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$50k Tax Bill on Currency Exchange

Old Jul 22nd 2017, 9:41 pm
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Wow, this is a new one on me:

"...... when the New Zealand dollar strengthens, taxpayers with international mortgages are seen to have made a gain, because - in theory, at least - their New Zealand dollars are worth more to pay their overseas mortgages."

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/949...she-never-made
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Old Jul 23rd 2017, 12:26 am
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think that will catch a lot of people out
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Old Jul 23rd 2017, 7:16 am
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The NZ Dollar strengthens, so any UKP income she gets after the rental mortgage is paid is worth less, the property is worth less, the mortgage isn't even paid in NZ Dollars and she made a GAIN?

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