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by taxico
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Buy Motorcycle Engine from EBay
Replies: 6
Views: 4192

Re: Buy Motorcycle Engine from EBay

Hi need help for those expert I going to buy one complete set motorcycle engine from eBay . The engine can be ship into Singapore ? Can be pass from customs ? The engine cost around 3000sgd . If kena tax is it pay for gst or other type of tax why are you swapping engine? who will do the paperwork f...
by taxico
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Handing back apartment to landlord
Replies: 10
Views: 5972

Re: Handing back apartment to landlord

without a signed document... the agent will be a useless witness because there's money to be made siding with the LL.

you. need. proof.
by taxico
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Handing back apartment to landlord
Replies: 10
Views: 5972

Re: Handing back apartment to landlord

if you know agent has been authorized by LL to sign off on the inspection, please make sure you get the agent there so you can get a document that will help you get your (hopefully entire) deposit back. if there is no form nor authorization, use the agent to sign something that may be beneficial to ...
by taxico
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Cutting out the middleman: renting directly from the landlord
Replies: 9
Views: 2872

Re: Cutting out the middleman: renting directly from the landlord

ask to sight the property tax bill and his ID. don't deal directly with the LL unless you know your schizz. AND... don't sign the TA until it is fully satisfactory to you. ask for a soft word copy to review. amend as you wish, send it back. when all parties are happy... YOU print it and provide the ...
by taxico
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Tennis court on rooftop of condo - noise issue?
Replies: 26
Views: 5636

Re: Tennis court on rooftop of condo - noise issue?

i go to a gym that's located near 2 tennis courts (located on the ground floor next to the building housing the gym). it's a racket (to me). i also have been under a roof which housed a pool above. with the kids running about (it was a house warming - landed property) it was a din even through the h...
by taxico
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: office renovation
Replies: 6
Views: 2953

Re: office renovation

i've last used him... in early 2016 to move out from and restore my former office when my tenancy ended. William 9150 1952 he may or may not still be nursing a bad back, but his rates are good and he's always treated me fairly. he might be your man if 1. you don't mind talking loudly to him/repeatin...
by taxico
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Issuing invoices as a consultant
Replies: 8
Views: 2611

Re: Issuing invoices as a consultant

Hi I am here on a dependent's pass and would like to continue working for my employer in France on a consultancy basis. MOM have explicitly stated that I do not need an employment pass, as I will effectively have no business presence in Singapore. However, to issue invoices to my employer, I appear...
by taxico
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Filipino Web Developer chances of landing a job?
Replies: 16
Views: 4731

Re: Filipino Web Developer chances of landing a job?

I have a bachelor's degree in IT but don't have any professional experience at the moment because I've been freelancing since I graduated. I've been considering moving to Singapore because the pay in my country is low. I have knowledge in 2 PHP frameworks (Kohana 3.3.6 and Codeigniter 3.1.5), I can...
by taxico
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Is there any USD $ debit card in Singapore
Replies: 3
Views: 2677

Re: Is there any USD $ debit card in Singapore

amex virtual pay. seen one in action a few years ago. never had one personally.
by taxico
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Moving to Singapore and Long term prospects
Replies: 23
Views: 5407

Re: Moving to Singapore and Long term prospects

however you read it, the racial riots of 1964 were political attempts to stir tensions between singapore malays and the other races during a critical period that may have seen Singapore's demise. july's riots were attributed to malaysia, and september's riots, the indonesians. it (and other nearby r...
by taxico
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Cashless Society!
Replies: 23
Views: 5284

Re: Cashless Society!

nothing is truly "free" in this world, especially when big data is involved. someone has to pay for the costs of running and maintaining the system and losses from hacking (and the loss of privacy). sadly, it'll almost always be the consumers on the losing end. cashless isn't better. it's just cheap...
by taxico
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Where can I rent DVD / Blu-Ray Discs?
Replies: 15
Views: 15366

Re: Where can I rent DVD / Blu-Ray Discs?

i'm not wholly sure why your reply was so late...

BUT it has reminded me that i have credit at rida.

unfortunately i will likely have forgotten it again by the time i am next in singapore.

it's old school. not sure about the rest though... may depend on who is manning the counter.
by taxico
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: bringing a cigar through customs
Replies: 9
Views: 5397

Re: bringing a cigar through customs

~$140/400g (35.2c/gram - 400g max). they will weigh your cigars and charge you accordingly. and then they will charge you GST on your cigars so bring your receipt along. and they might want to search your bags if they don't quite like the look of you. and some times there's a wait. for everything. d...
by taxico
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: NCD - Is UK one valid here?
Replies: 16
Views: 7856

Re: NCD - Is UK one valid here?

last week i called up 2 insurers to get answers and was told today something similar to what x9 said... "it depends on the applicant's profile, and even if offered, the NCD can be removed at any time..." and that once their system had been updated with certain details, my later applications may not ...

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