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by raamv
Mon Dec 24, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Want Pension money back
Replies: 30
Views: 5531

Re: Want Pension money back

Greetings, I need advice from the members here, I am moving to Canada after few months and leaving Finland permanently, is there any way to get back pension money which has been deducted from my salary every month ? Perhaps, if you give a guarantee that you will never come back to Finland and that ...
by raamv
Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Please help to comment on the driving school issues
Replies: 9
Views: 862

Re: Please help to comment on the driving school issues

Negotiating with them might be your good option. Otherwise, your other choices are http://www.kuluttajavirasto.fi/en-GB/ Lawyers are going to be very expensive and might not be worth your expenses. Try to negotiate with them whether they can arrange the other lessons from another school and take you...
by raamv
Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Which internet provider?
Replies: 8
Views: 530

Re: Which internet provider?

Cable modems share their Bandwidth with multiple Terminations...Almost a whole neighborhood.. ADSL share their terminations with a lot less people.. ( Depends on the DSLAM and how far you are from the nearest end office ). Moreover, cable modems also share Bandwidth with the TV channels along with t...
by raamv
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Jobs and Entrepreneurship in Finland
Topic: Any places to buy 2nd hand electronic goods?
Replies: 14
Views: 1253

Re: Any places to buy 2nd hand electronic goods?

cruzbroker.fi and/OR Beesting (Same concern, different brand) useed to sell old computer stuff . They were in Konala, last time I checked.
you can also try the "used" or returned section of verkkokauppa store in Jatkasaari.
by raamv
Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:04 am
Forum: Jobs and Entrepreneurship in Finland
Topic: Install wooden floor
Replies: 7
Views: 1260

Re: Install wooden floor

In the PK-Seudu Are, they dont charge per Sqm. They charge per hour ( and make sure whether it is WITH or without ALV when they mention the prices, cos ALV is 23% of service charges if not included). Don't make sure. They ought to know that you must tell the price with alv to consumers, if they don...
by raamv
Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Jobs and Entrepreneurship in Finland
Topic: Install wooden floor
Replies: 7
Views: 1260

Re: Install wooden floor

In the PK-Seudu Are, they dont charge per Sqm. They charge per hour ( and make sure whether it is WITH or without ALV when they mention the prices, cos ALV is 23% of service charges if not included). Also, there is a minimum "Driving Charge" to come to your place. There could also be a disposal char...
by raamv
Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Please, I need your help urgently in a health care matter !
Replies: 27
Views: 1784

Re: Please, I need your help urgently in a health care matte

Hi, I don't know from where to start or what to say. I am scared and very confused. Some weeks ago, I took my wife to the doctor (General practitioner) at one of the public health care centers here in Joensuu, and did some blood tests. The results were not good, and because of that the doctor had a...
by raamv
Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Window Cleaner or where to buy cheap ladders
Replies: 7
Views: 1044

Re: Window Cleaner or where to buy cheap ladders

biltema.fi also has some for cheaper prices and similar quality.
by raamv
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Application for citizenship and unemployment
Replies: 19
Views: 4288

Re: Application for citizenship and unemployment

Hei! Just to let everyone know, this morning I got a letter from Migri that says "Maahanmuuttovirasto on päättänyt, etta hakija saa Suomen kansalaisuuden päätöspäivästä lukien". I applied on 1.3.2012 and the decision was done on 4.9.2012, around 6 months or so. I'm going to get drunk to celebrate t...
by raamv
Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Suing someone over unpaid rent
Replies: 13
Views: 1233

Re: Suing someone over unpaid rent

But Dealing with the paperwork IN Suomen-laki-kieli will be a nightmare ( I dealt with this and won a settlement )!! and expensive... Once you get the address, you need to to the correct karajanoikeus, fill the correct paperwork in the correct order ( paying a Lawyer will cost more than your recover...
by raamv
Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: advice please
Replies: 13
Views: 1531

Re: advice please

Pursuivant wrote:
ajey wrote:
PS. Your husband should apply to get the child money from KELA.
Hank... His kid does not qualify for KELA money Until the husband and wife qualify for permanent residence.
by raamv
Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: first resident permit- based on other grounds
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: first resident permit- based on other grounds

To which country does he pay tax? If he becomes resident in Finland, he is subject to Finnish Tax!! ( Unless its a temp transfer for less than 180 days. Then you are subject to Tax of the country that you are a resident of). So Consider carefully before you apply on other grounds. Moreover, I really...
by raamv
Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Suing someone over unpaid rent
Replies: 13
Views: 1233

Re: Suing someone over unpaid rent

If U have thier social security number, you can take a chance and send it to the "old" address to see if the post office forwards it to the new one (IF that person has forwarded their address) If not, you need to know where that person is and get a court appointed person to "Serve" notice in person ...