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Forum: USA
Aug 7th 2019, 6:21 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By lgabriel73

Recruitment Agencies

I was watching a tv show this morning about a couple who were looking to move to Australia. They mentioned how they connected with a recruitment agency that specializes in sponsorship and that's how...
Forum: Back Home
Nov 25th 2017, 10:13 am
Replies: 13
Views: 7,777
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: 3 1/3 years back and hating it!

It's not about wanting to be American, it's more that after spending my whole adult life in the US I am probably more Americanised than I realised. I have spent the last 3 1/2 years looking for the...
Forum: Back Home
Nov 23rd 2017, 5:35 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 7,777
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: 3 1/3 years back and hating it!

I'm in West Yorkshire, a small town just outside Leeds. I think I spent so long in the US (18 years) that I'm really more American than English, i just didn't realise it until I moved back. If I do...
Forum: Back Home
Nov 20th 2017, 11:45 am
Replies: 13
Views: 7,777
Posted By lgabriel73

3 1/3 years back and hating it!

I've been back in the UK for 3 and 1/2 years, after 18 years in the US, and I'm now at the point where I hate it! Like most people I had the honeymoon period where things seemed positive and I was...
Feb 18th 2015, 6:51 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 135,977
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

Just looked at my paperwork and the state vet stamp is actually a seal and doesn't have a colour to it. The address stamp was blue. Before running all over town you might want to check with your...
Feb 18th 2015, 7:49 am
Replies: 403
Views: 135,977
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

Stamp doesn't have to be in another colour from your USDA vet Britwhore just the writing on the form.
Feb 17th 2015, 3:55 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: Tax filing help!

yes I did register as self employed however I am now employed full time by a UK company and my NI is paid directly.
Feb 17th 2015, 3:37 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: Tax filing help!

I was a self employed contractor and I billed the company an hourly rate. No tax of any kind was taken out and I received a 1099 from them at the end of the tax year. All the contracting work I did...
Feb 17th 2015, 9:23 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: Tax filing help!

Thanks Nun you've really helped :-)
Feb 16th 2015, 10:08 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 135,977
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

I had my vet complete the forms in blue ink. Their practice stamp was in blank ink and it was not an issue. It's the colour of the writing that matters. You're right moshimoshi the state vet stamp is...
Feb 16th 2015, 9:22 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 135,977
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

That stamp is for the official state vet not your regular vet. Make sure you are going to the right vet for the right things. The state vet should know exactly how to fill out the paperwork since...
Feb 16th 2015, 3:33 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: Tax filing help!

Thanks Nun. So is that the 1040NR and I write dual status at the top?
Feb 16th 2015, 12:54 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: Tax filing help!

I filed the form with INS to the 407 to abandon my green card. That was effective May 17th. Didn't have to file the 8854 because I had not had my green card long enough to meet those requirements. ...
Feb 15th 2015, 2:56 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By lgabriel73

Tax filing help!

Hi
I need help figuring out what tax forms I need to file for the US and am hoping some of the tax experts on this forum can help.
Returned to UK May 17 2014 and surrendered my permanent residence...
Forum: Back Home
Nov 25th 2014, 4:44 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,103
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: 6 month update

It was hard to find the right rental that would take the dog. There were plenty out there that just required an additional bond but they were either too small for all my stuff or they were in a bad...
Forum: Back Home
Nov 24th 2014, 4:06 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,103
Posted By lgabriel73

6 month update

So Ive been back 6 months now so thought it was a good time to write a quick update. Its been great since Ive been back and things have finally fallen into place. Took a bit longer than I thought...
Sep 28th 2014, 5:01 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,216
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: building up credit rating

If you have an Amex you can actually change that to a UK Amex once you get back without having to go through the UK credit stuff as its based on your current Amex account. They dont give you a high...
Sep 28th 2014, 9:34 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,216
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: building up credit rating

Most stores won't give you a card until you have been resident for 12 months.
Sep 27th 2014, 8:14 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 5,777
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: Cost of living in UK

And very different to actually driving on a road in traffic. You won't know you're a safe driver until you actually start driving for real. Your premium is going to be high because you are so young...
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: non EU citizen who is a resident of an EU member state

I believe that you would have to be an EU national to be able to do this not a resident.
Sep 26th 2014, 9:30 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: How Long to Buy a Car in UK?

I think thats what the OP is looking at. Mine was a year old so I still have 2 years warranty left and no MOT for two years.
Sep 25th 2014, 6:32 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: How Long to Buy a Car in UK?

Yes I got the ztec Eco boost. It's a good little run around car and great on petrol. I'm used to bigger cars and SUVs with all the bells and whistles so it's been an adjustment. But with petrol so...
Sep 25th 2014, 6:09 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: How Long to Buy a Car in UK?

Sticker price includes everything except road tax but my car is zero road tax so it was fine.
Sep 25th 2014, 6:01 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: How Long to Buy a Car in UK?

They don't seem to be as flexible as in the UK but you can usually get a few hundred off. Also watch their website. For me I had seen one on the lot that I was considering and a few days later I went...
Sep 25th 2014, 5:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By lgabriel73

Re: How Long to Buy a Car in UK?

I got a one year old fiesta from a dealer. Paid cash for it and they provide you with one weeks free insurance through Ford so you can pretty much drive it off the lot if they have the personnel...
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