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13th month pay
in New Zealand.

SALARY PAYMENT IN New Zealand Dollar (NZD, $)

CONTRACT LANGUAGES English

PAYROLL TAX 4%

PAYROLL CYCLE Monthly

TIME TO HIRE 24 hours

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Is there a 13th month pay in New Zealand?

There is no legal requirement for 13th month pay in New Zealand, however some employers do include bonus clauses in employment agreements. Bonuses are given at the end of the year and usually based on the employee’s end-of-year performance review.

Is the 13th month pay in New Zealand mandatory or standard?

Bonuses / 13th month pay is not mandatory or standard practice in New Zealand. 

When is the 13th month salary paid in New Zealand?

In New Zealand, all bonuses are up to the discretion of the employer or stipulated in the employment agreement. 

Does the 13th month salary amount to any extra payment by the employer?

Since virtually no bonuses are guaranteed in New Zealand, any bonus would be an extra payment by the employer.

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