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Questions regarding obtaining and performing freelance work in a country other then country of nationality.

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Can an Immigrant freelance Web Developer survive in California, USA?

I am a (28 y/o) freelance web developer from india. I m planning to move California on a random certificate course of 1 year from a community college to work as a freelance web developer. My main ...
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Blue card state for unemployed person

I am a BlueCard holder for 32 months in Germany. I lost my job in the 29th month and registered on Arbeitsagentur immediatelly. Now I want to clarify 3 cases. How long can I stay in Germany maximum ...
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side job as Freelancing on highly skilled migrant visa

I am on Highly Skilled migrant visa on Netherlands. I do freelancing on upwork along with a fulltime job. I receive freelance income in USD. I want to know if the freelance income that I receive in ...
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Which one is the right status to be a freelancer in france- SAS SASU EURL EIRL SARL?

When i try to research about what is the right status to work as a freelancer in France, I get few options but completely confused what is the right one. Could you please let me know which one is the ...
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Can i quit my current job and work as freelancer on EU Bluecard in France

I am holding a valid EU Bluecard since 2 years and working for a France based company. Now I am exploring options towards taking up freelance jobs by quitting my current full time job. I have searched ...
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Self-employed "Highly skilled migrant" in Netherlands

I am an expat, non-EU citizen working for a Dutch company in Netherlands under "Highly skilled migrant" residence permit for over 3 years now. I want to change my job, but the company is US ...
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Live and work in USA but need to move back to Aus - any insight from others regarding continuing employment? (Dual USA/AUS citizenship)

So here's my situation: I currently live and work in the USA, but I've been working remotely since march and recently told my employer I need to move back to Aus, and that I was hoping I could keep ...
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Self-Employment in Germany with Blue Card after I quit my job

I am a US citizen with a Blue Card in Germany and held my job in Berlin for two years. I quit and told the Auslanderbehorde. They told me I have 6 months to look for a job. I found freelance ...
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How does the Spanish Tax Agency view US S-Corporation income?

Given the following hypothetical situation: I have an S-Corp in the US which generates 300K USD annually I am a US citizen I am an EU citizen and reside in Spain I invoice the US S-Corp for 50K EUR ...
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Freelancer Visa for EU especially German speaking countries

I am an Engineer / PhD and have been freelancing as a consultant for a long time. It so happens that most of my clients are in EU mostly Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands. I have been debating ...
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US Citizen living in UK with ILR, can I work remotely as freelancer for German company while residing in UK?

I am a US citizen and have Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. I am eligible to apply for citizenship now but I haven't yet. Because of the pandemic I am living in London but I was offered a job ...
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can a part-time contract good enough to apply work permit after graduated in local school with a job seeking visa?

I graduated with my art master in local German University, having my job seeking visa and it goes to my 17 months, I got a part-time contract (Arbeitsvertrag für gewerbliche Arbeitnehmer)which is not ...
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Freelancing in Germany: Where to Start

I have recently decided to embark in some freelancing in Germany (I am a EU citizen) as I have gotten to a point in my career where I think I can take the "risk" and I have built enough knowledge in ...
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W9 for French-US Freelancer Working in France but Contracting with US Companies

I am originally from France but have been living in the US for 13 years and now have dual citizenship. I am considering relocating back to France. I am a freelancer and I am looking at creating a "...
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Niederlassungserlaubnis and Freelancing in DE

I have a Niederlassungserlaubnis and currently working full time. I am planning to change to freelancing (for relaxed working hours). Do I have to inform the Finanzamt immediately? Or can I ...
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Germany Residence Permit and work/freelance in a different country

I have a permanent residence permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis) of Germany. I want to work/freelance in another country (India) but maintain my residence in Germany. Is it possible that I visit Germany ...
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Policy for freelance work in Germany for people with another main employment

What is the policy about freelance work done in Germany (for possibly international clients through a global online platform) by people with another main job? Is it allowed? What are the steps ...
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I'm an American journalist in the UK on a tier 2 sponsored visa. If I leave my work, can I go to the Schengen area as a visitor?

I'm an American in London. After completing a masters degree in the UK, I was offered full-time sponsored employment on a tier 2 visa in London at a trade publication covering commodities. I've worked ...
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Confusion over "Beschäftigung" and "selbständige Tätigkeit" for Blue Card holders

In the Zusatzblatt of my Blue Card, it is written: Beschäftigung nicht gestattet mit Ausnahme der Tätigkeit als Software Engineer bei ABC GmbH, Ort Selbstständige Tätigkeit gestattet Nach 2Jähr. ...
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Freelancing in Europe [closed]

I just got a freelancing job in the Netherlands for 6 months and I really want to know what should I do to make sure I pay taxes and do this employment legally. I currently live in Germany as a ...
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Do USA citizen working as a contractor in Canada need to register anything in either USA or Canada?

I am an American citizen who will be working in Canada for 3 months as a contractor/freelancer. I already have a contract. This is my first time working as a non-salaried employee. Is there anything I ...
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Turn into a freelancer and travel the world with a blue card

Almost 10 months ago, I got my blue card and came to Germany to work as a software architect with a very good salary (+ 100k EU) and started my journey in a new city. I'm considering working for ...
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Freelance Net "Salary" vs Permanent Employee Net Salary - a Tough Decision [closed]

I have been working in Germany on a salary of 86.000 EUR a year. As someone married and not having my wife working, I am having 4.400 EUR net per month. Now I have the opportunity to accept a ...
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French freelancer moving to Australia

I currently work as a freelancer in France, and I plan to move to Australia. I intend to continue to work for my clients (who are based in Europe), but only for a few months as I will ultimately look ...
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UK expat living and working in Spain - switching to freelancing possible?

I'm an English expat and have been living and working in Mallorca, Spain for the past two years. I have been contacted by a remote-only software development company who have employees globally, and ...
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Register as a freelancer in Denmark

What should one do to register as a freelancer in Denmark, and how long the process takes? The person has an opholdstilladelse that allows to work and to change the job The person will be working for ...
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I need an employment letter for immigration but I'm a freelancer

I've been programming for more than 10 years, professionally for more than 5 years. I'm a computer scientist applying for immigration to Canada. An employment letter is required. For most of my life, ...
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Freelance visa in the UK [closed]

I am an Indian citizen, currently doing a master's in Italy. I have 10 years experience in videography and video editing. I am looking for a freelance visa in the UK. May I know more details about the ...
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US Citizen with French residency and with a French auto-entrepreneurship. How do I do taxes?

Here's my situation: My family moved to France when I was 14 in 2011. I have a French residency card (titre de séjour) which allows me to work. I have a freelance translation business registered under ...
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Is it permitted to work as a freelancer on Upwork while studying in Germany?

Next April I am going to start a master program in Germany living on a student visa. Currently I am working as a freelancer on Upwork. I know that in Germany it is not permitted for people on student ...
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Taxes working remotely from Portugal or Spain for an Irish company

The Irish company I work for offered me to work remotely 100%. I think it would be a good idea to move and work in a place with better weather and cheaper life. I am mainly considering Spain and ...
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Can Freelance Writers be authorized to work in the US?

I'm a freelance writer and was looking at applying to more companies. Some of them specify an authorisation to work in the US. I'm a legal resident of India. So what does this mean for me? I don't ...
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What visa should freelancer without education apply if employer wants him to temporary work in USA?

I have started studying programming 4 years ago and started freelancing 1 year and a half ago and my current employer wants to invite me and my girlfriend to go to USA to work there temporarily (3-9 ...
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Legal status of telecommute work in Mexico (with a temporary resident status)

Is it officially allowed for a resident alien in Mexico (temporary resident, not allowed to work for Mexican companies) to provide services as a remote worker to the companies outside Mexico? I've ...
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Worked from France for the last 6 months for US clients without paying French taxes. What should I do now?

I need some advice, or a good recommendation for a tax expert. I've been living on with my PACSée in France on a carte de séjour vie privée/familiale for the last 6 months and have continued my full-...
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Freelancing in Germany when earning only little income

I plan to move to Germany with my spouse soon, and I will be employed full time. We do not speak the language, therefore it would be quite difficult for my spouse to find work. My spouse would like ...
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Registering as a sole trader and documentation needed - From Portugal to United Kingdom

I am currently living in Portugal and goin to move to the UK (Scotland) tomorrow. My boyfriend found a job there, so his company will be taking care of most of the needed paperwork, but I will have ...
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Working as a freelancer as a recently returned French citizen having never worked in France before

My wife is a French citizen with passport who has recently returned to France after not living here since she was a child. She works full time as a freelance artist, and currently only for American ...
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Doing freelance work in France--permission needed?

I currently live in France and have a residence card (spouse of EU citizen) that mentions that I am allowed to work. I am currently working part-time for an employer. In addition to my current job, ...
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Working as a freelancer in France

I am an EU citizen (not French) currently living in France and working for a French employer. I do not need or have a work permit or residence card to do this. My non-EU-citizen spouse (who needs a ...
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Living in the Netherlands, working in the UK

I am a 21 year old British female who, upon graduation of my masters in September, will be moving to the Netherlands to live with my partner. I am hoping to boost my career in freelance writing upon ...
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Working for a dutch company through a US company

My wife and I are EU citizens. I am employed by a Dutch company. This company may hire my wife indirectly as a freelancer through a US based company to work remotely from home. Essentially they would ...
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U.S. citizen living in France w/ French work permit - is it illegal to keep working for U.S. company?

I have been browsing other similar questions, and I am hoping to find a more certain answer because I'm sure someone has had the same experience. I am a U.S. citizen who moved to France 4 months ago ...
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Satisfying Ancestry Visa working requirements

I'm currently in the UK and 3.5 years through the duration of my Ancestry Visa. I am employed full time as a web designer and have been since approx. 8 months after my visa was issued. I now have an ...
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Can I have a P1 Visa and O1-B visa in the USA at same time?

I am a circus artist from Canada and I currently have a P1 visa, where I perform in the USA as part of a performance team. I am applying for an O-1B visa because I have been offered another employment ...
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I reside in Denmark with my Danish wife. My work is seasonal. How long can I work in another EU country per year?

I am an a scientific artist and my work so far is quite seasonal. I am a non EU citizen (Australian). I am on a family re-unification visa and I pay Danish tax. Can I work in another EU country for ...
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Odd jobs/Tutoring on a UK Tier 2

I am currently on a Tier 2 Worker's Visa in the UK with a Certificate of Sponsorship from a university as a research fellow. I am basically doing research only, and I miss doing some tutoring and ...
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H4 work from home (remotely) [duplicate]

Is it legally allowed to work from home using dependent visa. I am shifting to USA in a couple of months and my wife is also working in India. Her company accepts to work from home instead of ...
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Work permit for Argentina

I'm living in the UK and plan to move to Buenos Aires, Argentina. I'm self-employed/freelancer working for remote clients. Question: what are the requirements for me to get a work permit/visa so I ...
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CDN citizen living abroad in one country and working remotely for another [closed]

Need help with my situation: Canadian citizen Currently living and working in Africa for a company Offered a part-time position to work remotely for a UK company. Wishes to remain working in Africa,...
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