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Have You Paid Too Much Tax?

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Few people enjoy paying taxes and certainly no one wants to pay a cent more in tax than they should! But many New Zealanders unwittingly pay more tax than is necessary, often due to payment errors or by not claiming the deductions to which they are entitled.

Do you suspect that you might have overpaid your tax last year?…

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Are you travelling and looking for a way to fund your stay in New Zealand? Or perhaps you’re  after some temporary work and a change of scene? If so, there is a growing demand for fruit pickers in New Zealand.

New Zealand needs entry-level and seasoned migrant workers to help maintain orchards and gather the harvest.…

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Have you got the right travel insurance?

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If you do not have the correct travel insurance cover, you risk losing a significant amount of money.

The amount you could lose varies depending on the flexibility of your ticket, your health, the value of your luggage, the risk of the destination, and any existing overlapping cover you may have through other insurances.

In this article, we’ll take a look at the basic considerations along with some of the “gotchas” that could catch you out.…

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How to Get Out of Debt

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Carrying too much debt?

If you feel debt is becoming a burden, and too much of your money is being drained away by high interest charges, then we’ve put together a few ideas on how you can solve this problem.

Getting out of debt means freedom. It gives you more opportunity. Your life becomes a lot less stressful.…

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How to Save Money

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The sooner you start saving, the sooner you’ll reach your financial goals. But it can be difficult to start, especially if you’re more accustomed to spending rather than saving.

At My Tax, we want you to keep a lot more of your own money, so we’ve written a series of articles on saving money and spending wisely.…

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Travel On A Budget

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Got some of your tax back and thinking of heading for the blue skies?

We’ve put together a few travel tips for Kiwis who are travelling on a budget. There are some fantastic deals right now and by using some of the helpful internet tools, you can save a ton of money.

Research

Get a guidebook.…

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Budgeting Advice For Kiwis

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At MyTax, we are all about keeping more money in your pocket. Tax is one of the biggest deductions that comes out of your pay packet, not to mention the many other claims on your income. It can certainly be difficult to keep more of what you earn.

We’ve come up with a few simple budgeting ideas to help give you more control of your finances.…

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