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Is it still the situation that declaring bunkruptcy in NZ
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I live in the UK. I have a student loan debt in NZ. which I
Hi there. Yes. I live in the UK. I have a student loan debt in NZ. which I have never been able to pay any back as I have never earned enough to do so. I recently received a letter from a collection a… read more
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I'm the guy who visited nz from us with the student
I'm the guy who visited nz from us with the student loans who asked you some questions a week or so ago. I am going to declare bankruptcy and had some follow up questions. The first set of questions i… 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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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 am a NZ citizen and a USA citizen. I have been living in
I am a NZ citizen and a USA citizen. I have been living in the USA for the past 12 years. I have a student loan in NZ that I cannot repay. If I file for bankruptcy in NZ can NZ claim against my USA as… read more
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Hi I am going to apply for new zealand citizenship, I had an
Hi I am going to apply for new zealand citizenship, I had an outstanding student loan debt, will this affect my NZ citizenship application? I had this student loan debt few years ago and due to some p… read more
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Living in Australia for about 18 yrs now and the NZ govt is
Living in Australia for about 18 yrs now and the NZ govt is requiring payment of student loans amounting to $76 000 total for both my wife and myself. I can not afford it so I am considering going ban… read more
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I moved from NZ last year to Australia. I have a $200K tax
I moved from NZ last year to Australia. I have a $200K tax bill for last years tax, right now no way to pay it, no other debt except student loan 40k. Best thing accountants have suggested is to decla… read more
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We have student loans which we did not pay for over 10 years.
We have student loans which we did not pay for over 10 years. Over the years it has grown in size to more than double the amount we were originally granted. Having arrived in NZ in 1996 on qualificati… read more
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Hi, I have a few questions relating to bankruptcy over student
Hi, I have a few questions relating to bankruptcy over student loan debt. Like many others I studied during the 1990's at the start of the Student Loan scheme and spent my full entitlement every year,… read more
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Hi. Stopped paying 30 k student loan in 2003 when moved to
Hi. Stopped paying 30 k student loan in 2003 when moved to Aus. Dispute with IRD, who insisted that I had to pay interest on loan, even though I was FT student at NZ university while living with Aus. … 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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Currently a debt for 80K nzd is held for unpaid student loans
Currently a debt for 80K nzd is held for unpaid student loans inclusive of interest. Cannot repay this as I am a struggling musician residing in the UK. Heard the NZ govt are collecting on unpaid nz s… read more
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I am living in the USA and owe NZ65,000 in student loans. I
I am living in the USA and owe NZ65,000 in student loans. I am no longer a NZ citizen - I gave up my NZ citizenship. I have UK citizenship and will shortly become a US citizen (dual citizenship). I ha… read more
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My wife and I are tax resident in France and UK nationals.
My wife and I are tax resident in France and UK nationals. We have recently bought a property in New Zealand and will be renting (hopefully) it out when we return to France. We have three children and… read more
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