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Forum: Australia
May 15th 2017, 6:29 am
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Fardell

Re: Sharing work between UK and AUS offices

We work across a lot of time zones; have a look at using something like Calendly to manage timezones and meeting relatively seamlessly
Forum: Australia
Mar 31st 2017, 11:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Fardell

Re: Declairing UK Investment Income in Australian Tax Return

Two things:

1) If you are in Australia as a temporary resident then you will not be liable to Australian tax on your passive eg. investment and rental income overseas, and

2) Even if you are a...
Forum: Australia
Mar 27th 2017, 11:03 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,814
Posted By Fardell

Re: Living In Two Countries

I think in actuality that doctors both in the UK and Oz tend to be quite flexible in terms of what represents "emergency care", but I would not want to rely on the discretion of individual doctors;...
Forum: Australia
Mar 15th 2017, 3:18 am
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Fardell

Re: Adelaide Schools

I would suggest looking at:

https://www.myschool.edu.au/ - general school comparison based on standardised tests called NAPLAN

Australia : Private School Fees and Costs | Exfin - The Australian...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2017, 6:42 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,525
Posted By Fardell

Re: Private UK Pension to Australia

There is more clarity now about the Overseas Transfer Charge - I don't think the article I quoted above is entirely correct and it appears that the charge will only apply if transfers are made to...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2017, 12:22 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,525
Posted By Fardell

Re: Private UK Pension to Australia

If precise figures are difficult to get or impossible, as with a final salary pension, you can get an Actuary to make a calculation - costs a fee but the figures will not normally be disputed by the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2017, 3:07 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By Fardell

Re: Travel insurance for non residents. Any ideas please?

Try World Nomads, they let you choose your country of residency - in this case UK. Might be relatively expensive though, any medical repatriations if needed will be to Oz or NZ.
Forum: Australia
Feb 7th 2017, 10:15 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By Fardell

Re: Understanding Medicare and private health insurance

I understand your response, I wasn't being specific enough. What I was trying to say, rather poorly, is that I would go back to the GP for advice about how best to manage the situation - I think that...
Forum: Australia
Feb 7th 2017, 7:02 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By Fardell

Re: Understanding Medicare and private health insurance

Australia has a problem with medical and health costs and a lot of it comes back to specialist and particularly surgical costs - where procedural costs can rival the US! (Some) surgeons are...
Forum: Australia
Jan 19th 2017, 7:23 am
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By Fardell

Re: UK Pensions

Still possible, but in short you you will need to be 55 years of age plus - and you will need to set up a QROPS compliant self managed super fund; although there is now a QROPS compliant retail fund...
Forum: Australia
Dec 1st 2016, 11:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By Fardell

Re: Pensions

Currently, you can only move your occupational/private pensions to Australia if aged 55 or over - due to restrictions on qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes (QROPS) - google the term. It...
Forum: Australia
Nov 26th 2016, 1:24 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,920
Posted By Fardell

Re: Claiming Super from the UK

Interesting situation, early access to super is generally only available a Departing Australia Superannuation payment (DASP) to certain temporary residents - and the tax rate is 38%; and can be...
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2016, 11:46 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Fardell

Re: Tax and JSA questions

Not entirely sure about whether logic always totally prevails in these circumstances, and I was really commenting on someone who was on a temporary residents and (I presume) met their partner while...
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2016, 6:50 am
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Fardell

Re: Tax and JSA questions

Details matter of course, but from the point in time that you "acquired" an Aussie partner you will likely be regarded as an Australian tax resident regardless of your visa, mobility and other...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2014, 10:09 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,981
Posted By Fardell

Re: Superannuation after you leave australia

Remember that withdrawals based on financial hardship are typically limited to amounts such as $10,000. Also, I have seen no fee super schemes such as ING's reject non-resident members; you are...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2014, 4:47 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,981
Posted By Fardell

Re: Superannuation after you leave australia

Carefully looking at the level of fees paid is important but if you are certain that you are going to be retiring overseas you might want to consider biasing your investments towards the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 28th 2014, 10:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fardell

Re: Leaving Australia and superannuation

Just appreciate that any payment is going to be subject to tax at the rate of 35%. And, while I do believe that professional assistance is needed with some pension transfers, I think most people can...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2014, 6:55 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Fardell

Re: remortgaging your uk property while emigrating

I agree with the "barge pole" comment. If an individual is moving to Australia as a permanent rather than temporary resident ideally any "investment property" will be neutrally or negatively geared -...
Forum: Australia
Sep 9th 2013, 12:35 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By Fardell

Re: Oz investment property when living in UK

Just remember that from 8 May 2012 the Australian Government took away the 50% CGT discount applying to assets held for more than 12 months for non-residents - which makes continuing to hold an...
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2013, 3:43 am
Replies: 84
Views: 15,790
Posted By Fardell

Re: Aussie Dollar continues to fall - £1 buys $1.66

What's interesting to me is that over the last couple of months the Aussie dollar has fallen against all the major currencies by almost the same extent - over 10% against the USD, GBP, Euro etc.,. ...
Forum: Australia
Aug 2nd 2013, 12:32 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By Fardell

Re: Tax implications of moving UK pension to Australia

In very general terms you are liable for Australian tax on the growth in the funds since you became resident - but this is measured in AUD terms so will be affected by the (large) change in exchange...
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2013, 2:42 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Fardell

Re: Any Tax Agents willing to give advice ?

I presume the term deposit is in Australia. If so, then if she has notified the banks that she has an overseas address then they will have automatically deducted withholding tax of 10% - this will...
Forum: Australia
Jun 17th 2013, 1:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Fardell

Re: Tax Return Question.

I think you will shortly get some expert help, but in the meantime I would suggest you look at using the tax calculator provided by the ATO. It is different from most calculators in that it takes...
Forum: Australia
Jun 14th 2013, 5:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Fardell

Re: Writing Will

It is a mistake to think that the services provided by the public trustees are entirely free. Whilst the preparation of the will may be free, it will nominate the Public Trustee as the executor of...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2013, 2:18 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By Fardell

Re: UK inheritance to pay mortgage in UK or Oz?

Hi Jenny

I think it's probably worth getting a bit of tax advice regarding your situation from someone who does both UK and Oz tax. But generally, the situation is that if you have any debt it...
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