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Tax treaty with USA — exemption for 2 tax years or 24 months?

I am in the USA on a J1 visa and thanks to a tax treaty with my country I am tax exempt for 2 years. Does this mean 2 tax years or 24 months? For example, if I arrived to the US on August 1st 2012, ...
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US driving license when living overseas [duplicate]

I have been living overseas for a few years. How do I keep my US driver's license without a US address since I won't be able to prove residency in any state?
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Maximum amount of time I can spend in France and not be considered a fiscal resident

I would like to know what the maximum amount of time I can spend in France and not be considered a fiscal resident. I rent a house full time but do not live in France full time or file taxes in ...
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Is Dual Residency between the EU & UK Possible with Permanent Residency Visa (ILR)?

I am and American woman who started with a spouses settlement visa and have had ILR for almost 5 years now. I have been eligible to apply for UK citizenship about two years ago but never applied ...
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International driving permit validity after residency

I have a fairly specific question regarding my international driving permit that I picked up at AAA. My family and I recently moved to Spain for my job. Shortly after arriving we received our Spanish ...
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UK ILR/Permanent Residency Automatically Canceled after 2 years of being overseas?

I have an Indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in UK. However, I have been away from the UK for two years and I need to travel to the UK to visit my son who is a British Citizen. My explicit purpose for ...
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What are the consequences of waiting too long to change my civil status for my Mexican residency?

I have temporary Mexican residency. I understand that when my civil status changes (when I get married), I have 90 days to inform the Mexican government. However, I won't be getting married in Mexico,...
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What are the implications of where a couple of different nationalities gets married?

In general, what are the implications of where a couple of different nationalities gets legally married? A few examples I can imagine of possible implications follow, but please don't take this as a ...
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Registration of address in Portugal

I've recently moved to Portugal, and I'm not sure the requirements for registering your address. I'm aware that in some EU countries (Germany, for example) you have to register fairly quickly. Whereas ...
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Planning to move to Italy

I’m citizen of another EU country, but I have a big motor disability. I’m a software engineer and I assume that it won’t be possible from the beginning to work for an Italian company because my ...
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Applying for “Aufenthaltsbewilligung – Familiengemeinschaft” from within Austria

I am Iranian and I am going to reunite with my husband (he is Iranian and staying in Vienna under "Forscher=researcher" residence permit) who works as a researcher in Vienna (stay more than six months)...
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Bringing wife to Ireland on a Green Card

My wife and I are non-EU nationals. I am currently in the process of obtaining a Green Card, and we should be moving to Cork in December. As far as I can understand, my wife can come with me ...
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Cancellation of an indefinite leave to remain when divorcing

I am an Indian citizen, having UK ILR and want to know if ILR will be cancelled if I do not visit UK for 2 years? Actually I'm getting separated from my husband who is a British national and want to ...
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How changes in nationality affects indefinite leave to remain

I hold Pakistani passport and hold Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. Recently I have been offered Bahraini nationality (my country of birth) which would mean I will have to give up my Pakistani ...
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Japanese Spouse Applying for UK Indefinite Leave to Remain - Koseki Tohon or Marriage Certificate?

My wife is currently in the process of drawing up her application for ILR in the UK using form SET(M). She's been in the UK for 4 years now. Among the documents that are required with the application ...
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Aruba residence permit for Dutch citizens

Would anyone happen to know if I can apply for a residence permit for Aruba while living outside of Aruba? I hold a Dutch passport but the application process can take months to go through.
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To Canada From Switzerland for a PhD: principal versus secondary residency?

I am currently living in Switzerland (I have a swiss Passeport) and am leaving to Vancouver, BC, Canada next September to start a PhD. I am asking for general advice to the question "Should I announce ...
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UK residency for Japanese wife of British citizen

I'm asking this on behalf of a good friend, who is a retired English army officer. He has been married to a Japanese woman for 15 years, and they have a 14-year-old son. He has for many years been ...
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Can an EU resident work anywhere in the EU?

I'm not in this situation, but I'm just wondering. I know EU citizens have the right to work/live in any EU country, but is it the same if you just have residency from an EU country?
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Residency rules for opening a business bank account in the US

If I open an LLC in the US, can I open a US based business bank account for that LLC in the state where it is incorporated? I am a US citizen, but a permanent foreign resident. Do I have to be a ...
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Moving to Germany, working remotely for company in US. What sort of visa do I need to stay?

Shortly after I am getting married (I am in my mid-twenties), toward the end of this year, we are both planning on moving to Germany. She is a US/EU dual citizen and I am a US citizen. I plan on ...
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How much savings/income do I need for a Chilean rentista visa?

I've asked several people (including a couple of attorneys) about the requirements for a rentista (retiree) visa in Chile. Everybody I've talked with agrees that I need to be able to demonstrate ...
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How to legalize documents for Paraguayan residency in the US?

In order to apply for permanent residency in Paraguay, I have to get some documents "legalized". What does that mean, and how do I do it? I'm currently located in the US, and I'm a US citizen, if ...
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How to acquire permanent residency in Paraguay?

How do I acquire permanent residency in Paraguay? What are the requirements, what is the process like, and how long does it take before I receive my cédula? I am a US citizen, if that is important.
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What is the difference between Indefinite Leave to Remain and gaining UK Citizenship?

I am an Australian living and working in the UK on an Ancestry Visa. I have been here for 4 years, and my Visa expires in another 1 year. My wife is a British Citizen, and we would like to stay here ...