personal use of a company vehicle, you need to pay tax on these. This type of tax is called Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT).
When to file your FBT return
You need to file quarterly returns unless you’re eligible for, and actively choose, to file your returns annually. The table below outlines the next filing and payment due dates for each FBT quarter.
• For Apr to Jun Quarter the due date is 22 Jul
• For Jul to Sept Quarter the due date is 21 Oct
• For Oct to Dec Quarter the due date is 21 January
• For Jan to Mar Quarter the due date is 31 May
Filing your FBT return
You can complete your FBT return online through myIR - Inland Revenue’s online services website. Filing through myIR is fast and simple, as the system already has your details on file and will do most of the calculations for you. Visit www.ird.govt.nz to access the myIR login page.
As a business, it is important to file your tax returns correctly and on-time. Talk to us today about how we can help you.
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