File salary and wage deductions with Inland Revenue

Download your salary and wage deduction files from payroll in Xero, upload them and pay Inland Revenue, then mark them as filed to complete your filing.

Download files for Inland Revenue

After you have processed all the pays runs for the month download the IR345 EDF, IR348 EMS, and KS1 KED files from Xero for filing to Inland Revenue.

  1. Go to Payroll, then click Taxes & Filings.
  2. Click the month to view the filing details.

    If negative amounts exist in any file, you'll need to contact Inland Revenue to provide the actual amounts. Negative amounts are filed as zero.

  3. If you want to check the information before downloading, click Download PDF to view the file.
  4. Click Download File and save the file.
  5. Click Close.
  6. If you want to download multiple months, select the checkbox of each month, click Download File and save the files.

Electronically file to Inland Revenue and make PAYE payments

  1. Upload files to Inland Revenue using ir-File.

    ir-File - filing electronically (Inland Revenue website)

  2. Pay PAYE payments to Inland Revenue.

    Make a payment (Inland Revenue website)

Mark the filings as filed

Marked files can't be reverted, but the filing amounts aren't locked. Any pay run updates for the filing period are shown in the Taxes & Filings screen when they're posted.
  1. Go to Payroll, then click Taxes & Filings.
  2. Click the month to view the filing details.
  3. Click Mark As Filed.

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