Find answers to the frequently asked questions regarding Web Returns Lodgement below:
What is Web Returns Lodgement?
Web Returns Lodgement is lodging functionality via IRD Gateway services as a replacement for E-file from within APS Tax NZ. E-file lodgement via APS Tax NZ and via IRD’s E-file facility will cease access in April 2021.
Do I have to setup for Web Returns Lodgement now?
Web Return Lodgement functionality is available in the Tax NZ 2021.Q1 release, it is not turned on by default in this release to allow you to continue to file via e-file. You will need to change over before April 2021, we advise and encourage you to setup web returns lodgementas as soon as possible to prepare. View the setup instructions in the Web Returns lodgement user guide for more details on how to get setup.
What tax years are available for Web Returns lodgement?
2016 onwards can be lodged via Web Returns.
Do I need to have APS Cloud Services installed to use this feature
Yes, learn more about this in our Cloud Services Setup article
Are returns still prepared in the desktop?
At this stage the preparation of returns is still done in the desktop and lodgements are done in the web returns area.
Which tax returns cannot be filed via Web Return?
IR9 - Clubs and societies tax return.