NZTaxRefunds.co.nz is one of the big boys of the tax refund agent world. Their clever and catchy TV adverts which are based around their catch phrase “Do you have a WooHoo waiting?” has undoubtedly given them a large share of the tax refunds market. NZTaxRefunds claim to be the “fastest paying” and from our research this seems true with a tax refund estimate within 60 seconds and money in your account within 3 working days. In saying this, they also take the prize for taking the largest percentage of your tax refund as their fee, but you pay speed and convenience right?
NZTaxRefunds.co.nz were founded in 2008 and are a Christchurch based tax agent with their offices being located at 95 Montreal St, Sydenham. Of course they are an IRD registered tax agent and their software is certified to e-file tax returns electronically with the IRD. They are also a member of OTANZ which attests to their trustworthy and transparent way they operate.
NZTaxRefunds have the highest fee percentage of 19.5% compared to other tax agents who also use a percentage fee scale. On the upside, they do have a lower maximum fee than the other main players which is $400. Their minimum fee is $19 which is nothing special.
|No refund due||Free|
|Photo ID verification||Free|
|Refund due (school children)||19.5%||$19||$25|
Here is a table listing what NZTaxRefunds.co.nz fee would be at different tax refund amounts:
|Refund Due||What they'll take||What you'll get|
|$500 (school children)||$25||$475|
To find out how NZTaxRefunds ranks againsts the other companies, check out our Tax Refund Agent Comparison page
Phone number: 0800 03 04 05 or 03 982 9504
Fax number: 03 982 9505
Photo ID text number: 021 33 04 05