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How would recent GBP exchange rate fall effect $ efforts to buy foreign-owned UK assets?

US-GBP exchange rate has been at its lowest since the mid-80s. That presumably means it's been cheaper to buy UK assets with dollars. Let's say I have dollars and I want to acquire a UK company. Let'...
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How much does the American Depository Receipt (ADR) cost for Sony stock (SNE)?

I am a resident of USA and want to invest in Sony (SNE), a Japanese stock. My brokerage says I can only do this through an ADR. American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) are negotiable securities issued ...
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Foreign banking transfers

I have been communicating with a woman who is active duty (Marine) in Syria for several weeks now. She has been chatting with me trough Hangouts. Then just a week ago she asked if I could help her ...
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Payment from USA to India partnership - how do i pay taxes?

I am wiring money from a US corporation to a company that is a partnership based in India. How do I calculate the tax owed to the Indian government and how do I send it to them? Do I deduct this ...
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What happens to foreign stocks if my country goes to war with that country? [closed]

For example, people in the US who owned stock in German companies in 1941. Have there been other examples other than Germany? Are there any investment strategies that would protect assets in case of ...
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Do foreign persons need to file 1099s?

Do foreign persons need to file 1099s. If so, how do they do so without a TIN? For example, let's say a foreign person visits the United States and hires a chauffeur and pays them several thousand ...
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How does a non-resident foreign person report payments to a maid in the United States?

I have a friend who is not a US citizen and is not subject to US taxes. He typically pays expenses through a solely owned trust, which the IRS considers to be equivalent to a sole proprietorship. He ...
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Transfer to foreign bank to purchase a home

I want to transfer $290,000 of my post-tax money to a bank account in Brazil I just opened to purchase a home there. The entire deposit will be used to purchase a home there. I will obviously file the ...
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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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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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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?