Around 750,000 wage and salary earners are set to get tax refunds automatically in what Inland Revenue describes as the biggest change to individual tax in a generation.
As of last Monday, Inland Revenue is now automatically calculating the tax position of all wage and salary earners - and will generate a refund if one is due. It's part of the third stage of IR's $1.6 billion dollar Business Transformation project to simplify and modernise the tax system.
Over Easter Inland Revenue will go offline and close its call centres for nearly a week as it implements the new system. Kathryn talks with Inland Revenue Commissioner Naomi Ferguson.