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Forum: Canada
Dec 16th 2011, 5:07 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Various Questions

Haha - you are so touchy!

I meant those who come on here and offer advice based on rumour, gossip, hearsay and 'what I heard on another forum' it was not meant to be a criticism of any of you...
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2011, 2:39 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Various Questions

Sorry mate, I haven't explained myself properly. I am in the British Army, retiring after a thousand years! Centurion was a rank, not a tank when I joined!

I have never lived in Canada but my Dad...
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2011, 2:12 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Various Questions

Excellent! Thanks mate.
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2011, 2:11 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Various Questions

I'm going to Ontario but wish I were going to Alberta - the first place I wanted to buy was in Canmore!
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2011, 2:11 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Various Questions

Many, Many thanks - she was worried. I was hoping the opposite so I wouldn't have to take her with me!!! (only kidding)
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2011, 1:37 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Various Questions

Thanks for that.

I have searched on the forum but am swamped by so-called 'experts' or those who speculate or even guess, only to be contradicted later on.

Just to elaborate:

1. I just...
Dec 15th 2011, 1:28 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 3,245
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: 49 year old and madly into heavy metal, thrash and classic rock

I don't mate! I was just merely making an observation after a few such questions from colleagues who are all, to a man, 'old before their time'!!!
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2011, 7:19 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Various Questions

Hi Guys,

I have a few questions for you, if you can help me:

1. What is the current favoured removals company to move our household possessions from UK to Ontario? How much for an average...
Dec 14th 2011, 3:40 am
Replies: 68
Views: 3,245
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: 49 year old and madly into heavy metal, thrash and classic rock

Me too!

I saw Zep and Floyd at Knebworth - my mates dad lived nearby and we went a couple of times.

Sabbath I saw in 78/79 (?) in Manchester - I was really looking forward to it and after...
Dec 13th 2011, 3:36 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 3,245
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: 49 year old and madly into heavy metal, thrash and classic rock

Haha! Wtf are you on? No I haven't. I've created a thread debating if anyone else feels that peer pressure is trying to make them change their musical tastes when they get older.
Dec 13th 2011, 3:26 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 3,245
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: 49 year old and madly into heavy metal, thrash and classic rock

But I also like Slipknot, Mastadon, Lamb of God, Machine Head, as well as modern blues players like Philip Sayce and Matt Schofield ..... Yeah!
Dec 13th 2011, 2:33 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 3,245
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: 49 year old and madly into heavy metal, thrash and classic rock

Again you get the wrong end of the stick and misread comments (as in others I have read). I was an original punk in 77 and saw the Pistols live a few times. I love all guitar based rock music and in...
Dec 12th 2011, 6:13 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 3,245
Posted By YJMalmsteen

49 year old and madly into heavy metal, thrash and classic rock

Hi guys,

I am 50 in January, have been playing guitar since I was 15 and am very much still into loud, guitar based music, from Van Halen to Limp Bizkit to Stevie Ray Vaughan to Mastadon to .........
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 5:22 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,807
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Tax-pensions-lump sum-residency-stuck!!!

Hi again Deb.

Apart from the house, which we are renting, which I believe is proof on non-residency (in that house) we have no ties with Canada at present. I am still serving and we plan now to...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 5:18 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,330
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Another military gratuity question

Hi Debbie,

Although we have a house in Canada, I am still serving in the British Army, have never lived in Canada and am obviously a UK tax payer. We bought the house in 2007 and are currently...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 4:04 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,807
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Tax-pensions-lump sum-residency-stuck!!!

OK - to answer your slightly sarcastic point there, that is exactly what I meant - ensuring that I am not a Canadian tax resident until after I receive my gratuity.

I have many options and am...
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 7:51 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,330
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Another military gratuity question

Thanks a lot mate.

btw - are you flying in Canada? I would like to get a PPL on resettlement next year. Any advice?
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 6:44 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,807
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Tax-pensions-lump sum-residency-stuck!!!

You're barking mad mate. If you think that anyone would consider paying half of their hard earned gratuity to a country who you have never been a burden on, used any medical services, unemployment...
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 6:10 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,330
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Another military gratuity question

Thanks guys,

Firstly I am not saying that I will not pay my tax in a 'tax evasion attempt' manner just that I want to not pay over 100k on something I have earned over years of military service. I...
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 1:28 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,330
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Another military gratuity question

Awesome mate! Actually i am practically in eh same boat - i am only Canadian because my Dad was but been in the UK all my natural. Thought it would be a good opportunity to benefit from a move to...
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 7:44 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,330
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Another military gratuity question

Sorry mate - after 30 years in the Army, I am not prepared to pay half of my gratuity to Canada, particularly as I have never lived there and used any facilities. I will get round this.

Also the...
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 5:47 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,330
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Another military gratuity question

But how can I be a Canadian tax payer if I am paying tax in UK, personally living in UK etc. I cannot fathom the reason behind taxing me on a pension schemme earned for 30 years of service. I have...
Forum: Canada
Oct 1st 2011, 7:16 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,330
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Another military gratuity question

Hi Guys,

I hope you can help me. I am a serving soldier, currently on Loan Service in the Middle East, where I will finish in September 2012. I then have 3 months resettlement in UK before...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 1st 2011, 6:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By YJMalmsteen

Re: Some consolation: UK 'officially bottom of pile'

Listen guys,

If it were not for the money, do you think we would be living in the god-forsaken Middle East - bigotry, racism, deadly driving, sexism, no political freedom etc.

I would hazard a...
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