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by TTOE
Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ChildCare Vouchers
Replies: 16
Views: 2567

TTOE, that link supports my argument! Not yours! Suggest you read the section headed "What do employees need to consider if they are thinking about entering into a salary sacrifice arrangement?", and as well as the bullet points listed there I would add :- their future application for a visa renewa...
by TTOE
Mon Mar 01, 2010 7:54 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Total Gross Earnings-Cash Earnings + Childcare Vouchers(Surinder Singh route)
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

[quote="aruni4470"]This is what I read on a website, which also supports John's view.

[quote]“Salary sacrificeâ€
by TTOE
Mon Mar 01, 2010 7:13 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ChildCare Vouchers
Replies: 16
Views: 2567

John wrote:
Pls note that you are the one paying for this under salary sacrifice scheme and not ur employer.
If that was the case it would not be effective for tax purposes.

TTOE, the evidence for what you have posted?


http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/specialist/salary_sacrifice.pdf
by TTOE
Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ChildCare Vouchers
Replies: 16
Views: 2567

umanghere, those vouchers are paid for by your employer, not the Government, so of course they are not Public Funds. But care! If you take the vouchers your salary will be less, and do you need to renew your visa, and salary is important in that visa renewal? That is, do make sure that taking the v...
by TTOE
Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:45 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Total Gross Earnings-Cash Earnings + Childcare Vouchers(Surinder Singh route)
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

Re: Total Gross Earnings-Cash Earnings + Childcare Vouchers(

For the purpose of previous earnings-Is it correct to assume your gross earnings (Pre tax) before Childcare Vouchers (Salary Sacrifice) i.e Is it right to say Cash salary +Salary Sacrifice= Gross earnings for claiming point? Please note that Salary sacrifice is when you decide to give up part of yo...
by TTOE
Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:43 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Total Gross Earnings-Cash Earnings + Childcare Vouchers(Surinder Singh route)
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

You will find the facts in the Tier1 (G) PBS - Policy GUIDANCE page 22 of 44 Paragraph 122. Unearned sources of income that we 122. will not consider as previous earnings include: expenses (such as accommodation, • schooling or car allowances) that reimburse the applicant for money he/she has pre...
by TTOE
Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:41 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ChildCare Vouchers
Replies: 16
Views: 2567

Re: ChildCare Vouchers

My company have a policy where in you can get childcare vouchers(BusyBee) against a portion of salary sacrifice and this helps in reducing your overall tax liability. As a HSMP migrant one cannot use 'Public funds' I did bit of research to ensure that using these vouchers is not considered under pu...
by TTOE
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Extension Appeal Process
Replies: 15
Views: 2793

My appeal was heard on 26th January 2010, received the determination on the 06th of February. I requested for urgent treatment of my case, today I received my passport and those of my dependants with Visa stamped until 2012. This was real quick! Where did you send the urgent treatment request to an...
by TTOE
Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Total Gross Earnings-Cash Earnings + Childcare Vouchers(Surinder Singh route)
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

You will find the facts in the Tier1 (G) PBS - Policy GUIDANCE page 22 of 44 Paragraph 122. Unearned sources of income that we 122. will not consider as previous earnings include: expenses (such as accommodation, • schooling or car allowances) that reimburse the applicant for money he/she has pre...
by TTOE
Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Total Gross Earnings-Cash Earnings + Childcare Vouchers(Surinder Singh route)
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

Total Gross Earnings-Cash Earnings + Childcare Vouchers(Surinder Singh route)

For the purpose of previous earnings-Is it correct to assume your gross earnings (Pre tax) before Childcare Vouchers (Salary Sacrifice) i.e Is it right to say Cash salary +Salary Sacrifice= Gross earnings for claiming point? Please note that Salary sacrifice is when you decide to give up part of you...
by TTOE
Sun Jan 24, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Extension Approval - Can we post here please!!
Replies: 1433
Views: 527657

Type: HSMP to Tier 1 (General) In-country application Application date: 21st Dec 2009 (by courier, but delayed due to snow) Payment deducted : 23rd Dec 2009 Acknowledgement letter date: 23rd Dec 2009 Passport returned on 23rd Jan 2010 with Tier 1 visa Thank you for all your support! Hi, Did you enc...
by TTOE
Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:59 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Extension Approval - Can we post here please!!
Replies: 1433
Views: 527657

Type: HSMP to Tier 1 (General) In-country application Application date: 21st Dec 2009 (by courier, but delayed due to snow) Payment deducted : 23rd Dec 2009 Acknowledgement letter date: 23rd Dec 2009 Passport returned on 23rd Jan 2010 with Tier 1 visa Thank you for all your support! Hi, Did you enc...
by TTOE
Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 747887

mLondon wrote:Type: Tier 1 (General) Extension (Currently on HSMP)

Application sent: 21.01.2010
Docs received by HO : (waiting)
Payment deducted: (waiting)
Approval date: (waiting)
Doc received: (waiting)

FYI
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/worki ... tingtimes/
by TTOE
Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 747887

+ 3 Dependants
Application: HSMP to Tier 1
Posted Application Friday 18th Dec 2009 (In Country)
Application received by HO Monday 21st Dec 2009
Application Fee deducted Tuesday 22nd Dec 2009
Acknowledgement letter dated Tuesday 22nd Dec 2009
Application Approval date: Awaiting
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