This request has an unknown status. We're waiting for robert mckenzie to read a recent response and update the status.
From: robert mckenzie
Dear Inland Revenue Department,
Why does the IRD take a partners income details in terms of its’ bizarre hardship applications overseas when onshore a student loan debtors partners income is irrelevant?
ie an onshore stay at home parent with a student loan is exempt from paying even if their partner is earning?
Why is there a different rule for a stay at home parent overseas with a student loan?
Why would, for instance an Australian husband married to a NZ student loan borrower be in debt to the IRD for his stay at home wife’s very old NZ student loan?
How would this even stand up in an Australian court if legal action was taken? Considering the loan is over 20 years old?
It all seems a bit confused and misguided.
Inland Revenue Department
[IN CONFIDENCE RELEASE EXTERNAL]
Please find attached a response to your Official Information request on
behalf of Kaylynne Bell, Group Lead, Customer and Compliance Services,
Government & Executive Services
This email and any attachment may contain confidential information. If you
have received this email or any attachment in error, please delete the
email / attachment, and notify the sender. Please do not copy, disclose or
use the email, any attachment, or any information contained in them.
Consider the environment before deciding to print: avoid printing if you
can, or consider printing double-sided. Visit us online at ird.govt.nz