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Jun 17th 2019, 3:25 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,916
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Gizza Job

Why pick on Walmart when it is generally true of retailers? In fact Walmart are better than many.
Jun 13th 2019, 2:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: RHD to LHD Vehicle Steering Conversion

I'm not sure what you mean mean by "the insurance doesn't register....". If your insurers don't know that it is a lhd then you are taking a major risk.
Jun 13th 2019, 2:04 pm
Replies: 164
Views: 15,211
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Boeing 737 Max 8

What makes them think that would boost confidence? Seems like an act of desperation to me.
Forum: USA
Jun 13th 2019, 11:27 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Getting a car as new resident.

They have sales all the time, so I doubt there will be much to gain. You may get a better deal on a 2019 model as the 2020 models arrive, which is starting about now.
Forum: USA
Jun 13th 2019, 11:25 am
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: who to inform?

I agree with this. The details are here: https://www.gov.uk/tax-right-retire-abroad-return-to-uk

Not something you have to do but having your mail re-directed is well worthwhile. I avoided some...
Jun 12th 2019, 7:37 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,168
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Debt Score

If your credit report shows $0 balance every month it means that you are paying before the cc company reports to Trans Union. You therefore appear not to be using any credit and therefore your score...
Jun 11th 2019, 7:59 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,168
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Debt Score

You really are confused because Jsmth321 doesn't mention low income!
Jun 10th 2019, 11:33 am
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Exterior maintenance of home - UK vs US

Where I live here in GA the county has ordinances controlling this. Most control is in a designated historic area where there is control of external appearance and developments. More generally in the...
Forum: USA
Jun 7th 2019, 6:56 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 9,980
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Tax Help (stressed out)

Where in the UK treaty are you finding that a UK state pension is exempt from US taxes for a US resident?
Forum: USA
Jun 6th 2019, 4:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: parking for removal van in NYC?

No, it's one to ask before you book :nod:
Jun 5th 2019, 6:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: IR1 visa

Fly out Saturday, June 8 LHR - JFK leaving at 8:30am; return same day and arrive at LHR 6:30am Sunday.. cost about £2,000 with Virgin.
Forum: USA
Jun 4th 2019, 7:30 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,121
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: US passport/Certificate return times

Does the certificate have any useful purpose after you have received your passport? I'm really not sure. I know mine is in a "safe place" but I don't know exactly where that safe place is right now!...
Jun 4th 2019, 6:52 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Letting / Bank Account conundrum

As one example, you could use Transferwise and make the payment direct to the landlord. You would need to set up an account with Transferwise first.
The way it works is you transfer money from your...
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Passport renewal

This is where you start. Recent experience is that it takes about two weeks.

https://www.gov.uk/overseas-passports
Jun 3rd 2019, 1:01 pm
Replies: 164
Views: 15,211
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Boeing 737 Max 8

This really calls into question the quality control both at the supplier end and during assembly. The fix may only take a couple of days per plane, but all 737s (not just the Max) now have to be...
May 31st 2019, 6:11 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,916
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Gizza Job

I know, and I was saying that I would not regard 24 hours as fairly quickly. Many people think they can drink in the evening and be fit to drive (or pilot planes!) the next morning. I once ran a...
May 31st 2019, 6:05 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 3,345
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: YouTube ad blitz

But now you have spread news of Chantix across BE, so they have succeeded :sneaky:
May 31st 2019, 4:45 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,916
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Gizza Job

I would not call up to 24 hours "fairly quickly".

https://americanaddictioncenters.org/alcoholism-treatment/how-long-in-system
May 30th 2019, 2:53 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Recieving your US social security in the UK

No problem. Social Security will pay direct to your bank (direct deposit not direct debit!).

Details here: https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10137.pdf

Application Form here:...
Forum: USA
May 29th 2019, 4:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Drawing down UK pensions and tax residency form

OK got it! There's nothing in this process that means you have to start all your pensions at once. It's your choice.

I started my two pensions at different times, but only ever filled out one Form...
Forum: USA
May 29th 2019, 4:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Drawing down UK pensions and tax residency form

Good point. I did mine after my first payment, so tax was deducted on a few payments, then refunded on a later payment so I ended the UK tax year with no tax paid.
Forum: USA
May 29th 2019, 2:44 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Drawing down UK pensions and tax residency form

If you want to avoid UK tax deductions you must fill out Form 8802.

This does not mean that you will be "rid of your UK accounts" does it? The pensions will still be in the UK and potentially...
May 28th 2019, 6:38 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,759
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: an out interest question?

I applied as soon as I could, at three years.
Forum: USA
May 28th 2019, 11:28 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,196
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Best way to transfer money -UK-> US

I'm not sure what you are trying to say. All that matters is what you actually get at the end of the transaction, taking account of the exchange rate being used and the fees. That is why I find the...
May 24th 2019, 4:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By MidAtlantic

Re: Colorado becomes first state in nation to cap price of insulin

I agree. It is "a cap on what its residents can be charged for the medication. The law doesn’t limit what insulin manufacturers can charge insurance companies, and it’s expected those insurers will...
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