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Forum: Australia
Sep 10th 2017, 10:05 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Transfer of Q super

Well I wouldn't. This government are a pack of mean vicious little petty ..... Not only have they increased the exit tax by 30% on these young backpackers...but they also make them pay tax on every...
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2017, 11:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Transfer of Q super

Unfortunately no.

However I don't know where you got the 60% from. For a 457 visa holder it's 35% withholding tax...it's 65% for those in a working holiday visa...which is yet another example of...
Sep 2nd 2017, 5:20 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,241
Posted By TakenThePlunge

7.5 years

Well I've been here 7 1/2 years today (well 2 weeks ago actually but close enough)

It's been a real rollercoaster of a ride during that time

So a short recap...

We came over in February 2010...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 2nd 2017, 5:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: No More Rip-off Card Charges

They'll just find some other way to rip us off...
Forum: Australia
Nov 26th 2015, 7:03 am
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Remortgaging UK property from Aus

I was in exactly the same boat, and did not find a solution, and I do have a buy to let mortgage in place. Essentially nobody was willing to remortgage it for anything approaching the same rate as I...
Forum: Australia
Nov 26th 2015, 6:10 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 833,827
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

As Louie said, look on the website get the flights you want and then ring You need to ring 02 9101 1948.

I did it last week and it was quite a painless exercise.
Nov 18th 2015, 6:52 am
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By TakenThePlunge

How do I get court permission for my grandchild when father won't sign 1229

Some of you may remember that my daughter got pregnant when on holiday in the UK and married the dipstick. Now after 2 years of abuse, she has eventually left him and instituted divorce proceedings....
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2015, 6:44 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,767
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: UK tax return

Actually I answer that question correctly every year, and I've submitted it every year for the last 6 years, so far with no problems. I know I'm supposed to use commercial software to do it, but as...
Forum: Australia
Nov 16th 2015, 3:02 am
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Owning a UK Company

I do.

It's a little complicated. I fill in a CT600 in the UK for the company. I don't fill in anything in Australia for the company information.

If I take dividends out, I add that to my UK...
Forum: Australia
Nov 16th 2015, 2:35 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 833,827
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Last question, I promise...

Seeing as AA only allow booking 11 months out, should I book the out flights now, and then the return flights later?

Also is there a phone number to call, as I...
Forum: Australia
Nov 16th 2015, 12:05 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 833,827
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Thank you - I think I'll do just that...
actually now that I'm searching all my usual sources I never see Etihad listed, where do I search for Etihad availability?

Thanks
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2015, 5:26 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 833,827
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Thanks louie, unfortunately any savings would be swallowed by me having to stump up to buy 60000 miles ....
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2015, 11:36 pm
Replies: 2,789
Views: 833,827
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Thanks, as ever bcworld for the useful link. I'm looking for 2 seats, I think if I left the wife here while I swanned over for the wedding I may have some painful bits for a while :-)

Cheers...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2015, 11:40 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 833,827
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Every time I try to book one of these reward flights I can't seem to find anything.

I have 240000 miles in AA miles (were dividend miles), and my daughter is getting married next October, so I'd...
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2014, 1:28 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: House Market Value

So i went to the accountant in our company, and apparently the first accountant is spot on, I am eligible for CGT. You are allowed overlap, but not if you were renting the old one out.

From the...
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2014, 12:16 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: House Market Value

I have taken advice - the timing is the only thing here, I signed contracts, the building has started and a month later I sold the UK house, my tax guy says I can not claim the UK house a s...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2014, 7:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: House Market Value

Thanks for that - unfortunately I'm liable. I got caught out because I didn't sell it before I signed the contract on a house here.
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2014, 3:34 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By TakenThePlunge

House Market Value

I have just sold my house in the UK, and I need to account for it in my tax return. I'm told that I have to work out the CGT based on the market value from when I became tax resident. I bought the...
Forum: Spain
Sep 27th 2014, 3:57 am
Replies: 316
Views: 14,809
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

Only thing I can come up with is that a twitter reader is often called a peep in social circles so "peep will" = peep'l = sounds like people but it's dreadful, someone else can hopefully dissect it...
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2014, 3:32 am
Replies: 316
Views: 14,809
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2014, 3:31 am
Replies: 316
Views: 14,809
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

I keep thinking tswana here - I lived in Botswana and tswana is both the language and a tribe. Could be way off of course ;-)
Forum: Spain
Sep 3rd 2014, 10:22 am
Replies: 316
Views: 14,809
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

Something wrong with your letters there - I think it's eyeballed

Nice clue - two tone horse = piebald - silent p = sounds like eyeballed.
Forum: Spain
Aug 12th 2014, 11:07 am
Replies: 316
Views: 14,809
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

disappointment = come down

Sense = wit +
opening for haggling = h

after tells you the with is after the come down.
Forum: Spain
Aug 11th 2014, 1:25 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 14,809
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

think of contracting the flu...
Forum: Australia
Aug 10th 2014, 10:07 am
Replies: 72
Views: 4,591
Posted By TakenThePlunge

Re: Bag checks when leaving Australian shops

It drives me mad - I always refuse. If the security guard gets adamant I say to him he has the right to detain me and call the police, I'm hoping one day one of them does, I'd love to sue one of the...
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