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Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2003, 8:36 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By UDS

You want www.whereis.com.au

You want www.whereis.com.au
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2003, 12:39 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By UDS

It's not quite cut-and-dried. There are a couple...

It's not quite cut-and-dried. There are a couple of exemptions which might get you off the hook.

If the total value of your UK pension fund, and of any other Foreign Investment Funds you and your...
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2003, 8:48 am
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By UDS

If you hold a pension fund overseas, and if it is...

If you hold a pension fund overseas, and if it is regarded by the Australian revenue as a "foreign investment fund" then you are taxable every year on the growth in value of the fund. This applies...
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2003, 4:42 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By UDS

Unless you're prepared to lie when completing...

Unless you're prepared to lie when completing your tax return - never a good idea - they will know about it from your tax return.

There are also arrangements in place for information sharing...
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2003, 11:44 am
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By UDS

The problem is not at the UK end. You will still...

The problem is not at the UK end. You will still receive your tax credit in the UK for five years after you leave.

The problem is at the Australian end. Depending on the circumstances - and you...
Forum: Australia
Feb 19th 2003, 7:40 am
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By UDS

In most parts of Australia cars last longer than...

In most parts of Australia cars last longer than they do in the UK (because of the dryer climate). Hence second-hand cars do not depreciate as fast. Yes, you'll have to pay more (relative to the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2003, 8:45 am
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By UDS

It's 25% only if each applicant dealt with one,...

It's 25% only if each applicant dealt with one, and only one, of the 112 agencies surveyed. An applicant who dealt with two or more agencies will turn up twice or more in the 531,299 figure.
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2003, 11:11 am
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By UDS

Re: Whinging Ausssie Teacher

The words "pot" and "kettle" leap at once to mind.
Feb 10th 2003, 9:26 am
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By UDS

Re: UK Tax

OK, you're pedantic.

"EU national" is a widely-used and instantly recognisable term meaning a national of a state which is a member of the EU.

A bit like talking about "NATO Forces".
Feb 10th 2003, 9:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By UDS

Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2003, 12:40 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By UDS

There isn't an "Australian fire service". Each...

There isn't an "Australian fire service". Each state maintains its own fire service - sometimes more than one for different areas within the state. In addition mineral extraction and mineral...
Forum: Australia
Feb 4th 2003, 11:04 am
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By UDS

Tambo - spare yourself the spat between Grub and...

Tambo - spare yourself the spat between Grub and pommie_bastard and visit www.aussiehome.com. Click on the tab marked "price charts" for actual facts, data and information on prices in different...
Feb 3rd 2003, 8:37 am
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By UDS

Be careful. There are two possibilities...

Be careful.

There are two possibilities here. One is that the law of your home country provides for automatic loss of citizenship if you are naturalised in another country. If that is so you...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2003, 1:52 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By UDS

Re: Word Comparisons

This is where it gets really complicated.

In Qld and NSW, the most popular football code is Rugby League, and a reference to "football" usually indicates Rugby League. However, depending on the...
Forum: Australia
Jan 27th 2003, 7:05 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By UDS

Like everywhere else, some Australian...

Like everywhere else, some Australian universities are better than others, but in general the standard is high and certainly up to the standards of other developed countries.

Costs are very high,...
Jan 27th 2003, 9:02 am
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By UDS

I don't think there's any tax on capital imported...

I don't think there's any tax on capital imported into Australia, so you can bring it in any way you like. Once you save or invest it and it starts to generate interest or investment return, that...
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2003, 12:36 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By UDS

Tax deductions.

A hugely complex area, you'll be happy to hear. There's a whole slew of possible deductions if your circumstances are right, but the qualifying conditions for most of them are very carefully...
Jan 22nd 2003, 12:21 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By UDS

Depends on the laws of the two or three countries...

Depends on the laws of the two or three countries involved. Some countries have no problem with multiple citizenship, some take a very dim view and in some it depends on the circumstances (i.e. they...
Forum: France
Jan 22nd 2003, 10:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 6,252
Posted By UDS

Well, as an EU national you have a right to live...

Well, as an EU national you have a right to live and work in France, so there are no issues about visas or the like. Also its not at all far away - parts of France are closer to Manchester than some...
Forum: France
Jan 22nd 2003, 8:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 6,252
Posted By UDS

Depends. If you're already an EU national,...

Depends.

If you're already an EU national, its a great deal easier. You don't need a visa or any permission of any kind.

Also for an EU resident it's less far than Australia and New Zealand...
Jan 21st 2003, 4:44 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By UDS

Strictly speaking you don't actually export the...

Strictly speaking you don't actually export the whole scheme, just the fund.

This is not just pedantry; there is an important point to grasp here. You have two separate regulatory authorities to...
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2003, 4:30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By UDS

Ellen - probably a good idea to post what your...

Ellen - probably a good idea to post what your qualifications are, what your experience is, what your current position is and what practice area interests you. Also whether you have a preference for...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2003, 12:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,226
Posted By UDS

P.o.m.e.

This comes up every so often.

The explanations which suggest that it is an acronym for "Prisoner of Mother England" or "Prisoner of Her Majesty" or anything else are almost certainly false, for a...
Jan 17th 2003, 9:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By UDS

Re: metric or nonmetric

The US system has never been in use in Australia.

The similar but not identical British system was used, but was replaced by the metric system several decades ago.
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2003, 4:15 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By UDS

Religion in schools

Hi Shirley

So far as I can make out, the position in New Zealand is that state schools may offer religious education, but do not have to. In each case the board of trustees of the school takes a...
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