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Forum: Philippines
Feb 14th 2020, 9:03 am
Replies: 16
Views: 737
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Forum: Philippines
Feb 13th 2020, 8:18 am
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By mikemike

Re: Philippines dentistry - high end???

8000 pesos a tooth was approximately at the time about 100£ each. Uk prices were closer to 700£ each

Would have been far cheaper if plastic teeth were used instead of porcelain
Forum: Philippines
Feb 12th 2020, 7:35 am
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By mikemike

Re: Philippines dentistry - high end???

3 teeth extracted and 6 tooth porcelain bridge costed close to 50,000 pesos in manila
Forum: Philippines
Feb 11th 2020, 5:36 am
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By mikemike

Re: Philippines dentistry - high end???

Dentistry here has been first class for me and my two children 6 month check up clean with fluoride is 1500 each
Forum: Philippines
Feb 11th 2020, 5:34 am
Replies: 44
Views: 8,006
Posted By mikemike

Re: British Food Wanted!!!!

The casings are collagen so tend to last as long as you wish in the ref. King sue canadian is possibly one of the better lean packaged bacons outside the deli area in sm. You may wish to google...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 10th 2020, 10:32 am
Replies: 44
Views: 8,006
Posted By mikemike

Re: British Food Wanted!!!!

I import the casings from the UK have used '' Butchers Sundries'' also get the cumberland mix and other herb ingredients from them. make the rusk here from ground breadcrumbs mixed with herbs...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 1st 2020, 8:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By mikemike

Re: RECEIVING UK STATE PENSION IN PHILIPPINES

you may wish to check the costs of remittance and exchange rates as in some cases a direct transfer is cheapest. you can still keep your Uk bank accounts
Forum: Portugal
Jan 27th 2020, 9:27 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 3,509
Posted By mikemike

Re: Simple income tax calculation question.

Euro guy, all income is taxable subject to allowance. The state pension is allocated against the allowances first and the pension being way lower than the allowance is regarded as non taxable. As...
Jan 16th 2020, 7:44 am
Replies: 1,062
Views: 36,071
Posted By mikemike

Re: Boris Johnson tell LIES

You are not allowed to give up, there is more than enough bait for the grammar nazis to feast on, Go have another nibble, there is loads more to feast on:))
Jan 15th 2020, 1:51 am
Replies: 1,062
Views: 36,071
Posted By mikemike

Re: Boris Johnson tell LIES

Rhodesia needed permission as well....look what happened there.

This is what happens when people decide to ''take back control'' ''Not live in a satropy'' etc ''why won't lets us leave?''
...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 15th 2020, 1:35 am
Replies: 59
Views: 7,697
Posted By mikemike

Re: Oddities in the Philippines

yes all the particles that have been damp have wrapped themselves around the ash particles so dropped down fast and turned into a form of cement rain, i dread to think what it is doing in the lungs!!...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 15th 2020, 1:30 am
Replies: 125
Views: 57,584
Posted By mikemike

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

I think he is asking if it will be taxed in the Philippines. the answer is No as at this time all pensions in the Philippines are tax exempt.

As for tax at source for your pensions that will be a...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 5th 2020, 11:30 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,335
Posted By mikemike

Re: BPI Europe Ceases Remitting to Philippines

Yes that is the intent, just not sure how it will go!! If Transferwise sort themselves out .....and it is entirely their issue then they will be our UK bank to start with and we will meander our way...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 5th 2020, 7:07 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,335
Posted By mikemike

Re: BPI Europe Ceases Remitting to Philippines

we are not using western union we just get their rates The trustees advised they do not charge for the transfer so they will make in shaving the rates with WU

anyway quick update on Transferwise...
Jan 3rd 2020, 9:06 am
Replies: 1,062
Views: 36,071
Posted By mikemike

Re: Boris Johnson tell LIES

So you have discovered that his first language may not be English? How is your local aboriginal dialect coming along?

Then again maybe he is not as well educated as some are, is that what the...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 31st 2019, 7:15 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,335
Posted By mikemike

Re: BPI Europe Ceases Remitting to Philippines

Transfer wise gave me an account number and sort code which when BPI paid into it bounced the funds back to BPI.

BPI were my ONLY uk bank account and they are not seen as acceptable to...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 28th 2019, 8:26 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,335
Posted By mikemike

Re: BPI Europe Ceases Remitting to Philippines

Yes just responded yet again. This time I sent them screen shots of each step they instructed. I get the feeling the outcome will show that the step is different to that which they have given me
...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 27th 2019, 7:53 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,335
Posted By mikemike

Re: BPI Europe Ceases Remitting to Philippines

Thanks i will take a look

transferwise have thrown my confidence in them when they told me the sort code and account number given are in effect dummy numbers!!!
Forum: Philippines
Dec 26th 2019, 7:46 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,335
Posted By mikemike

Re: BPI Europe Ceases Remitting to Philippines

well somethings are just not straightforward

I tried to transfer my balance from BPI to Transferwise I gave the sort code and account number etc and Transferwise bounced the payment back to BPI!! ...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 9th 2019, 5:13 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,679
Posted By mikemike

Re: Income suggestions

There would not be uk income tax implications if you are non resident in the Uk for tax purposes. As the asset is earning income in the Philippines, you would be liable for local income tax and...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 3rd 2019, 8:46 am
Replies: 44
Views: 8,006
Posted By mikemike

Re: British Food Wanted!!!!

you can get that and the brand equivalent in rustans Daang hari, not cheap there either
Nov 27th 2019, 8:15 am
Replies: 1,062
Views: 36,071
Posted By mikemike

Re: Boris Johnson tell LIES

cameron aptly described him as a greased piglet
Nov 21st 2019, 7:47 am
Replies: 7,544
Views: 279,020
Posted By mikemike

Re: Tories in chaos

Not sure Bo Jo will make brexit happen or get it done. I think he may not keep his once safe seat.

Tories will get wiped out North of the border. Labour have nothing to lose there. Would not be...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 19th 2019, 6:08 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,335
Posted By mikemike

Re: BPI Europe Ceases Remitting to Philippines

Thanks for the info we did open a transferwise account today and sent their sort code and bank details to those who will remit funds. The account opening process is straightforward just took some...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 18th 2019, 5:35 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,224
Posted By mikemike

Re: Planning to live in Philippines next year

You will have to be a tax resident some where. Up to you to decide where, being a tourist does not give you tax residency.

I am not resident in the UK for income or capital gains tax earned...
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