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A question to do with ird student loan debt in New Zealand.
A question to do with ird student loan debt in New Zealand … read more
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I have a NZ student loan from 12 years ago. I have not made
Hi I have a NZ student loan from 12 years ago. I have not made any repayments. It is now at $120,000. I have lived in Australia for the past 12 years. I am mentally ill and earn no more than $50,000 a… 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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Hi Chris My partner has just found out that he owes $81,000
Hi Chris My partner has just found out that he owes $81,000 for a student loan, having left NZ in 2005 with an original loan of $40,000. We are by no means well off, but recently sold our house and so… read more
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Hi I use to live in NZ before i settled in australia 22 years
Hi I use to live in NZ before i settled in australia 22 years ago. i had a student loan that i never paid off there, recentley i recieved a call from baycorp saying they are calling on behalf of nz in… read more
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Hi Crhis, I read this Q&A answered by you regarding the
Hi Crhis, I read this Q&A answered by you regarding the NZ Student Loan. I think it is one of the most detailed and sought after replies I've ever seen on this topic. I am in the similar situation as … read more
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I have a large student loan debt incurred from the compounding
I have a large student loan debt incurred from the compounding interest from a period studying in Australia. I live in Australia. I can't afford to make payments as I am ill and can only work part tim… read more
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Hello, My daughter has just received a letter from NZ IR,
Hello, My daughter has just received a letter from NZ IR, telling her that they will seize money from her bank account or salary if she does not immediately pay $30,000 of her student loan. She has be… read more
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Hi I have just been on the phone with the IRD NZ regarding
Hi I have just been on the phone with the IRD NZ regarding my student loan from the mid 90s which stupidly of me I failed to do anything about when I moved to Australia in 1999. The loan itself was fo… 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 had a student loan of $12,000 20 years ago ... due
Hi, I had a student loan of $12,000 20 years ago ... due to health issues etc I have earned an income above $25,000 for about 5 of those years. now I am being asked to pay almost 60,000 ...I am in sho… 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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I am a US citizen and an ex permanent resident of NZ. I left
I am a US citizen and an ex permanent resident of NZ. I left NZ over 7 years ago and completely forgot about my $5500 student loan among several other small debts. I have been reading about the IRD de… read more
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Hi, Im looking for legal advice regarding accumulated student
Hi, I'm looking for legal advice regarding accumulated student debt that is now with NZ IRD.… read more
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Hello, Im a kiwi living in Aust. In the mid 90s I accumulated
Hello, I'm a kiwi living in Aust. In the mid 90s I accumulated student debt of about 30k. I left in 98 & never paid anything. 15y on & I received a letter requesting contact. I'm guessing that 30kx15y… read more
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Hi, I previously asked a question regarding my NZ Student loan.
Hi, I previously asked a question regarding my NZ Student loan. I would like to ask your opinion as to what my best course of action is now as I have not been in contact with IRD since leaving NZ back… 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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Can i apply for bankruptcy in NZ, if i live overseas This
Can i apply for bankruptcy in NZ, if i live overseas? This is related to my student loan which may be recalled in full.… read more
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