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Forum: Canada
Aug 30th 2020, 2:34 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,403
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Travel insurance question

Thanks to all for the responses to my original question and obviously the subject has expanded and hit some important issues. My granddaughter and her mum have now returned to the UK and are back...
Forum: Canada
Aug 19th 2020, 12:54 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,403
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Travel insurance question

The plan is to get dual citizenship for baby. Baby has her own British passport. Our Son's PR card has expired but certainly from what we are hearing from his GF on her visit here they have no...
Forum: Canada
Aug 7th 2020, 12:51 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,403
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Travel insurance question

We brought our Son to Canada, from the UK, when he was 2 years old but none of us became Canadians citizens (long story). My Son and his Canadian girlfriend moved to the UK 4 years ago, she has not...
Forum: Canada
Aug 6th 2020, 2:34 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,403
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Travel insurance question

She traveled on her UK passport, I'm not sure what their plans are regarding applying for her to have Canadian citizenship.
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2020, 2:00 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,403
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Travel insurance question

Hi just an update to my original post, both Mum who is Canadian and our granddaughter born in the UK had to get travel medical coverage due to not having lived in Canada. I phoned Health Canada and...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2020, 12:06 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,403
Posted By Kentonmag

Travel insurance question

Hi all....looking for some help
My Son and his Canadian girlfriend moved to the UK 4 years ago, my Son is a British citizen and his girlfriend has not taken out British citizenship yet. They have...
Forum: Canada
Mar 27th 2020, 3:12 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

I did reply to your private message
Forum: Canada
Jan 22nd 2020, 2:06 am
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: How to bring my Violin - UK to Canada

You might just have to fiddle it.
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2019, 4:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Tax and pension investment queries

Thanks I will inquire again to see if I was just given the incorrect info previously.
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2019, 3:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Tax and pension investment queries

Yes I could pay up but I inquired last year and was quoted 700 pounds per year. I worked out that to get that 700 x 5 years back I would have to be taking pension for just over 3 years, until I'm 69....
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2019, 3:23 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Tax and pension investment queries

I arrived in 1991 and continued to pay into NI, and have 30 years in which was the original full requirement before it was raised to 35 years a few years back. Originally I was only paying around 150...
Forum: Canada
Mar 19th 2019, 8:11 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

I've mentioned it many times on here, I used Blacktower and my pension was successfully transferred out of my Ex UK Company and is invested in the UK. They ARE legitimate and I have nothing but good...
Forum: Canada
Mar 15th 2019, 1:43 am
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Transferring a ROPS pension elsewhere?

As someone who has had to transfer my Company UK pension into a UK based pension fund because the HMRC booted Canada off the ROPs list, I would say the HMRC have currently washed their hands of how...
Forum: Canada
Mar 13th 2019, 11:51 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Very confused about whether I need to file a Canadian tax return!

If you came to Canada, and worked for Canadian companies whilst here, then you will have to file in Canada. If you had come to Canada, on a work secondment from the UK then there would be a different...
Forum: Canada
Jan 27th 2019, 8:05 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,764
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Moving to Canada working in power distribution

My Company were heavily into the wind turbine market in Canada up until 2 year ago then sold off and closed the turbine blade manufacturing facility in Ontario. People finally woke up to the fact...
Forum: Canada
Jan 16th 2019, 6:29 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

FYI...…...…..The newspaper is called "The British Canadian" and advertises itself as "Canada's National Newspaper for the British Community" it is available free in every "British goods" shop, and in...
Forum: Canada
Jan 16th 2019, 1:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Youngsters Pensions advice

Regarding the Canadian old age pension against the UK OAP
A single person old age pension in Canada now is $540.77 per month, Both you and your partner receive that.
There is a joint old age...
Forum: Canada
Jan 16th 2019, 1:04 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

For no other reason than when looking for options, as how to navigate the recently introduced Canadian QROP's conundrum, I looked around for Companies who specialized in overseas Ex Pats. I had...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2019, 5:43 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

Offshore office (Based in Miami). Early in the process I did phone Blacktower in the UK to make sure everything was legit.

As to your other point I can only refer to my contacts comment of...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2019, 4:59 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

Ok I am a little clearer in one respect which I have left in your quote. We did both my wife's and my own pensions back to back. The first was my wife's and Tramway advised against transfer, which we...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2019, 4:18 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Youngsters Pensions advice

I fully agree with the above comments, however another option is you can wait a few years before starting to pay the NI for your British OAP. I was able to backdate 6 years NI payments amounting to...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2019, 4:03 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

I'm not sure what you are asking here?
If I walked into any investment Company and told them I have 200,000 pounds in a Company pension plan, do I think I should take it out and give it to you to...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2019, 2:17 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

Blacktower invested my pension transfer into Vanguard Global funds. Blacktower now administer my money/fund in the same way my TD Waterhouse advisor looks after my Canadian savings, TFSA's and...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2019, 11:03 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 30,259
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

Because Tramway are an independent body not affiliated to BlackTower, and this has to happen by the new pension transfer rules introduced in April 2017. Their advice is based on what they believe is...
Jan 6th 2019, 5:57 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 3,783
Posted By Kentonmag

Re: Expats - How do you find Trudeau and heavy left wing laws?

Trudeau is a numpty, he's ballooned the country's debt to the point where it will be unrecoverable in my lifetime. Just like the idiot in charge South of the border he had no experience in politics...
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