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by opas
Sat 24 Nov 2007 11:12
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Tax d'habitation check
Replies: 11
Views: 5420

Kathy the deadline date for payment of the Hab bill is the 17/12/2007. have sent you a pm
by opas
Fri 23 Nov 2007 13:18
Forum: Travel
Topic: French driving licence
Replies: 8
Views: 4376

If the posters wife has commited a driving offence in France and lives in France then she must change her licence so the points can be taken off.
by opas
Fri 23 Nov 2007 13:12
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Taxes d'habitation / fonciere
Replies: 15
Views: 7350

When we viewed our house with the owver it was empty short of a few light bulbs, when we had signed (we did view the house again the same day just before going to the notaires) we realised that the tight sod had taken his cheep fittings/bulbs and left us with about an inch of flex hanging from the c...
by opas
Mon 19 Nov 2007 14:03
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Health care insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 9766

Where are you fulltime resident for tax puposes?
by opas
Fri 02 Nov 2007 14:45
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

Opus might , but OpAs is taking time out!


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by opas
Fri 02 Nov 2007 08:45
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

Paddyfrog, Did you find a secret stash of poppies to sniff when you read my post :oops: You must read it again...either that or I shall re write it! Of course I am worried about the health situation, until any of us has a clear cut case for healthcare ie Married to a french person or a french citize...
by opas
Thu 01 Nov 2007 13:26
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

So do you nip back to the UK each year for your MOT and buy a Tax disk? no thought not! If you have a UK registered car and need more infor on why it should be "IMPORTED" let me know......I know a man who can give you chapter and verse on why you should "import" said car. reverse the situation and p...
by opas
Thu 01 Nov 2007 09:26
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

Just to get back to the CV issue, I have an attestation that says my healthcare is valid until next november (my CMU contrbution) but it doesn`t mean that it cannot be revoked/altered, Infact the more I read on other forums (one of whome has set up their own website purely for this information) the ...
by opas
Wed 31 Oct 2007 11:15
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

The silly thing is that none of us yet know who will be affected, I have not received anything to tell me I will be kicked out of the system and I have not any personal knowledge of anyone who has. If and its a big IF,as we have both contributed to the system here, it does affect us, then I do not s...
by opas
Wed 31 Oct 2007 09:35
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

Mr Gunn....We too filled the criteria 4 years ago. We had to go the CdS route as it was still the law then. I also found a job, doing about the same hours as I worked in UK. My problem now is that the goal posts have shifted.........According to the so called new rules I should work more hours. If t...
by opas
Tue 30 Oct 2007 13:39
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

This was a serious thread, I am suprised that some posters have taken it down this route.

Surely it does not matter to any of us in a personal sense what the health care is like in USA ,Spain or Tymbuktoo for that matter.
We actually need facts about what is happening in France at the moment!
by opas
Fri 26 Oct 2007 08:15
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

I think you will find that what your friends are paying for now is for the CMU , after 31/3/08 all that will dissapear(allegedly) and Private health insurance will be required , which will be much higher in price, the really frightening thing is sourcing out this cover, especially for the older end ...
by opas
Thu 25 Oct 2007 16:48
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17863

Strange that over the past few days we have had 2 phone calls (cold calling) and one flyer.letter from assurance/insurance companies trying to flog us health care. Now they have either "bought" a list of brit sounding names from CPAM or looking through the phone directories taking their chances on f...
by opas
Mon 01 Oct 2007 19:01
Forum: General wine topics
Topic: NEW - Miracle Cure!
Replies: 3
Views: 1953

Nah........he's just wearing Rose tinted specs!
by opas
Tue 25 Sep 2007 14:00
Forum: General wine topics
Topic: Down under
Replies: 16
Views: 6057

Santiago, please forgive me of thinking what a soak you were , starting a thread on wine at 09;14 .....then I opened it to read and realised it was Outie that was the one with the problem at 07;13 !!!!!!!! whilst I am busy sorting breakfast , gouters, ironing and looking for cahier de liasons and lo...
by opas
Fri 17 Aug 2007 13:30
Forum: Health
Topic: Doctors, dentists.......
Replies: 62
Views: 26856

I have asked today, marie prieu-sicart 8 bd Marceau Thuir. If you find the water fountain (if you come from the market place, up the little road past the pharmacy) you will see a fresh fish shop, , as you look at the fish shop , take the road it is on and turn left and follow it untill you find a gl...
by opas
Thu 16 Aug 2007 21:00
Forum: Health
Topic: Doctors, dentists.......
Replies: 62
Views: 26856

Santiago, do you mean there is a lady English speaking doctor in the same practice as your one? as the place you describe sounds like the same building(glass fronted ) as my employer......she speaks excelent English, I do mean to ask if I can publicise her on here, maybe I will remember tomorrow.