IRD have advised that from 1 March 2020 they will no longer accept payment by cheque, or cheques dated after 1 March 2020, from customers who are able to pay another way.
Here’s a summary of other payment options:
|myIR: Direct debit and card payments can be made from myIR.Online banking: One-off or scheduled recurring payments can be made using online banking.Money transfer: Your clients based overseas can pay us using a money transfer service. Search for “Make a payment” on our website for more information.Credit or debit card via our website: Payments can be made by credit or debit card through our secure payment website. Go to our website and search for “Make a payment” and select “Pay using credit or debit card”.Westpac: EFTPOS or cash payments can be made at any Westpac branch or Smart ATM.|
See the IRD website for more information on these options and for details on what references to use.