Kids Accounts

How to create a Kids Account, who can create a Kids Account

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Kids Accounts

Anyone with an active New Zealand resident Sharesies account can open and manage an account for someone who’s under 18!
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Who can open a Kids Account

Anyone with an active Sharesies account can open and manage an account for someone who’s under 18.
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Kids Account fees

More info on the fees associated with a Sharesies Kids Account
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Create a Kids Account

If you have an active New Zealand resident Sharesies account, you’re able to create a Kids Account for someone who’s under 18.
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Find a child’s IRD number

To find out the IRD number for a child, either contact Inland Revenue (0800 775 247), or get this info from their parent or legal guardian.
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Manage a Kids Account

You manage a Kids Account from within your own personal Sharesies account by switching between the two.
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Differences between adult Sharesies Accounts and Kids Accounts

Kids Accounts have access to all the same investing opportunities as an adult Sharesies account. But, there are a few key differences.
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Why some investments are labelled 'Kids'

You may notice some investments are labelled for 'Kids'—this is largely due to how tax is applied to these investments.
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Legal information about Kids Accounts

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Kids Account transfer date

This is the date when the child becomes entitled to the money and investments in the Kids Account.
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Kids Accounts Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions for Sharesies Kids Accounts.
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