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Application for approval as a New Zealand participant for a wine equalisation tax rebate

This form is to be used by New Zealand wine producers to obtain approval to be registered for the WET rebate. NAT 15344.

Last updated 20 September 2022

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To complete this application

You should read Producer rebate for New Zealand wine producers.

If you need further assistance please phone the New Zealand Inland Revenue (NZIR) on 0800 377 774.

Print clearly using a blue or black pen only.

Use BLOCK LETTERS and print X in appropriate boxes.

When completed, sign the declaration, attach any necessary supporting documentation and mail your application to:

WET Rebate
PO Box 33150
Takapuna NZ 0740

You can apply for approval if the following apply:

  • You are a producer of rebatable wine in New Zealand. (A producer is an entity that manufactures the wine, or supplies to another entity the grapes, other fruit, vegetables or honey from which the wine is manufactured). Rebatable wine means only the following products  
    • grape wine
    • grape wine product
    • fruit wine and vegetable wine
    • cider and perry
    • mead
    • sake.
  • The rebatable wine has been or is likely to be exported to Australia.

NZIR number

If you do not have an NZIR number you will need to contact NZIR to obtain an NZIR number before you submit this application. See 'More information' below for contact details.

More information

For more information on the producer rebate, or to find out more about WET, you can:

WET Rebate
PO Box 33150
Takapuna NZ 0740

For details about the personal information we collect from you see Privacy notice – Application for WET, NZ participant.