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I've recently moved back to New Zealand and started the
I've recently moved back to New Zealand and started the company here. My question is I have a mix of New Zealand and Australian clients and I don't know if im supposed to have an Australian account open for them to pay into then send money back here every 1/4 or so? Also, Do I pay tax over here AND over in Australia? … read more
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Were in a bit of an unusual situation. A few years ago i
were in a bit of an unusual situation. A few years ago i borrowed money form a person back in a different country me and him are citizens of. I have paid back my debt. He wrote a note by hand where he himself states he has received the debt i later moved to new zeland (im a citizen of nz). Ow i live in Australia while i have been absent from that country he claimed he did not receive the money he got an order from that country and now he is trying to enforce that order in new zealand … read more
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A protection order has been granted by Australian court for
A protection order has been granted by Australian court for a period of 7 years, has been breeched three times, statements taken by Australian police in each instance, children were born in Australia,… read more
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I am based jointly in Fiji and New Zealand I have a child
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I have an unknown debt with the ministry of social
I have an unknown debt with the ministry of social development. Am i able to travel to nz and will the nz immigration allow me to come back to australia. … read more
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I am a New Zealand Citizen have been living in Rural Vict
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I would like to know how I go about getting a friend to
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Just wanting some info in regards ***** ***** divorce I went
HI. just wanting some info in regards ***** ***** divorce I went through in 2005. My x was supposed to pay child support and also give me back a sum of money. He did neither and went overseas. He is n… read more
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I am 37 years old ad my sister is two years older.
Hello. I am 37 years old ad my sister is two years older. When I was eight my father moved to Australia. He paid no child support and IRD wiped his child support debt/duties as they say there was no s… read more
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My partners ex will not let him see his kids and we have travelled
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My ex-husband and I are NZ citizens who resided in Australia
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Hi, just wondering what will happen to the father of my children
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I have been in contact with the IRD from what I gather than
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