IRD is giving more to families from 1 July 2018
Families Package - what's changing?
From 1 July 2018, financial support for New Zealand families will increase. The changes include:
the introduction of the Best Start tax credit
higher payment rates for Working for Families tax credits customers
widening of the eligible income range for Working for Families tax credits
extension of paid parental leave (PPL) payments
More information about all these changes will be available by June 2018. Read more here http://www.ird.govt.nz/news-updates/families-package-bill.html?id=homepage