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Tax rebates - New Zealand

karink_24karink_24 Posts: 3

Hi everyone!

I recently found out that paying for OnBoarding and my flights through my local Mercy Ships office, means these expenses are tax deductible - which would save a significant amount. However... I've now just realised, since I'm leaving my paid employment for 2 years, I won't have paid much tax during this financial year - so I'm wondering if I can even claim the tax back.

Does anyone have any advice?




  • TravisHowellTravisHowell Posts: 4

    I have looked into this. If you do not have taxable NZ Income for the tax year, you do not get a tax credit. The tax credits you get refunded cannot exceed your taxable income.

  • karink_24karink_24 Posts: 3

    Thanks for your reply Travis,

    I've asked my parents to make donation payments on my behalf, so they can receive the donation rebates. This seems to be a popular way of going about it.



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