New Zealanders working in Australia must pay Australian tax.

Get a tax file number (TFN)

New Zealanders working in Australia must get a tax file number and pay Australian tax.

Without a tax file number, an employer will withhold tax at the maximum rate plus the Medicare levy.

Get registration forms for a TFN - Australian Taxation Office (external link)

For more information, contact the Australian Taxation Office (external link)

Paying tax in Australia and New Zealand?

If you have to pay tax in Australia and New Zealand, contact both the: