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Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2012, 10:09 pm
Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2012, 7:58 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By cheepnis

tax question: TWP a deductible expense?

Has anyone successfully claimed the cost of their temporary work permits as an employment expense on their previous tax returns?

Couldn't find anything on the CRA site that it wasn't possible...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 2:09 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,212
Posted By cheepnis

Re: uk current account options

the number has to be a uk landline, so not very practical from where i'm at. that being the case, the other thing is that i'd need a friend or family member to relay this info every time i'd...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 1:34 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,212
Posted By cheepnis

Re: uk current account options

Pretty straight forward answer - Don't give them a mobile number. Or is that too simple?[/QUOTE]

If you don't have a mobile to which they text you the security code, you can do no more than browse...
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 3:28 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,212
Posted By cheepnis

uk current account options

i keep a modest balance in my UK account but the bank who i've been with for years are making it very difficult for me to keep it due to their new security routine which involves them texting the...
May 19th 2011, 5:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By cheepnis

Re: postal strike imminent?

thanks for that quick reply.

can you provide a link to that info? the CEC guide 5609 makes mention of Xpresspost only, which is why i asked
May 19th 2011, 4:38 am
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By cheepnis

postal strike imminent?

does anyone know if the strike is 100% certain?

I was hoping to get my application out next week (watining on a final piece of paper) and i understand that buffalo doesnt accept fedex or ups, no?...
Mar 27th 2011, 11:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By cheepnis

colour scanned copies or photocopies?

Does anyone know if CIC are ok (or not) with with submitting colour scanned & inkjet-printed documents instead of plain photocopies of those bits of evidence that don't need to be original or...
Mar 23rd 2011, 6:56 am
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By cheepnis

Re: CEC application - payslips - originals returned?

thanks for the reply. just want to clarify, transcripts have to be original, but a copy of the degree cert is ok?

i read the document checklist and its slightly ambiguous regarding the degree...
Mar 21st 2011, 7:13 am
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By cheepnis

CEC application - payslips - originals returned?

i am going to submit payslips with my CEC application as evidence of hours worked.

i'd like to know whether copies or originals should be submitted as there is nothing explicit in the document...
Sep 30th 2010, 10:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By cheepnis

Re: CEC and overtime work

...So i listened to that tasteful but bland music they play while keeping you hold for a long while waiting to chat to CIC to clarify the overtime issue.

Not once, but twice.

I wanted to see...
Forum: Canada
Sep 18th 2010, 10:26 am
Replies: 87
Views: 8,428
Posted By cheepnis

Re: Arrived last week in Vancouver - useful facts (I hope)

if you're close Shima-ya on Victoria drive does absolutely flawless sushi and other stuff besides.

http://dinehere.ca/vancouver/shima-ya for some more perspectives and info.
Sep 13th 2010, 9:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By cheepnis

Re: CEC and overtime work

thanks PMM.

that section 80 is apparently talking about federal skilled workers.

There is a dedicated section 87.1, about the Canadian Experience Class further down in the document which does...
Sep 13th 2010, 6:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By cheepnis

Re: CEC and overtime work

sorry amy for being vague.

this forum in particular is always chock-full of TLAs (three-letter-acronyms!) that i thought it was obvious!

here is the post that mentioned that overtime want...
Sep 12th 2010, 7:28 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By cheepnis

CEC and overtime work

hi.

i found a thread by the long since departed A miller saying that hours overtime did not count towards the 3900 total hours needed to qualify for CEC.

can anyone else confirm or deny this?
...
Sep 7th 2010, 4:10 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,070
Posted By cheepnis

Re: My work permit is expiring, I want to enter Canada as a visitor

cheers for that, lucky sod.

love all his stuff. but recently I've been relistening to his early '80s album "lite me up", produced by rod temperton aka the brit who wrote thriller. can't get enough...
Sep 7th 2010, 3:32 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,070
Posted By cheepnis

Re: My work permit is expiring, I want to enter Canada as a visitor

Simon,

tell us more about meeting HH! How'd it happen - a festival performance?
Jul 4th 2010, 7:50 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 15,552
Posted By cheepnis

Re: Language test results mandatory for all FSW

are the test results valid indefinitely or is there an imposed limit, like with police certs?
Jul 4th 2010, 3:09 am
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By cheepnis

New FSW rules - supporting documents question

oh well, not yet having the 2 yrs continuous experience needed by CEC, at least not til early next year, my OH ticks one of the listed occupations

since learning about the changes been combing...
Forum: Canada
Jun 14th 2010, 10:02 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By cheepnis

BCers Tax Free shopping in WA

had a super quick look around the site to see if anyone had mentioned it before, but apparently not.

"British Columbians shopping in Washington state are eligible for a tax break when the...
Forum: Canada
May 28th 2010, 11:09 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By cheepnis

Re: Stockbroker question

hargreaves lansdowne should be ok with the situation.
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2010, 10:59 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,355
Posted By cheepnis

Re: indication of food prices

if practical for your situation, do yourself a massive favour and getting yourself a Costco Executive membership and apply for their instore amex card to compound the savings. Also keep an eye out on...
Apr 30th 2010, 8:27 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By cheepnis

PR supporting doc validity period

So police certificates are valid for 3 months...

i am in the paper-gathering phase right now. on the verge of getting transcripts from universities but wondering the order i need to collect...
Feb 23rd 2010, 7:00 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By cheepnis

Re: glad to be here...

i am surprised you'd feel safer on the tube and would be interested to know why.

there are no silent alarms within easy reach and a comparative absence of staff on tube platforms. sure there are...
Feb 23rd 2010, 6:00 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By cheepnis

Re: glad to be here...

el_richo,

thanks for those links, very informative. but i don't feel that those contradict my opinion, more the opposite.

contrast that to the article and its responses to any of those stories...
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