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Working For Families

Working for Families makes it easier to work and raise a family. It pays extra money to many thousands of New Zealand families and is available for:

Working for Families is delivered by Work and Income and Inland Revenue.

Working for Families Tax Credits

There are four types of tax credits you may be entitled to:

You may qualify for one or more, depending on your personal situation.

To estimate your entitlement use the online calculator below, or call Inland Revenue’s automated phone service INFOexpress on 0800 257 477

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More affordable housing

The Accommodation Supplement makes housing more affordable for many working families and people without children.

More help with childcare costs

Subsidies for pre-school and out-of-school care are available to many working parents.

We can help with queries about your entitlements and how to apply for them.