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My British parents who are non-resident in New Zealand own a
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I have inherited some money from my Aunt recently and I wish
I have inherited some money from my Aunt recently and I wish to gift some via deeds of gift to some family members. Will there be any tax liability involved for me if I do this? … read more
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I have $100k debt (student loans, income tax, credit cards)
Hi, I have $100k debt (student loans, income tax, credit cards) in NZ but have recently moved to the UK. The debt was with a debt consolidation company but the payments have become unmanageable so I a… read more
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I live in new Zealand my wife just filed against me in the
I live in new Zealand my wife just filed for divorce against me in the uk is the law same in both countrys… read more
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I am a US/NZ citizen as are my wife and children. My parents
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An English Citizen comes to New Zealand after living 8 years
An English Citizen comes to New Zealand after living 8 years in the UK. What criteria do they need to meet to be able to be eligible to apply for a pension in New Zealand?… read more
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Hi, I am NZ citizen earned in 2006, then got married to Pakistani
Hi, I am NZ citizen earned in 2006, then got married to Pakistani girl,brought her over here to NZ, had child in 2007, moved back to UK in 2008 with my wife and 1 child, ha one more child in UK in 200… read more
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Hi there I live in the UK and have a question about my out
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If you owe debit in the UK but have been living as a resident
If you owe debit in the UK but have been living as a resident in NZ for over 6 months and intend to remain in NZ can your debt be forcefully recovered by UK finance companies if you are unable to pay … read more
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Hi. I have lived in NZ for 6 yrs, (permanent NZ resident,UK
Hi. I have lived in NZ for 6 yrs, (permanent NZ resident,UK citizen). My parents in the UK want to give me money (yay!). Am I liable for any tax on the money?..Are there any $ amount threshholds as to… read more
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We move to NZ from the UK in 1982. My wifes mother has just
We move to NZ from the UK in 1982. My wife's mother has just died in the UK. Will we be taxed on the cash from the estate when we bring it into NZ? Many thanks for any advice you can give!… read more
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I moved here from the UK 1 month ago. I am a retired Metropolitan
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Hi I have a property in NZ which I bought 2000. I live in London
Hi I have a property in NZ which I bought 2000. I live in London but am a Kiwi. I have been doing it up and enjoying it since then usually around 6-8 weeks ayear .I have have had daughters sisters and… read more
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I am currently based in the UK. I have mortgages on 2 properties
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I left New Zealand over one year ago to work in United Arab
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Hi can you tell me if my children can be forced back to the
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I would like to know whether the UK and New Zealand have a
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can i transfer my uk property into a new zealand trust and
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