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Questions tagged [permanent-resident]

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US Permanent Resident holding partial stake in a European company

I'm a permanent resident living in the US and would like to invest some money in a company run by my family back in Poland. I'm trying to figure out how to do this and what kind of tax implications it ...
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I'm hoping to get a green card this summer - am I liable for taxes for all of 2018?

Just to explain, I am a UK national living in the UK and will move to the US on a fiance visa, which will eventually be turned into permanent residency once I'm married. My question is just at what ...
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Healthcare requirements for J-1 married to US Citizen

I am a US Citizen and married a J-1 visa holder at the end of December 2017. Facts: I have had healthcare coverage the entire time in 2017 and currently in 2018. My wife is still a J-1 with a ...
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Tax implications of adding a LPR spouse as a joint account holder

If a US permanent resident adds a US permanent resident spouse as a joint account-holder on a brokerage (or other) account, what are the gift tax implications, if any? I believe that in the case of ...
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Can a sponsored spouse buy a house in Canada while her permanent resident application is still being processed?

I will get married with my Canadian partner, and plan to buy a house for us in Canada. However, I am currently not a permanent resident of Canada yet. I will apply for being a permanent resident of ...
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How much Wait time is needed for new USA permanent residents to Apply for Student Financial Aid

How much Wait time is needed for new USA permanent residents to Apply for Student Financial Aid for Graduate and Undergraduate studies? I heard you need to wait for one year until you can apply for ...
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How do I file taxes if my foreign income can be excluded by the foreign earned income exclusion act? Or do i even need to file at all?

While I understand I don't owe any taxes based on the foreign earned income exclusion act. I think I still have the duty of doing the paper work of filling. I don't want to risk getting into any ...
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Can I open an investment account in the United States as a Green Card holder?

Can a green card holder open a Schwab investment account as a normal US citizen would, or most they open an International account? Funds to use would all be coming from a US bank and not overseas.
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Australian retirement (super) for permanent residents leaving Australia permanently

I am an Australian permanent resident. I am considering leaving Australia permanently. Under Australian immigration laws, I would eventually no longer be an Australian permanent resident. I am ...
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Using 2 different social security numbers

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 a credit ...
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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 ...