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With constant travel, is it possible to not have a tax residence?

We're in the EU (EU passports) and planning on spending the next couple years traveling. Income is coming through a company I have set in a country I was never a resident of. The only taxes I'm ...
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What prevents people from lying about where they live in order to reduce state income taxes?

Lets say you work in Chicago and live in Chicago but put your home address as somewhere in Indiana. Then every week you collect the mail that is being sent to you in Indiana. Wouldn't you save a lot ...
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Is it legal to open account and invest in my born country if I am currently working in Japan?

I have my identity and I am able to open investment account (for ETF, stocks and FX) in Hong Kong. I now hold a working visa and work in Japan. The tax rate is high in Japan and my Japanese is ...
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Investments with constant change of residence around the world

Let's suppose I have a given amount of money that I desire to invest for a long-term goal, e.g. 15-20 years, and that my job makes me change residency in several parts of the world, i.e. during this ...
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How come I am not tax resident in any country when moving abroad

I recently moved from UK to US and I am having trouble understanding tax residency matters. In particular, it seems to me that I am not resident in any of the two countries. Indeed: I pass the first ...
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Split residence

My question is related to split residency. I am moving to Florida from Hawaii. My wife refuses to leave Hawaii and is going to stay in her house. She is retired and has a pension and social ...
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European nomad, moving every few years. Tax residence and capital gains tax on purchase and sell of ETFs/Funds

This might be a silly question. Let's say I change jobs and country of residence-always within the European Union-every 3 years, purchasing monthly the same ETF through a local broker on each ...
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H-1B visa holder came in April 2017. What are the options for filing income tax return?

I came on H-1B visa with my wife and kid in April 2017, from India. I have salary income from January to March from India and from April to December from USA. Here I have few questions: What is my ...
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UK taxes on US investments with UK resident wife and US resident husband

If my wife moves to the UK for 9 months in the same calendar year and becomes UK tax resident is she liable for our USA worldwide investment income by HMRC? She does not work, I work in USA. We both ...
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Resident alien for tax purposes: Still valid after a gap of 2 years?

I was on F1 visa in the US during 2007-2015. After living in the US for 5 years, I filed income taxes as a resident alien for tax purposes for the years 2013, 2014 and 2015. Then I moved out of the US ...
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Eligible for Tax exemption in USA due to shorter stay?

I have entered in USA on Jul 2,2017 and working in IT. So, in this financial year I will be working 183 days ( Jul 2, 2017 - Dec 31,2017) in USA. Should I pay income tax in USA for this financial ...
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State returns for married couple living/working in different states (CA & IL)

For the tax year 2016, me and my wife were residents of and earning income in different states (CA and IL). We filed a joint federal return to have larger deductions, but I am not sure if we should ...
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California tax residency for TN visa

I am a Canadian citizen working in California on a TN visa. I worked 4.5 months in 2016 and plan to continue working here indefinitely. Am I considered a tax resident for 2016?
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US State Tax Filings for international student

I have a classic question that a lot of my peers in my university have. I am an international student at New York University (NYU) currently on my F-1 visa in the United States pursuing a Masters ...
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What factors go into choosing residency?

I know a young person who is planning to move from Canada to another country to pursue a graduate degree. When he moves, he may or may not be considered a resident of Canada for tax purposes. He does ...
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Do I still need to file taxes with the Canadian government if I am working in the U.S. on a TN visa for a few years?

I'm a Canadian citizen working in the U.S. on a TN visa. My work visa is for 3 years and my wife and both parents are living in Canada. I fly back to Canada every 2 weeks, and my wife and I own a car ...
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Moving from Canada to the U.S.: Where will I be considered resident for tax purposes?

In 2018 in the summer, I'm planning to move from Canada to the U.S. I'm a citizen of Ukraine. I would spend more than 183 days in Canada in 2018 and have an employer, but by the end of the year I ...