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Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 14th 2021, 4:25 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Vaccine rollout in KSA

See here... https://www.saudi-expatriates.com/2021/04/expanding-administration-of-first-dose-of-vaccine-postponing-second-dose.html?m=1&ISCI=000402
Forum: Middle East
Apr 7th 2021, 2:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: NEOM Potential Job

Do It! +1

Remote camp life is do-able, as long as your phone pings once a month confirming that salary has been deposited.

Makes me smile :)
Apr 3rd 2021, 5:16 am
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: KSA work visa

If your employer has all the papers, and your passoport, then the visa can be issued in a few days. It's a quick process.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 2nd 2021, 4:52 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 3,441
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Job offer in Dubai for my wife, help please.

I doubt very much your current UK employer will let you move to UAE and keep working from there. Unless they have an office in UAE who can employ/ sponsor you? There are major legal, tax and...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 2nd 2021, 9:36 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,441
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Job offer in Dubai for my wife, help please.

The day you leave the UK you become provisionally Non-Resident, so no income tax to pay in the UK. However, you are only confirmed Non-Resident after you complete a full tax year overseas and meet a...
Apr 2nd 2021, 7:24 am
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: KSA work visa

For a KSA Work Visa you'll need your Degree Certificate validated by the Saudi Embassy, which first requires authentication by the issuing University and then attested, a Police Clearance and a...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 2nd 2021, 6:24 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,441
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Job offer in Dubai for my wife, help please.

Don't forget to factor 2x pensions into the mix, and potential UK income tax liability on worldwide income unless confirmed UK non resident (that'll be no sooner than 6th April 2023 unless you leave...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 25th 2021, 5:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Travelling KSA to Scotland

And that's exactly what I will do. But planning to arrive at LHR shortly after 17th May, in the hope that both KSA and UK COVID-19 requirements will be relaxed by then. I'll have had my second AZ...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 24th 2021, 5:55 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Travelling KSA to Scotland

From this BBC article: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-56060224

"The UK government's health secretary Matt Hancock has previously said passengers arriving in England from "low risk" countries...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 24th 2021, 3:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Cool Travelling KSA to Scotland

Anyone know if this is feasible, without being incarcerated in a Government approved hotel?
Could I land at Heathrow then take the train to Scotland and quarantine at home?
Strange times indeed!
Forum: Middle East
Mar 21st 2021, 3:20 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,163
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Trading UK Shares as non UK Resident

When you say you're not a resident anymore, are you sure you understand how to become and remain UK non-resident for tax purposes? You mention Canada, but where is your Domicile (usually your...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 17th 2021, 4:11 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,729
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Covid Passport Yes or No?

EU elections, that's an interesting concept...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 11th 2021, 1:38 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,729
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Covid Passport Yes or No?

I dunno, but ever since I got the vaccine, I've been getting a 5G signal on my iphone...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 7th 2021, 2:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Advice on living in Doha please.

Qatar is a very conservative Muslim society and most certainly doesn't condone couples co-habiting before marriage. I'd strongly suggest you settle in your new accommodation and assess the situation...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 5th 2021, 2:02 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Ehteraz app in Qatar

Hmmm... That QR code links to a Hormone Replacement Therapy factsheet, odd.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 3rd 2021, 1:02 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Vaccine rollout in KSA

Got my jab done today, at a mobile clinic (lorry) that turned up in the car park at work. Got the AstraZeneca vaccine, so 12 weeks to get the second, then hopefully heading to the UK for Eid (or the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 27th 2021, 3:03 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Vaccine rollout in KSA

Your second dose will be in the middle of Eid holidays, will you be in KSA to receive it?

I've got my appointment booked for the end of next week. Remote location, so not sure how to get to the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 26th 2021, 5:47 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,472
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: "The Sandpit" ?

Scotland is on the right path, this year reducing layers of Government from three to two and agitating to reduce this to one. Less Government bloat is a good thing, and will get my vote every time.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 25th 2021, 2:03 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Saudis Introduce "Vaccine Passports"

Nope, just Tawakkalna (https://ta.sdaia.gov.sa/en/index) phone app is needed for now.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 22nd 2021, 3:43 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,396
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Foreign firms must have HQ in KSA to get KSA gov. contracts

Or head further south, assuming you don't mind the odd missile flying overhead. Both buckets filling up rapidly for old Johnny :)
Forum: Middle East
Feb 20th 2021, 9:36 am
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Moving to Dubai to sell overseas company?

Get professional advice. Income Tax and CGT are different and you'll be liable for both. To become UK Non-Resident for Income Tax purposes takes at least one full tax year out of the UK with limited...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 19th 2021, 5:16 pm
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 19th 2021, 3:52 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: HMRC amnesty

There's no amnesty to my knowledge. Just a chance of 90 days in the UK being discounted if you meet strict conditions relating to COVID?
Forum: Middle East
Feb 6th 2021, 1:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Qatar - Money, Savings, Transfers

What, this Revolut (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolut), a UK startup bank that's two years old and registered in Lithuania? Not for me, thanks.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 1st 2021, 12:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By Johnnyboy11

Re: Qatar - Money, Savings, Transfers

Welcome!
Open a UK Personal Pension before you leave (if you don't already have one) and you can pay in £2,880 this tax year and for each of the next five tax years and get £720 basic tax relief...
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