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Jul 22nd 2017, 5:29 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,326
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: How do you get life savings from USA bank to the UK when you can't open a UK acco

This is the kind of post I don't like. Talks about bad advice, but does not tell us what that bad advice is. Says speak to your bank (the one that gives you bad advice). Then says look at using a...
Jun 29th 2017, 2:46 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,326
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: How do you get life savings from USA bank to the UK when you can't open a UK acco

:thumbsup: Great reply. I did not even consider keeping USD. And the brexit thing makes sense. The exchange rate when I left the UK was around 1.5 now it is fluctuating in the 1.2 - 1.3. I am in the...
Jun 28th 2017, 10:49 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,326
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: How do you get life savings from USA bank to the UK when you can't open a UK acco

Thanks everyone. It's nice to have people answer the actual question asked with useful information.
Both "international bank draft" and "HSBC Premier account" are viable options.
I was looking at...
Jun 27th 2017, 9:30 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,326
Posted By austin_d_powers

How do you get life savings from USA bank to the UK when you can't open a UK account?

Will be moving back to the UK after 23 years in the USA.
How do you get your money from a US bank account into the UK, when you don't have a UK account and can not open one from the USA?
I am...
Jul 23rd 2013, 1:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By austin_d_powers

USA to UK: How did you setup bank account and transfer money

I have been in the USA since 1994 and am thinking of returning to the UK. I have no bank account in the UK. How did those of you long term expats setup a new bank account in the UK, close your...
Forum: USA
May 4th 2012, 5:57 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,451
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Treatment of passengers by customs.

Your id is shaman, your wife is not British, your wife lives in another country.
If your wife comes from India (or similar country) then I am wrong and sorry for posting this.
If your wife comes...
Forum: USA
Dec 18th 2009, 6:40 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 263,255
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Passport Delays

Good news. I just checked my credit card online and found that they charged the payment yesterday. So at least I know the process has started.
Forum: USA
Dec 17th 2009, 5:25 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 263,255
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Passport Delays

It has been 10 business days :sneaky: since my passport renewal application was delivered to the embassy in Washington. Would I be correct in assuming that absolutely nothing will happen with my...
Forum: USA
Dec 16th 2009, 9:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: h1b contractor and tax

If you have a H1B visa then legally you are an employee of the company that applied for that visa. As an employee you should receive a W2 form from your employer in Jan/Feb showing your earnings and...
Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2008, 10:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Dealing with Negative Equity and Rent Vs. Sell

Yes you can deduct the mortgage payment as part of your costs (800pounds * 12).
But this is basically zeroed out by the profit you make (900pounds * 12).
Your other costs: management fee,...
Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2008, 9:06 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Dealing with Negative Equity and Rent Vs. Sell

Since this would be a buisness (rental/landlord): You would basically end up paying tax on any profit you made. However from the figures you gave it looks like you will be making a small loss every...
Forum: USA
Aug 2nd 2007, 6:25 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,615
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Why are they still holding my cheques?

The bank you are depositing the check into has to send the check (or legally correct electronic image/data ) to the paying bank, and the paying bank then has to process and send funds to your...
May 17th 2007, 3:03 am
Replies: 63
Views: 20,147
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Milton keynes?

MK is a great place to live. Easy to get around by car. Walk/Bike paths everywhere, away from the roads. Easy access to M1. Can not comment on the schools. How great you think MK is will depend on...
Forum: USA
May 1st 2007, 11:15 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Completing W4 for First Time

Assuming what you say is correct and the wife gets a big refund when she has a deduction of 1, You should put down a deduction of 2 on your form.
Even if you owe tax at the end of the year it will...
Forum: USA
Apr 30th 2007, 6:04 am
Replies: 174
Views: 6,511
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: wow,the move is harder than i thought

I am surprised by the number of times people on this forum who complain about a job situation use phrases like "a job" "any job" "can/will do anything".
When in reality they mean they want a job...
Forum: USA
Apr 29th 2007, 2:04 am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,894
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Fast Food Joints?

Quizno's is actually pretty decent.
Forum: USA
Apr 29th 2007, 1:49 am
Replies: 114
Views: 5,761
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: which of these cities and states would you choose?

From what you have said, the position in York PA sounds like your best bet.
Cost of living should be less than MD.
You can live close to Harrisburg and commuting to York should be easy.
Since you...
Forum: USA
Sep 6th 2005, 4:24 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,325
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Should people be billed for being rescued?

To be accurate:
Hurricane Katrina was a natural disaster,
but the flooding of New Orleans is a man made disaster,
so I guess New Orleans is covered by the whatever clause above.
Forum: USA
Sep 1st 2005, 4:49 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Jury Summons for non-USC

They have trouble getting people to do jury duty (most people make excuses to get out of it).
So if you ever actually do jury duty they will keep calling you.
Yes, its not random for those that...
Forum: USA
Jul 7th 2005, 5:39 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 7,103
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Terrorist Attacks in London

They are at war with us.

We are at political war with them
( The real enemy are off limits: Islamic religious leaders and other Arab leaders such as Saudi princes ).

I remember when Gadaffi...
Forum: USA
Jun 14th 2005, 3:35 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,317
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: Michael Jackson - Verdict

NO, not like OJ.

MJ had a trial,
OJ had a long running media circus show (literally) with cameras in the court room and everyone thinking about book deals, movie rights and TV shows (including...
Forum: USA
May 23rd 2005, 5:37 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 5,036
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: How to calculate tax in USA

Assuming married, filling joint, 2 children.
State exemptions ( 4 people x 2,000 = 8,000)
Also assumes no tax free amount put into 401k.

Social Security: 50,000 x 0.062 = 3,100
Medicare: 50,000...
Forum: USA
Apr 28th 2005, 2:46 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 1,980
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: can they do this?

The dealer would never let them take the car unless financing was settled and all financing paperwork was signed.
Forum: USA
Apr 28th 2005, 2:43 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 1,980
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: can they do this?

It sounds like the dealer gets a percentage for arranging the finance, therefore the higher the rate the more he gets. If they signed the contract it is binding to you and also to them. Ofcourse you...
Apr 27th 2005, 3:51 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 10,862
Posted By austin_d_powers

Re: How often do you get paid in the uk?

Concentrate on the second line of my message.
Maybe you do need more sleep :zzz:

Taxes can be difficult to calculate, but most people should be able to calculate things like: months in a year,...
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