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What are the logistics and taxation ramifications of working remotely for a US company while living in Norway?

It seems like every expat scenario is little different. Here's mine. My husband and I are both US citizens and have never lived outside of the US. I have a 3 year full time position with the Norwegian ...
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Tax treaty with France and two J1 visa

I was in the US for an internship in a university from May to August 2014, not being paid, on a J1 short-term scholar visa. From August 2014 to October 2015 I returned to France to finish my Ph.D. I'...
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Is a change from “J-1 Short-Term Scholar” to “J-1 Research Scholar” a “Change of Status”?

My question is as above: Is a change from "J-1 Short-Term Scholar" to "J-1 Research Scholar", both with the primary purpose of "Conducting Research", a "Change of Status"? Form I-539 makes me think "...
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W8-BEN / W9 mandatory for J2 (J1-dependent)? If so, how to get an ITIN?

I moved from France to the United States of Amercia with my wife a couple of months ago. I'm on a J1 Visa, working for an University as a Research Scholar and my wife is on a J2 visa. She does not ...
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Tax treaty benefits: when was my “date of arrival”?

I am a researcher on a J1 visa employed by a US university. The USA has a tax treaty with my country, Romania, based on which I believe my income in the USA is exempt from tax "for a period not ...
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Paying taxes after AOS?

I am currently in the US under a J1 and my home country has a tax treaty with the US. Therefore I am currently exempted from federal taxes and some other taxes. I am getting married soon and want to ...
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Am I entitled to benefit from the Egypt-US tax treaty?

I applied to the tax treaty between the US and Egypt under article 22 for the years 2012 and 2013. This is because I find the following conditions apply: I was a resident in Egypt before I came to ...
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Tax treaty USA-Italy: scholar/teacher (art. 20) tax exemptions and implications

Suppose I entered US in year x month y with J1 visa, as a scholar/postdoctoral researcher. My question regards my status during year x+2: assuming that I also stay in US during full year x+2, is it ...
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Should I use the German-US tax treaty as a researcher in Boston?

I am postdoc in Boston (USA) doing research for the benefit of the public, and I'm from Germany. I receive a normal salary from my university in Boston (not a stipend). I'm on a J1 visa since July ...
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Netherlands tax return for former resident now in the US

I am a Chinese citizen and lived in the Netherlands before coming to the US. I hold a J-1 visa and do some research projects at Northhwestern University. According the the Netherland-US treaty, I ...
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Can a US Citizen (married to a German) work remotely for a US company and stay on US payroll/benefits and not be an expat? [closed]

I am an American and my boyfriend is German. We plan to get married here in San Francisco before I move to Germany in September, which removes my company from the visa process. My SF company wants to ...
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Moving around EU as a UK EU citizen [closed]

I am a remote worker currently living in the UK, homeowner, with my own ltd company, working for UK clients. I use things like upwork and freelancer sites to carry out my work, invoice etc and pay ...
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Avoiding double taxation during transfer of funds from India to US

If my parents send me money, what is the procedure to do so without the (already tax-paid in India) funds coming under double taxation? Would I have to declare such 'income' and if so what is the ...
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Indian citizen, J1 Tax Exempt in USA. Do I pay India taxes for US income?

I am an Indian citizen and holding J1-research scholar and has been approved for tax exemption in USA for 24 months under Article 22 Tax Treaty. Do I need to pay taxes for the US income in India? ...
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Expat moving out of the US filing tax return

I am a F-1 student living in the US, planning to move away from the country by the end of next year. As a student, I have a tax deduction per tax treaties for my income, and I want to claim this ...
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J1 Tax Return Romania

I took part for the first time last summer (2017) in a work & travel program with a J1 visa . All went well, had a lot of fun, visited lots of places. As you all know,at this point in the year ...
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USA-France tax treaty benefits for teachers/researcher: meaning of “can be claimed only once” [closed]

Article 20 of the USA-France tax treaty provides a benefit for teachers and researchers. When they have been a resident of country A and go to country B to do research, their income from research is ...
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Tax treaty exemption for scholarship as a researcher: can I choose the tax treaty article?

Some tax treaties, such as the one between the US and Germany, have different articles for professors/teachers/researchers and recipients of scholarships. In the aforementioned case, these are ...