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Forum: France
Oct 19th 2015, 1:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By nzneville

Re: Taxe foncier

Paid ours this morning. It went up by 23 euros.
Forum: France
Oct 19th 2015, 1:35 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 5,667
Posted By nzneville

Re: Carte Vitale vs S1

Hi JWL. Did you get a definitive solution? Sorry, I have been offline for some weeks, too busy with other things.
However, my wife and I have recently moved to France. We are both UK state...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2015, 5:25 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By nzneville

Re: New Zealand State Pension

This is what you might find, regarding the residence qualification. It is in Section 8 of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001, which you can peruse on the web. If this is...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 4th 2015, 10:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By nzneville

Smile Re: New Zealand State Pension

That's why the new immigrant should make an appointment and talk to somebody in MSD who can guide. There is probably a qualifying period.
I have just received this morning my new statement from...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 4th 2015, 6:36 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By nzneville

Re: New Zealand State Pension

The rates before and after tax are because, when you reach 65, you can continue working and you have to declare what tax bracket you fit in. IRD then deduct tax at the standard rate before paying...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 4th 2015, 5:42 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By nzneville

Re: New Zealand State Pension

I am not sure whether this is apples and apples. Is your UK Government pension the state pension that you recieve, or is it a work pension from employment in government service eg military etc? If...
Forum: France
Dec 12th 2014, 6:24 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By nzneville

Re: TVA on architect's fees

If it is of any help, I have just received the invoice from my architect for some preliminary work on building an extension. The invoice is called NOTE D'HONORAIRE. There is a comment on the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2014, 6:52 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,687
Posted By nzneville

Re: Health insurance and pre-existing conditions

Perhaps my story will give you food for thought. I am in my 70s, and knocked the inside of my knee in May. At first, the Doctor sent me for an x-ray (ten minutes after seeing me that was done). ...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2014, 6:40 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By nzneville

Re: Inland Revenue Tax return

Schedular payments are for contracted persons, ie not directly employed by the organisation. You need to put the tax deducted in box 12A (schedular deductions on your summary) and the gross payment...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2014, 7:17 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By nzneville

Re: Moving to NZ but own a business in UK

Further to my post just submitted, you may find it convenient to approach NZ Inland Revenue Department to register, ie obtain an IRD number. Then, ask IRD for a form to send to HMRC saying that NZ...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2014, 7:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By nzneville

Re: Moving to NZ but own a business in UK

Hi darbydoo, you should take some advice when you arrive in New Zealand regarding the treatment of UK dividends as the law changed about four or five years ago regarding the tax treatment. I employ...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2014, 4:46 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By nzneville

Re: what to do with a day in Wellington?

Have you been to Martinborough? It is a good day out, train to Featherston, bus to Martinborough and wander around a couple of vineyards, taste the grape jice and have a nice meal at Medici, highly...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2014, 4:45 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By nzneville

Re: what to do with a day in Wellington?

Do you want an expensive day out? The taxi will cost a New Zealand fortune. Will the driver wait for you while you wander around, or will he/she want two round trips?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2014, 4:19 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By nzneville

Re: No Electricity

Don't you have an override on your garage door, so that you can open it manually, or are you too decrepit or aged to do that? Same with gate.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2014, 4:15 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By nzneville

Re: what to do with a day in Wellington?

Train does not go to Mount Bruce. It stops at Masterton, and it is about 20 - 25 minute drive from there to Mount Bruce.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2014, 4:12 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By nzneville

Re: UK debts

We have had a UK bank account with Barclays for donkeys years, with all sorts of addresses. Our bank cards are also with them. We transfer funds between UK and NZ regularly and have no trouble at...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 27th 2014, 6:24 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By nzneville

Re: Exhausted

You have probably been living on adrenalin for some time, and now that you are settling, the adrenalin rush has passed by. I get it from my voluntary work, and suddenly, when there is a lull, I feel...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 20th 2014, 8:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,737
Posted By nzneville

Re: After arrival at the airport in NZ...

Just jumping in on this. Usually the queues are for those with New Zealand and Australian Passports, versus "All Passports". For customs/quarantine clearance after you pick up your hold luggage,...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 20th 2014, 8:16 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,665
Posted By nzneville

Re: Where to go

Why not simply defer any decision until you are here and then consider which of the cities you wish to settle in? There are plenty of other towns and cities which you may find more attractive to...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 20th 2014, 8:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By nzneville

Re: Transfering money to NZ from UK

I regularly move funds around and find either Foreign Currencies Direct or HiFX competitive from UK. however, watch out for FCD as they charge an administration fee, but if you have HiFX currencies...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 9th 2014, 2:24 am
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By nzneville

Re: Suggestions of Where I Can Send Parents!

Try AAT Kings, who have a variety of coach tours covering both North Island and South Island. You could see them gone for two weeks or more.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2014, 9:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By nzneville

Re: NZ customs on shipments

This is the quote from the NZ Customs website:

When entering New Zealand either as a returning citizen or resident, or if settling for the first time, your household or other related effects will...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2014, 4:14 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By nzneville

Re: tourist attack

I saw a couple of young hitchikers this morning on the outskirts of Upper Hutt and they were really lucky as the driver who picked them up was heading to Napier, the destination on thier card.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2014, 8:56 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By nzneville

Re: Exchange rates !!!!

If you use HiFX, I think that the rate is exactly the same, although HiFX in UK might have a different commission/admin charge. For GBP 2000, it might not make much difference anyway. If you phone...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2014, 8:53 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By nzneville

Re: tourist attack

I have a local friend (female) who hitch-hikes from Judgeford (Lower Hutt) to Levin two or three times a week, and she has done this for years and never, and I say never, had the slightest problem. ...
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