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Can NZ student loan be enforced in Australia? Would a NZ
can NZ student loan be enforced in Australia? Would a NZ declared bankrupt be able to continue to be employed in professional capacity in overseas jurisdictions?… read more
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I have a question on New Zealand bankruptcy. From online
I have a question on New Zealand bankruptcy. From online forums, I have seen a post from a couple of bankrupted people (who are residing in Australia but have a student loan debt in NZ) saying that th… read more
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I have a 100k student loan debt in NZ. I have lived in
I have a 100k student loan debt in NZ. I have lived in Australia for the last 11 years making the minimum repayment obligations. If i become an Australian Citizen and renounce my NZ citizenship does t… read more
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Any idea what is the cost involved if I apply bankruptcy in
any idea what is the cost involved if I apply bankruptcy in NZ while I am Australia. Does it restrict my further activity in OZ such as traveling overseas, job and credit search, act as direct for OZ … read more
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I have a large debt to NZ IRD. If I am living in Australia,
I have a large debt to NZ IRD. If I am living in Australia, am I able to apply for bankruptcy in NZ and if so will the assignee have the ability to affect my employment or recover money from my Austra… read more
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Ive been trying to contact ird with no avail about my
Ive been trying to contact ird with no avail about my student loan as i heard about the new law if you still owe , will i get detained at the airport ? I am going back home for xmas and will have my s… 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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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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Hi there. I live in Australia and have permanent residency
Hi there. I live in Australia and have permanent residency here but have a $70k student loan in NZ. I am unemployed here in Australia but I do have $3000 in a savings account. I also have a car worth … read more
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My husband is contemplating bankruptcy. He is living and working
My husband is contemplating bankruptcy. He is living and working overseas and is a Director of a Hong Kong company we he be forced to resign as part of the terms of his bankruptcy? I did read on the i… read more
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I am a NZ citizen married to another NZ citizen and living
I am a NZ citizen married to another NZ citizen and living in Italy with 2 children. We both have NZ student loans in excess of $60,000 each. I am a stay at home mum so am not earning anything and hav… 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 have a student loan which with interest over 20 years has
I have a student loan which with interest over 20 years has now blown out to $75,000.00 . I am living in Australia and a stay at home mum to my three children , my husband works in the Ambulance servi… 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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I owe approximately AU$90K. I have now moved back to NZ. I
I owe approximately AU$90K. I have now moved back to NZ. I have been speaking with a debt management company over in Australia & they have recommneded that I take bankruptcy which will wipe out all my… read more
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Hi, I left NZ in 2001 with a $27k student loan with it probably
Hi, I left NZ in 2001 with a $27k student loan with it probably being $150k+ with compound interest and penalty charges. The IRD has recently contacted my nominated alternative contact and after readi… read more
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Hi Chris, I have been a resident of Canada for 1 years
Hi Chris, I have been a resident of Canada for 1 ½ years – have been a non-resident of NZ for about 11 years. I have had a student loan since 1998 –I have paid back approximately 11,000 NZD (principal… read more
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