Your quick guide to GST in New Zealand

Need to make a start with GST? Don’t worry. It involves a little extra admin, but thousands of businesses manage just fine. You will too with this guide.

GST introduction

Find out what GST is, and what it means for your business.

Learn what it is, how it works, and when it applies.

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Find out if you need to register and how to do it.

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Understand how to charge GST to your customers.

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You can claim GST back. Find out when.

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How to work out what you owe (if anything).

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What Inland Revenue expects you to do.

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An intro to tools and professionals who can help.

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This guide is intended as general information only. Always check with a professional for advice.

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