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Notifying us of your current prescribed investor rate (PIR)

If you don’t notify us of your prescribed investor rate (PIR) and tell us what your IRD number is, then any PIE taxable income will automatically be taxed at the highest PIR rate, which is 28%.

You can notify us of your current prescribed investor rate (PIR) in Internet Banking, by calling us on 0800 275 269, or visiting a BNZ store.

Updating your PIR in Internet Banking 

Log in to internet banking, then on the main screen:

  • click on 'Menu' and go to 'Settings'
  • in 'Your Details', select 'Edit'
  • select your PIR from the drop down menu and press 'Save'.

Important: The information on this page is general in nature and does not constitute specific tax advice to any person. We recommend you obtain independent tax advice for your own circumstances. Neither BNZ Investment Services Limited nor any other person accepts any liability for the use of, or reliance on, this information.