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Forum: Middle East
Jun 12th 2019, 5:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By eastrunner

S1N Tax in Oman

Starting from the 15th of June the prices of alcohol, cigarettes and p0rk is increasing by 100% and carbonated drinks by 50% (Probably a good thing), so going to have to pay 10 quid+ for a pint a the...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 9th 2019, 9:42 am
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Online Passport Application Processing Time

Thanks Millhouse I'll call them tomorrow
Forum: Middle East
Jun 9th 2019, 8:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By eastrunner

Online Passport Application Processing Time

Applied for my daughters first passport in May, and got a confirmation email to say documents received on the 15th of May. Just keeps saying the application is on the processing queue. The HM...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 30th 2019, 4:37 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Holiday in Sri Lanka in May

Thanks all, I was going to referee a friendly game of Rugby and probably decide closer to the travel dates
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 28th 2019, 11:10 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By eastrunner

Holiday in Sri Lanka in May

This was a holiday booked back in January, would you still go? FCO has said only essential travel

Thanks

ER
Forum: Middle East
Jan 13th 2019, 5:39 am
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Expat Mortgage Providers for UK property

Thanks Queef Latinah (https://britishexpats.com/forum/members/queef-latinah-271665/) and everyone who responded

ER
Forum: Middle East
Dec 31st 2018, 7:13 am
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By eastrunner

Expat Mortgage Providers for UK property

This has already been discussed please can you recommend some lenders that lend to expats, there was a company based in Jersey or Guernsey a few people recommended, BTL mortgage renewal coming up,...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 13th 2018, 5:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,841
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Oman salary

Finding work for a spouse is very challenging quite slim unless she's a medical professional or a teacher etc....
Forum: Middle East
Nov 13th 2018, 5:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By eastrunner

Renting Cars in Portugal and elsewhere in Europe

We plan to rent a car in Lisbon and Hamburg, Do you just need the UK Driving License and Credit card? or like in the UK does one need to use the paper part of the license and get the DVLA penalty...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 13th 2018, 5:43 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,841
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Oman salary

We live in Muscat the typical cost of living in OMR (Family of 2 adults and a toddler)
Apartment 2 bed 300 starting - 500 higher end its a renters market currently so lots of deals around. We have...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 23rd 2018, 11:37 am
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Software to File Taxes as a Non resident landlord?

Many thanks Millhouse and Dominoman...bought Taxcalc last night best 30 quid spent ever!!
Forum: Middle East
Oct 22nd 2018, 11:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By eastrunner

Software to File Taxes as a Non resident landlord?

Anyone filing UK taxes using a particular software as a non resident? I usually fill the SA100 and SA 105 a set each for me and the missus and courier them to family or friends that will in turn send...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 26th 2018, 10:17 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,885
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Job-Hunting & Moving Back to UK

@ OP look at contracting with day rates you'll find it's an easy market to get into and checkout the market place, contracts can last anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months or longer. They pay you gross...
Jul 4th 2018, 6:48 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By eastrunner

Would you show your current employer another job offer to get more money?

I hear this is common practice, has anyone done it? although the 'potential' move is to a not so desirable city within the gulf?

ER
Forum: Middle East
Jan 25th 2018, 3:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By eastrunner

UK Banking Issue

Our house in London still has a residential Mortgage and therates were fixed 2 years ago for 5 years. And in the eyes of Barclays we arestill living there. We have told the tax man that we are away...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 31st 2017, 4:42 am
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By eastrunner

Identity Theft

Yesterday I received our UK post for the last few months, and looks like I have fallen victim to Identity theft, someone has got a phone from O2 under my name an run a bill for almost a 1000 pounds...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 30th 2017, 9:39 am
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By eastrunner

AD Grand Prix would you still go?

Since LH wrapped up the championship yesterday, wondering if this will be a 2nd driver 'testing event' anyone been in the last few years? any good? do they have concerts etc...as part of the race...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 24th 2017, 9:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Allowance for Non resident landlords

Thanks Millhouse and sicklyman
Forum: Middle East
Oct 24th 2017, 6:40 am
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Allowance for Non resident landlords

@Millhouse yes we are both British citizens, registered as non resident landlords as we do not live in the UK. I have read through the HMRC website and its not very clear if non residents still get...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 24th 2017, 5:40 am
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By eastrunner

Allowance for Non resident landlords

Do Non resident landlords get the UK basic tax allowance? (yes registered as a non resident landlord)


After filling the SA100 and the property section myself and the missus have a grand total...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 20th 2017, 4:53 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,059
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Oman / Muscat

Groceries cost about 300/ month for 4people (3 adults + toddler (including maid)
To rent a car a smallish (Rav 4) to a mid size 4x4 it'll cost you in the range about 250 - 350 OMR (it'll be better...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 5th 2017, 10:14 am
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By eastrunner

Work for Spouses in Oman

So last evening the missus brought up the ‘what about mycareer’ discussion as our toddler is getting to an age where he can probablygo to day care. What is your experience do most of your partners...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 8th 2017, 7:20 am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,878
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Would you still move to Qatar?

Well currently in Muscat so contemplating?
Forum: Middle East
Aug 7th 2017, 3:18 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,878
Posted By eastrunner

Would you still move to Qatar?

Despite the blockade and changes would you still move to Qatar from within the GCC?

Thanks

ER
Forum: Middle East
Jul 12th 2017, 10:46 am
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Sri Lanka Dengue Fever outbreak

Thanks all interesting points, taking loads of repellant and long sleeve clothing


ER
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