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I want to open a micro/small business of handmade bath and
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1. I am a NZ citizen (still currently living in NZ), and
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I live in the UK. I have a student loan debt in NZ. which I
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I am a american citizen living in america the last 6 years.
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Relationship Property Sharing settlement Queries and a Tax
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If the IRD only requires documents to be kept years (ten if
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Hi Crhis, I read this Q&A answered by you regarding the
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Hi Chris, Been a while... I have an urgent question and
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Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy
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