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Using 2 different social security numbers

Hello now let's start by saying that I know what I did was wrong. I opened store credits at a few stores here in the U.S. By using a number that I made up in my head. It's only store credit and not ...
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Can I keep my bank account and SSN after giving up permanent resident status?

If I were to abandon my permanent resident status in US, will I be able to keep and use my Wells Fargo bank account? Also what happens to my Social Security number?
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Can a new US resident safely open a bank account as a non-resident?

Fresh US immigrants that want to open up a bank account as soon as possible generally face impediments like needing to profile a proof of address/residency. This comes in the form of utility bills or ...
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Income tax laibility in India for Stock traded in USA as a resident Indian

I lived in US for more than 9 yrs on H1B visa and was maintaining US stock portfolio and was filing taxes in US as 1099 for stocks plus my salary as 1040. Now I am planning to return to India but ...
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I landed in the US on 16th Aug 2014 & my wife/kid joined me on 26th Sept 2014. What is my residency status for filing my tax returns for 2014?

I landed in the US on 16th Aug 2014 & my wife/kid joined me on 26th Sept 2014. Could you please let me know my residency status to file my returns for the income earned in the year 2014. Also are ...
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Should I file FBAR for the 1st year of permanent residency

I was not US resident (or B1/B2) and not in the U.S in preceding days before Nov. 2014. I get permanent residency and stay few weeks, and leave US due to the job in foreign country. I do have foreign ...
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Will I be taxed in India

I am on a project (1 year duration) in Qatar. I am remitting money thru TT to my HDFC Bank savings account in India. All family maintenance/expenses and Home Loan EMI is deducted from this Saving ...
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Do I need to file a tax return on zero income in the US if I became a resident late in December?

I am writing about the filing of tax return as a new permanent resident, whose deadline is April 15th 2014. I wish to know if I am required to file, for I entered the US with a DV1 immigrant visa on ...
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U.S. permanent resident and tax reporting?

I became a permanent resident in July of 2013. But, in 2013, I stayed in the U.S. for only 48 days. Do I still need to file 1040 for 2013? Also Do I need to report foreign bank and financial accounts? ...
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Recent permanent resident: Should I have filed Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)?

I became a permanent resident of the United States in mid-June of this year (2012). Before that I was on an F1 student visa. I was a non-resident for tax purposes throughout 2011. I have an account ...