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Jean

Jean Report 18 Feb 2013 00:31

roy, i got rid of loads of my pay slips 2yrs after i retired. didnt shred them, i burnt them...after many years of hard graft.

Jean

Jean Report 18 Feb 2013 00:16

maggie, good luck with your ppi claim. i had all all the windows open today. bedding on the line, then my sort out...it must be spring madness.

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 18 Feb 2013 00:07

6 years for tax and pay related and 2 years for everything else

Roy

Jean

Jean Report 18 Feb 2013 00:03

great shredding the old ones. the worms in my compost bin are going to be as busy as me.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 17 Feb 2013 23:59

Mine go in the drawer, then into a carrier bag and under the bed!!!
I kept meaning to clear them out, then when I eventually did, realised I could claim PPI, as I had statements for 7 years ago :-D

If I hadn't gone out today, I would have definitely hung the washing on the line and spring cleaned.
I opened my bedroom window today, and saw cobwebs behind the blind :-0 :-(

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Feb 2013 23:45

Tax returns for 7 years, but everything else for 2. Its a lovely feeling to shred the old ones, isn't it! :-D

Well done on your sorting out - spring has sprung in your household!

Jean

Jean Report 17 Feb 2013 23:33

old bills, water, gas, bank statements and all that. i cant believe the amount of papers i have had filed away. some paperwork was dated 2006. i have kept the last 2yrs. would you have kept the last 3 or maybe 5yrs? the lovely sunshine today went to my head today. 3 bags of clothes for the charity shop, if its nice tomorrow i will sort out my books....