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I'm hoping to get some help with attaining a refund for my
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I am an Australian Citizen living in Sydney. I have recently
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hi sir .actually i lived in australia for six years .from 2007
hi sir .actually i lived in australia for six years .from 2007 to 2013.actually i m gay and i had stolen credit cards solen from their wallet and did shopping online and door to door shop .i done secu… 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, my question is about whether or not I should be a trustee
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When my wife and I obtain NZ Citizenship by grant, legally
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I am not clear whether I need to declare my Australian income,
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