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Will My Old UK Debt and Taxes Owed Prevent Me From Returning to the UK?

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“Dear Jon, I lived in the UK since about 2000 to 2007. I left the UK in 2007 due to family health issues, Dad subsequently passed away. Was expecting to come back to the UK but circumstances changed and was not able to return until now. What happens to unpaid taxes? Unpaid credit cards or bills? Have been told debt ... Read More »

    UK Individual Voluntary Arrangements to Set Record

    UK IVA

    By Andrew Smith Last year I predicted it would be a record year for IVAs. There had already been more than 40,000 Individual Voluntary Arrangements, the most-used personal insolvency procedure in England and Wales, in the first nine months of the year and here at ClearDebt we were pretty confident the total for the year would top 50,000. Well, on ... Read More »

      I Want to Move to the UK But Will a U.S. Bankruptcy Hurt Me?

      Uk Law

      “Dear Jon, I am divorced and through separation and divorce agreement, my ex was to take on all debt and pay it. He has not and my credit is awful. But what I owe is connected with the ex, I have no other debt.. My question is to find out if I were to file bankruptcy here in the US, ... Read More »

        Can I Get Back Into the UK From India With My Bad Debt?


        “Dear Jon, I was on a student visa from Oct 2009 to Jan 2011. I owed a sum of 1500 GBP in total to 3 network, by taking mobiles and some gadgets. But I never paid back since I had no job in UK (Not intentional though). I came back to India in Feb 2011. Now my company in ... Read More »

          Will My Debt Hurt My Australian Visa Application?


          “Dear Jon, I am from high risk country and i have married to an Australian citizen and living here in Australia while awaiting for my temporary resident visa (820 partner visa) to be granted; At the moment, I am on Bridging visa A (BVA) and after 16 month of waiting still visa not granted..! I have credit card debts to ... Read More »

            I’ve Lost My Job Seekers Allowance in the UK But Still in Debt


            “Dear Jon, I have been struggling with my debt for a while now. But the last straw was in November 2013 when I lost my job. By then I had few credit card bills and a loan with barclays and tesco. (about 40k). I was looking for a job, but at the same time I couldn’t pay my bills. My ... Read More »

              I Still Owe Citibank Bahrain but Have Left the Country

              Bahrain Airport

              “Dear Jon, Have a credit card released from Citibank Bahrain, left the country 4 months ago, debt left is 1,500BHD, I am now in Europe. Wanted to know which consequences if I don’t pay it back. Tommaso” Tommaso, Just a quick couple of questions: Do you have the means to pay back the debt, even if on a monthly repayment ... Read More »

                UK Law Firm is Trying to Collect on My Dubai Debts

                Uk Law

                “Dear Jon, I took out a credit card in the UAE with First Gulf Bank, however I had to leave the UAE sooner than expected and was unable to clear the CC before I left. Prior to leaving I had always made payments on time, and had asked how to make payments if outside of the UAE. I asked this ... Read More »

                  I Have Unpaid Debts from the UK. What Can I Do?


                  “Dear Jon, I have unpaid credit cards from banks, unpaid phone bills and I bought a laptop and a tablet on installment which I started to pay already. However my visa has run out and I had to return back to my home country. It’s been 8 months since I came back from UK and I am without a job ... Read More »

                    Will I Be Arrested for Back Council Tax at Heathrow?


                    “Dear Jon, Back in England I couldn’t afford to pay my Council Tax when working and eventually it went to a payment plan. However shortly after this, I emigrated and naturally haven’t heard anything since. I’m now having to head back due to a sick Mother in February (over a year since I emigrated) and I’m concerned about being arrested ... Read More »

                      My Debt From Qatar is Chasing Me in India


                      “Dear Jon, Kindly help me to know a case I took personal loan while Job in Qatar I was on my home country on leave I got know that my Visa my Employer has cancelled based some fake information.Even they informed Bank commercial bank of Qatar.I AM TRYING to go for Job in GCC other than Qatar since QATAR BANS ... Read More »

                        Will I Be Arrested for My UK Tax Debt?

                        Uk Law

                        “Dear Jon, I have a problem with the UK tax on what I owe. They sent me a statement last month to my address in Thailand. Can I get arrested at the airport on arrival or departure in the UK? Thank in advance for your help John” John, First off, no worries, you will not be arrested, stopped, or detained ... Read More »

                          I’m Willing to Go Back to Dubai to be Arrested Over My Debt


                          “Dear Steve, I had been living in Dubai for nearly 8 years and maintained a great job and income. Whilst there, my ex wife and I also brought a property and eventually sold the property after the recession hit. All in all, had never been in any trouble or debt. I then took out a C.Card with FGB and after ... Read More »

                            I’m in Dubai and My Debt is Way More Than My Income. – Ami


                            “Dear Jon, I’m staying in Dubai for 5 years, I wasn’t have any debt until last year for some family reason, now with only 6000 salary I end up with 120K debt, I’m trying to maintain the debt until now even it is exhausting, I’m about to consult debt consultant to solve it but a little bit worry My questions ... Read More »

                              I Had to Return to India But Creditors are Chasing Me. – Amith


                              “Hi Jon, I have three credit cards and a car loan. 2 with RAK Bank and 1 with FGB. I lost my job in May 2014 and in June had to return to my home country India. I have got another offer but RAK Bank confirmed to be there is a case on me and FGB also. My car has ... Read More »

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