Am I eligible for the KiwiSaver annual Government contribution (member tax credit)?
You will be eligible for the annual Government contribution if you:
- are between 18 and the KiwiSaver retirement age (the age you are eligible for New Zealand Superannuation (currently 65) or, if you first joined KiwiSaver or a complying superannuation fund over the age of 60, five years after you joined),
- reside mainly in New Zealand (or you’re a state services employee working outside New Zealand or work overseas for some charities), and
- contributed to your KiwiSaver account during the year
The Government will contribute 50 cents for every dollar you contribute (up to a maximum of $521.43 each year).
You may not receive the full amount if you don’t meet these requirements for the full year (1 July to 30 June).
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