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Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Do I need International Driving License for driving in the UK

Gov.uk says that you can.
You're overthinking it, especially as your licence is in English.
You'll be fine.
Sep 25th 2022, 6:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Precautions on tax when moving back to UK

Thanks for the info. We aren't in the US though.
Sep 21st 2022, 7:18 am
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Views: 615
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Precautions on tax when moving back to UK

We'll be doing this next year.
Was it as straightforward as just filling in the SA109 form, or did HMRC come back with followup questions?
Sep 19th 2022, 4:39 am
Replies: 13
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Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Precautions on tax when moving back to UK

Did you request split year treatment for the year that you arrived back in the UK?
Sep 4th 2022, 6:14 am
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Views: 277
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Tax, Self assessment when becoming an expat

https://www.gov.uk/tax-right-retire-abroad-return-to-uk
Aug 29th 2022, 3:52 am
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Car insurance costs in UK

Why don't you find a car you're interested in on Autotrader or Honest John and use the registration number in the photos?

Also reportedly good for returning expats are Aviva and NFU Mutual,...
Aug 24th 2022, 6:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Buying property back in UK as Australian tax resident

Although in theory it is possible to transfer a foreign pension pot to a UK provider, in practice it's next to impossible to find one willing to accept it.
Scroll down to the relevant section of...
Jul 28th 2022, 6:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Transferring funds back to the UK and using to purchase a house

Wise's fees are here-just change the drop-down menu to the relevant country and enter your amount: https://wise.com/au/pricing/
Jul 12th 2022, 7:02 am
Replies: 61
Views: 4,504
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Where to live in the UK?

A few sites which will give you some info about social and economic facts about areas of interest are this one https://niceareas.co.uk/where-are-nice-areas/

and this, which has lots of data...
Jul 2nd 2022, 6:20 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,698
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Buying a used car

Also try NFU Mutual for car insurance: https://www.nfumutual.co.uk/insurance/motor-insurance/car-insurance/
Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2022, 4:00 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,660
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: TV via VPN

https://www.top10vpn.com/guides/dns-vs-vpn/
Jun 15th 2022, 7:18 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: drivers license

No, but you do have to renew your DL every 3 years (you can't renew it until you're a UK resident):
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/travel-hobbies/driving/...
Jun 5th 2022, 6:25 am
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Travelling to UK.

No visa needed for an Aus passport holder:
"If you're an American, Canadian or Australian tourist, you'll be able to travel visa-free throughout the UK, providing you have a valid passport and your...
May 28th 2022, 5:56 am
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Electronics and bulbs

Doesn't the TS5120 use an IEC-C7 power lead?
Lots on ebay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/b/C7-Power-Lead/182097/bn_7023413902
Forum: Australia
May 17th 2022, 6:17 am
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Shares held in UK

Is this helpful?
https://www.money.co.uk/share-dealing/certificated-share-dealing
May 3rd 2022, 6:09 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,458
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Tips on preparing to move home

Be aware that holding money in a Wise account for longer than 3 days (if more than the free allowance for each currency) incurs a charge if in Australia:...
Forum: Australia
Apr 20th 2022, 7:33 am
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Transferring Inheritance

Another vote for Wise.
Apr 2nd 2022, 1:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: BC Canada back to UK

Voluntary contributions won't help, because "You cannot improve your forecast any further, unless you choose to put off claiming."
Mar 31st 2022, 6:15 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: BC Canada back to UK

Check your state pension here:
https://www.gov.uk/check-state-pension
Mar 24th 2022, 4:43 am
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Withdrawing RRSP

https://www.gov.uk/hmrc-internal-manuals/double-taxation-relief/dt4617
Mar 11th 2022, 4:22 am
Replies: 3
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Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Moving money

Use Wise: https://wise.com/
Feb 24th 2022, 12:21 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: UK Tax implications

https://www.litrg.org.uk/tax-guides/migrants/residence-and-domicile/what-split-year-treatment
Feb 20th 2022, 1:28 am
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By ianandhelena

HMRC split-year treatment-case 4 vs. case 8?

When applying for split year treatment when arriving back in the UK, what is the difference between case 4 and case 8? Both cases mention "starting to have a home in the UK".
Feb 12th 2022, 5:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Moving furniture back to the U.K

Movecube seems to be popular for partial loads:
https://www.sevenseasworldwide.com/en-ca/moving/movecube/
Feb 11th 2022, 4:51 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,360
Posted By ianandhelena

Re: Initial place to stay on our return to England.

We're planning on AirB'n'B because we don't want to have to buy a load of furniture to use in a rental when we'll have shipped all ours, and also we think that after paying rent+council tax if we...
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