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IR3 Question 6 Business industry classification (BIC) code

Inland Revenue is required to supply the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) with a code for your business or trading activity, for levy classification and calculation.

If your BIC code isn’t preprinted on the return or is different from the preprinted one, please enter the correct code.

To work out your main business or trading activity and its code, go to

It’s important that you choose the code which most accurately reflects your main business or trading activity. If you’re unable to identify the correct code, call ACC on 0508 426 837 for more help.

Please provide the code only. Don’t provide a description. If you don’t complete your BIC code, ACC will select one on your behalf. This may mean your ACC levy rate could be incorrect.

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