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1. I am a NZ citizen (still currently living in NZ), and
1. I am a NZ citizen (still currently living in NZ), and recently found out that I have a huge tax debt (i have been paying mt taxes but IRD made a recalculation and came out with a result that I need… read more
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I have been living in Australia for 17 years, and i have
I have been living in Australia for 17 years, and i have just been contacted by the IRD stating that I now owe $149K on my student loan. I knew I had the loan when I left, but I asked the IRD when I l… read more
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Any idea what is the cost involved if I apply bankruptcy in
any idea what is the cost involved if I apply bankruptcy in NZ while I am Australia. Does it restrict my further activity in OZ such as traveling overseas, job and credit search, act as direct for OZ … read more
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It's about students loan, citizen living in NSW, Migrated
Migrated from Iraq in1995 to NZ and I was encouraged to study for Master degree which I did … read more
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Just been contacted by Baycorp (I live in Australia) on
Just been contacted by Baycorp (I live in Australia) on behalf of the IRD (Inland Revenue Department) of New Zealand for a Student loan. I thought this had been paid off prior to leaving in 1997. It's… read more
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I am a american citizen living in america the last 6 years.
Hello I am a american citizen living in america the last 6 years. I have a nz student loan of $12,000 + interest and penalties. I have not made a payment since I left. My question is if I were to trav… read more
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Im living overseas and since the 12 years I am here I have
Customer: Hi Im living overseas and since the 12 years I am here I have been in financial hardship and unable to neither return to NZ nor to repay the loan. I see that bankruptcy could wipe the loan b… read more
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I recently paid my student loan in full. I was told in my
Hi Chris, I recently paid my student loan in full. I was told in my statements over the last few years that my interest has been written off. They gave me a statement showing an account balance of $0.… read more
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Under the New Zealand Student Loan Amendment Act (2005)
Under the New Zealand Student Loan Amendment Act (2005) Sect.38AE, the Commissioner of the IRD has the ability to exempt borrowers from the requirement to be in NZ for the 183 days required for the in… read more
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I have a large New Zealand student loan. I have been living
I have a large New Zealand student loan. I have been living continuously in NZ for many years and during this time my student loan has been NZ based and interest free. Last year I went to Australia fo… read more
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I moved to Australia 15 years ago this December with my then
I moved to Australia 15 years ago this December with my then fiancee (Australian) and had a student loan in NZ at the time. I tried to find work but remained completely unemployed for 9+ years before … read more
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I am a NZ citizen married to another NZ citizen and living
I am a NZ citizen married to another NZ citizen and living in Italy with 2 children. We both have NZ student loans in excess of $60,000 each. I am a stay at home mum so am not earning anything and hav… read more
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Hi there. I am a kiwi who has been living in Australia for
Hi there. I am a kiwi who has been living in Australia for the past 13 years. I am still a new Zealand citizen however. I have just found out I have an outstanding debt with the IRD from a student loa… read more
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Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy
Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy and student loans. I would like to clarify a few issues about declaring bankruptcy from overseas, I am in the UK. In some questions asked abou… read more
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Hi, I am a NZ citizen residing in Australia and have done
Hi, I am a NZ citizen residing in Australia and have done so for the past 10 years. I attended University from 1994 - 1999 and acumulated an approx 55K student loan. Post 1999 I lived in the UK for 2 … read more
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Hi, I left NZ in 2001 with a $27k student loan with it probably
Hi, I left NZ in 2001 with a $27k student loan with it probably being $150k+ with compound interest and penalty charges. The IRD has recently contacted my nominated alternative contact and after readi… read more
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Hi, I left NZ after graduating back in 1998 to travel and
Hi, I left NZ after graduating back in 1998 to travel and find work relating to my qualifications, as there were very few opportunities in NZ in my field. To cut a long story short, I couldn't afford … read more
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I am a New Zealander living in Western Australia past 15 years
I am a New Zealander living in Western Australia past 15 years - can I safely return to NZ for a holiday having not paid my student loan with interest it is now NZ$60,000 can they stop arriving and de… read more
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