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I received a call from the IRD today in regards to a student
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Situation: I live with my husband and my two children (my
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I had a company that went into liquidation owing the IRD $100K. KPMG were appointed Liq
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Chris, I have a ($20,000) Student loan that has now accumulated
Chris, I have a ($20,000) Student loan that has now accumulated late fees, interest an penalty's as I reside in Australia. I have made only minor repayments and want to know where I legally stand as I… read more
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I have a NZ student loan of $75,000 and have lived in Australia
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Hi, I previously asked a question regarding my NZ Student loan.
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a few questions more. Is the IRD able to take my debt from
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My partner and I were in a defacto relationship, he entered
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If you are separated from your wife and she occupies the former
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Hi There I have a friend who made an error of judgement
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