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Following my earlier email communications with ...and my
Following my earlier email communications with Chris...and my inquiries about whether or not I could qualify for NZ Superannuation based on my NZ citizenship & my present age(71) and the residence req… read more
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84yr old. I live in Papamoa and wish to make a rate rebate
My name is ***** ***** old. I live in Papamoa and wish to make a rate rebate application to Tauranga City Council for year 1 July to 30 June 2021. need my income details to claim. Married and on super… read more
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My wife has been receiving ACC weekly income payments for
My wife has been receiving ACC weekly income payments for the past 6 years. She turns 65 soon. Is she still entitled to the ACC payments if she does not chose to receive government super? … read more
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Once I've submitted my request for child support to ird,
Once I've submitted my request for child support to ird, what date is used for the start date? And what happens if the paying parent disputes the amount? … read more
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Does New Zealand have unclaimed monies act? If so does a
Does New Zealand have unclaimed monies act? If so does a financial institution or organization have to report unclaimed monies to the government? If so how often?… read more
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I'm interested in how the IRD treats US ROTH IRA accounts.
I'm interested in how the IRD treats US ROTH IRA accounts. On this page https://www.ird.govt.nz/technical-tax/legislation/2014/2014-04/2014-04-taxation-foreign-super/leg-2014-04-tax-of-super.html I se… read more
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As a member of NZ's armed forces for 20 years I now receive
As a member of NZ's armed forces for 20 years I now receive a Navy Pension. I turn 65 in March and become eligible for superannuation. Does my Navy pension affect my income from the "old age" pension.… read more
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I have a NZ lady (in her 60's with her husband ) working for
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I have a question on NZ permanent resident eligibility for
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If someone has an old tax debt which is over 18 years old and
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Hi ChrisI, like many others, have a student loan in NZ of
Hi Chris I, like many others, have a student loan in NZ of about $73,000. I had been living overseas for 10 years, went back to work in NZ last year for 7 months (was on the MSL tax code), but moved t… read more
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I am looking into an old friends eligibilty for New Zealand
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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 transferred my UK penison to NZ over 5 years ago. I
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Hi,my question is... my business is in recievership[statgatory
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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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Nice to meet this site.HiI and my wife are NZ citizen
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Iam an Auistralian receiving a comsuper pension. I want to live in New Zealand but can;t afford it if I am classed as anon resident for tax purposes and have to pay a flat 29% rate on my pension. I wo… read more
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