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Forum: Middle East
Jun 11th 2019, 12:08 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Income tax query

why not rent out your UK home? If you jointly own it, you can split the income as joint landlords and if it won't take you over the threshold of your personal allowance you won't pay tax on it. Plus...
Jun 11th 2019, 12:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By sicklyman

Re: ToR process delayed by up to a month ATM

just got our ToR approved a ref for our shipping agent to use on the customs form. Shipping company come tomorrow so good timing, but it ended up taking 32 working days!
Jun 3rd 2019, 4:26 am
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By sicklyman

ToR process delayed by up to a month ATM

Hi all... just in case anyone else is returning to the UK this summer, be aware that applications for Transfer of Relief on any goods you ship back are delayed significantly at the moment.

The...
Forum: Middle East
May 15th 2019, 6:47 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,806
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Watch UK TV for free please

forget iplayer. go with zattoo and your vpn tuned to switzerland
Forum: Middle East
Feb 15th 2019, 3:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Abu Dhabi question about leaving family in UK

just check you're clear for no tax on your KSA income in the UK. You might be liable.
Feb 6th 2019, 8:32 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,082
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Working for BAe

yep, they're a pain. If it's BAE in Eastern Prov you're looking at, PM me and I'll put you in touch with a mate who teaches there and can tell you the truth. He's been there long enough for the shine...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 26th 2019, 10:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By sicklyman

Re: tax on shipping personal effects back to UK

that's useful. We'll have much less than that so it shouldn't be a major problem.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 25th 2019, 5:22 am
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By sicklyman

Re: tax on shipping personal effects back to UK

great info everyone. Thank you.

Any idea what demurrage costs are in the UK for a few metres squared of personal goods? I could only find rates per container/day.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 20th 2019, 3:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By sicklyman

tax on shipping personal effects back to UK

If we relocate back to the UK and ship some stuff (not a lot), will we automatically get hit with VAT or other customs duties? For example, I've built myself a VR-capable PC (i.e. pretty pricey) and...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 8th 2018, 4:11 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Moving abroad with a young family

with of course, no influence from our own nation in that outcome, allowing us to justifiably judge from a distance how badly the 'arab states' are at managing their own affairs.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 16th 2018, 2:43 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Renting Cars in Portugal and elsewhere in Europe

I've hired repeatedly in Portugal on my UK license with a UK credit card while living in the ME.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 16th 2018, 2:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Working as Freelancer vs Salaried in KSA

Please be aware that the phrase "not usually possible" means "never ever possible" in the Gulf.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 11th 2018, 8:56 am
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Saudi DL for Female Dependents

apparently it was dead easy not so long ago but things have changed. The rumour is that the hold up is the desire to prioritise resources to giving Saudi national females licenses before the expat...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 5th 2018, 7:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Tying up loose ends

unless it's a not-for-profit, <snip> aim is probably a less altruistic than that Lex31!
Forum: Middle East
Nov 4th 2018, 8:24 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Job offer at BAe Systems Riyadh

Sickjlyman is my Scandinavian cousin. He's away at the moment. In the meantime, if you PM me your contact details, I can put you in touch with someone who is in the marriage scheme but located in...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 28th 2018, 9:25 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,630
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

being indignant about a war you're actually facilitating would be hypocrisy even the UK government would have a hard time achieving...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 28th 2018, 9:22 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,806
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Watch UK TV for free please

remote? just cast from your phone mate.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 27th 2018, 1:35 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,806
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Watch UK TV for free please

You'd best tell those forcing you to stop it then.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 27th 2018, 1:34 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,806
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Watch UK TV for free please

not sure what your point is scot47

nowadays, the BBC won't allow you to watch it in Saudi even if you do pay for it.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 24th 2018, 10:00 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,630
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

which is exactly why I think every bit of the story is absolutely true.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 24th 2018, 9:59 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,806
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Watch UK TV for free please

forget iPlayer with any VPN. They're too agressive. Switch to Switzerland and visit zattoo.com
Forum: Middle East
Oct 23rd 2018, 8:59 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,630
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

exactly... if the whole idea of their de facto leader ordering this was laughably implausible, they'd be vocal about denouncing it. But they're not so...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 22nd 2018, 8:52 am
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Exporting a car to the EU

Jeep Wrangler Sahara Premium with black leather seats...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 22nd 2018, 8:51 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,630
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

I discussed it discreetly with one Saudi colleague. She said no one is talking about it, social media or otherwise. Just goes to show...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 21st 2018, 10:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By sicklyman

Re: Ras Tanura Accommodation

ok... so... apparently there are two small crappy trailer park compounds that are expensive - Tamimi and As Suwaiti. The latter is better but more pricey. You'll get a single room in a shared...
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