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Should Secondary High Tax be charged when you are working part time and getting topped up by ACC
Chat Conversation Start 5:52pm Hi there I saw the bit on Paul Henry about taxes needing to change. Definitly agree with this. My Husband was working and had an accident in 2009 he ended up having several operations so off work for a few years, He got himself a part time job in 2012 as he is not someone who wants to sit at home, He ended up getting his lower leg amputated last year and as soon as he could went back to work. The trouble we have understanding is that He is working part time, and gets a top up from ACC to his previous income. Inland revenue then charge him Secondary High Tax on his Jobs wages. Should it be happening like this as it is not a second job at all he is just getting topped up to full wages of the previous ONE job he had previously, He is slowly increasing hours back at work as he gets stronger. The secondary High Tax does not seem right. They are penalising him for wanting to get back to work. Do you have any advice on this thanks Thanks for getting in touch. Between phone, email , twitter etc. I get a stack of messages. I don't get time to reply to everyone. Don't be offended, there are only so many minutes in the day. Chat Conversation End Type a message...Hi Is it fair for someone who works part time while still recovering and gets a top up to pre accident wages from ACC to be charged Secondary High Tax? It does not seem right and even ACC have said that it does not seem right,
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