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I'm currently residing in Australia and looking at
Hi, I'm currently residing in Australia and looking at bankruptcy in New Zealand as i have about 45k worth of unsecured debt are there income limits that need to be considered if i apply? And i don't … read more
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Dear *****. ..Further to my earlier emails and the fact of the personal info I have given ,I would like to return to New Zealand in early 2021...and with a formal admission granted in February 2020 to… read more
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Second opinion] Under NZ Law, I was overseas for the last
Second opinion] Under NZ Law, I was overseas for the last 5years and am back to NZ a few weeks ago and received a call from IRD that I own a lot of money as child support , I had no income for 2 years… read more
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I need to speak with someone who really knows about overseas
I need to speak with someone who really knows about overseas pension direct deduction to New Zealand Supperannuation … read more
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I have an order in my favour from the Disputes Tribunal
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If my ex-husband made an error and had some funds paid into
If my ex-husband made an error and had some funds paid into my personal bank account instead of his am I liable to pay those funds back? … read more
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I have a question on NZ permanent resident eligibility for
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Can you answer following for me please. My wife and I have
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I was married years to an American woman; we lived together
I was married for 22 years to an American woman; we lived together in NZ for 17 years. She is now almost 67 and I 65 years. We separated in 2011 and were legally divorced in May 2013. I sought employm… read more
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Chris - i have lived overseas since 2007 as a non-resident
Chris - i have lived overseas since 2007 as a non-resident and i had a call on tax income of USD167K for tax year 2006 - evidently i was 48 hours outside the tax window of 325 days consecutively for 1… read more
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I am living in Australia currently,with my daughter who was
I am living in Australia currently,with my daughter who was ill and i needed to be closer, she has lived here for 9 years and is well established with family and a successful business with her husband… read more
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If I live on a New Zealand registered ship, is it considered
I live on a New Zealand registered ship, is it considered as being a small part of NZ when offshore in International waters, seeing that it is subject to NZ laws. My question relates to whether one wo… read more
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I have lived in NZ since becoming a resident in 2011. I will
I have lived in NZ since becoming a resident in 2011. I will be eligible for NZ superannuation in 2021. If I visit Australia for holidays for maybe a few months or more during this time, will that cou… read more
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Hi, I have a few questions relating to bankruptcy over student
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Hello, Im a kiwi living in Aust. In the mid 90s I accumulated
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a few questions more. Is the IRD able to take my debt from
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Gentlemen, I am an expat Kiwi who has been working overseas
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My wife and I are in dispute with WINNS for overpayment of
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