Tax Facts - ACC Premiums
Employer invoicing by ACC takes place from June each year and is
based on employee earnings for the year ended 31 March.
Your ACC Premium consists of:
- ACC Workplace Cover Levy - your classification
unit rate x each $100 of liable earnings.
- Residual Claims Levy - your residual claims
levy rate x each $100 of liable earnings.
- Health and Safety in Employment Levy - 5c x
each $100 of liable earnings.
The Classification Unit Rate is based on
the actual cost of work-related injuries that occur within your
classification unit. A classification unit is a group of
businesses that operate within a similar industry.
The Residual Claims Levy Rate covers
ongoing costs for old injuries that occurred before 1999. In
1999 the ACC funding was changed to cover the full lifetime costs
of injuries that occurred in that year. The Government announced in
September 2015 that the Residual Claims Levy will cease from April
The IRD provide ACC with relevant earnings data from employer
monthly schedules. From this information, ACC calculates the
total levies due.
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