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Why do foreign transactions take so long to post to online banking statement?

I have been in a foreign country for the last week and none of my purchases have been posted on my online banking statement and i "still have the same amount of money in my account" (put in quotes ...
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Which tax forms to file for money transferred for a purchase made on behalf of a foreign entity?

I'm in a weird situation, where over the course of the past year, I've been purchasing items on behalf of a relative in a foreign country using money that he has been transferring to me. The money ...
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Is this a cashier check scam?

I'm a personal trainer and I've received an email stating that someone wants me to train their kids while they are in the US for vacation. The request was for many sessions and would total well over $...
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$10,000 was accidentally transferred to me instead of my company

As a result of a business competition we won for school, $10,000USD was transferred from my University's Accounts Payable department, to me. It should have been transferred to my business, a C-...
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US Employee at a US company at a Mexican facility pays a “Mexican Tax”. How do I claim it on 1040

I am a US Employee working at a US company at a Mexican facility and I am being deducted a "Mexican Tax" on my wage slip each pay period. The company has not listed the Mexican tax on my W2 and ...
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How do ADR vs U.S.-listed foreign corporations handle dividends to U.S. investors?

If a Japanese company pays 500 yen/share dividend for Japanese investors on a Tokyo exchange, how will they pay U.S. investors who bought their shares? If it's a U.S. listed foreign corporation? If ...
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Can I contribute money to a Roth IRA in this non resident alien situation?

Here I have an interesting situation. I am a former American citizen, expatriated (non-covered). I still have my Roth IRA account. I earn money working for a UK company with a US parent, listed on the ...
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Sold a property abroad and want to transfer the money into a US bank. >10,000. The property taxes on the sale were all paid in full.

Do I need to report to IRS or will I have to pay tax on the transferred money? I need to mention that the property abroad was bought by me BEFORE becoming a US permanent resident, and it was sold by ...
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As a US Citizen can I open a Canadian bank account without my social security number?

As I stated in the title: will I need to provide my Social Security Number if I choose to open a bank in Canada as a US Citizen?