Get an IRD number for a business, charity or trust
If you’re starting an organisation that will involve money changing hands, it’ll need its own IRD number.
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When do you need a separate IRD number
If you’re setting up a new business, you’ll need an IRD number for the business if it’s a company, partnership, or a trust or estate.
You’ll also need a separate IRD number if you’re starting a:
- charity or non-profit organisation
- club or society
- superannuation scheme.
When you can use your own IRD number
If you’re a sole trader, you can use your own IRD number for your business income.