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Forum: Portugal
Jan 21st 2018, 12:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Car hire questions on insurance and UK licence

Thank you EMR. This is as I thought. But even with taking out Travelrent's extra-cost insurance, they exclude damage caused in a car park. This sort of thing really puts me off the idea of hiring a...
Forum: Spain
Jan 20th 2018, 6:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,024
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Outlook for Gibraltar property prices?

The main ones that concern me are:


Property acquisition taxes.

Income tax, capital gains tax, wealth tax.


The attraction of Gibraltar to me at least, is based on the following:
Forum: Portugal
Jan 20th 2018, 5:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By teejaydee

Car hire questions on insurance and UK licence

There are plenty of older threads on this topic and from these it seems that both Travelrent and drive4fun are recommended. I can either rent direct through these companies or through Zest.

I...
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2018, 5:14 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,024
Posted By teejaydee

Outlook for Gibraltar property prices?

I apologize for the "crystal ball" nature of this posting, but I would like to ask if anyone has a view as to whether buying a property in Gibraltar at the present time would be a wise move.

I am...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 29th 2017, 9:35 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Declaring assets held outside Hungary?

To add a little more to my original posting, this seems to be a requirement to declare the value of assets held outside Hungary. For Hungarian tax residents there has always been a requirement to...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 28th 2017, 7:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By teejaydee

Declaring assets held outside Hungary?

I am considering moving permanently to Hungary, and am undertaking some basic investigations. I have been looking at the following UK Government web page, which contains some useful information:
...
Forum: Spain
Apr 20th 2017, 6:22 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 10,325
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Where to avoid

Yes, it's not as simple as: British areas=Bad, Spanish areas=Good.
Forum: Portugal
Apr 9th 2017, 10:18 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 9,414
Posted By teejaydee

Re: How much could you live on where you are?

Other than the tattoos, the fact that you were smoking a cigarette could perhaps have given a signal that you would not be averse to smoking something stronger.
Apr 9th 2017, 9:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Ancestry Visa (time out)

Is this question a follow-on from the following?

http://britishexpats.com/forum/moving-back-uk-61/ancestry-visa-time-out-895092/
Forum: Spain
Apr 8th 2017, 6:54 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 21,704
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Live in Spain, work in UK, some clarification please!

Just to add to what Fred has said, your friend would be considered tax resident in Spain even if he were to spend less than 183 days in the country. This is because his permanent home would be in...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 8th 2017, 6:26 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 18,883
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Moving to portugal and Brexit...

As others have said, a PT tax resident has do declare his or her worldwide income and pay any relevant taxes on that income. For UK rental income, let's say a PT tax resident received £25,000 in...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 8th 2017, 5:40 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Portuguese language courses in Porto, full time?

I think the previous thread that you mentioned in your first post mentioned Coimbra University. I have just looked at their website and they seem to offer a selection of different courses:
...
Apr 6th 2017, 8:43 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,786
Posted By teejaydee

Re: UK Bank will soon allow remote cheque deposits

By using a high street travel agent (although these are rapidly disappearing in many countries).
Apr 6th 2017, 6:47 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,491
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Council Tax reductions

For reference, here is the first verse of the Simple Simon nursery rhyme:

Simple Simon met a pieman going to the fair;
Said Simple Simon to the pieman "Let me taste your ware"
Said the pieman to...
Forum: Thailand
Apr 6th 2017, 6:25 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,915
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Cost of bills - Bangkok

Yes, if I was in the OP's shoes I would rent a smart newish one bedroom apartment on a high floor. A much better proposition.
Apr 5th 2017, 9:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 8,489
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Moving back to the UK with Australian debt

The Irony is that if anyone was a troll, it was the OP. The dictionary definition of a troll is "One who posts a deliberately provocative message to a newsgroup or message board with the intention of...
Forum: Spain
Apr 5th 2017, 6:54 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,503
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Six months here six months there

Many thanks to you both. Are we talking here about building insurance or contents insurance? Or perhaps both?

When I last owned a property in the UK it was a leasehold flat, on which the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 4th 2017, 11:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,503
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Six months here six months there

Sorry to sound naive, but I hadn't thought of insurance issues when considering the pros and cons of leaving property empty.

Does anyone know if the period for which a UK property may be left...
Apr 4th 2017, 11:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,790
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Loving Ireland

Many thanks for the quick reply. That's very interesting about the food prices. I knew about the weakening pound, but did not know about the cost of food. This is obviously something for retirees on...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 4th 2017, 11:19 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 18,883
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Moving to portugal and Brexit...

UK rental income is always taxable in the UK, regardless of whether the recipient is UK tax resident or not.

If you are tax resident in Portugal, you will have to complete a UK tax return each...
Apr 4th 2017, 10:36 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,790
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Loving Ireland

It's good to hear things are going well. One thing that must be a great help is the fact that there is no new language to learn, as would have been the case if you had moved to a southern European...
Apr 4th 2017, 10:04 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,730
Posted By teejaydee

Re: WHY ARE CHINESE MOVING TO MALAYSIA BY THE THOUSANDS?

Presumably you made it clear on your mm2h application that you were planning on running your business from Malaysia?
Forum: Italy
Mar 30th 2017, 11:23 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 5,480
Posted By teejaydee

Re: Tax on U.K. based pensions in Italy

Your UK rental income would remain taxable in the UK. You will be able to offset expenses against income so the tax to be paid is likely to be nil due to your UK personal allowance (which you would...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 30th 2017, 9:03 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 5,875
Posted By teejaydee

Re: A couple of quick health care questions

Many thanks to all who replied. The information given is very helpful.

I would like to offer my sincere best wishes to Ukkram and of course, his wife. Any serious illness diagnosis is always a...
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