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Disclaimer: I have never had to deal with US Taxes. For me, listening to such stories and general reading about this topic is like watching a vampire horror movie on television - knowing that they will never get out of the screen. I do remember statements being made that corrections to an existing tax return can be made. The advice generaly given was ...


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It seems correct. The money is Germany-sourced income since it is work income (bonus) from work performed in Germany (even though the money was received in a different year than when the work was performed). Therefore, it should be taxable in Germany no matter where you live. It seems that your complaint is that the fact that it is taxable in 2020 instead of ...


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Usually you would find the detailed explanation in the "Technical Explanation" or another similarly named document coming with the treaty. Unfortunately, the IRS site doesn't list such a document for Romania. For other countries, the date of arrival is usually the first date of arrival in the capacity referred to in the article, with some treaties ...


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To answer my own question. I spoke with the tax professional at my workplace and the information is the following: I don't pay any taxes retroactive. I begin paying taxes as soon as my status has officially changed (the start date of the green card).


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What decision are you referring to? Did the IRS notify you of your resident alien status? In 2014 it seems like based on the amount of time you spent in the US, you were already a nonresident alien and wouldn't have needed to use an exception.


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No, both articles do not apply. Scholarship is not salary, so only 20(3) applies. The treaty doesn't seem to provide an "opt-out" option, so no - you cannot choose to not apply the treaty in the period of scholarship to be able to apply it in the following period of salaried employment. Generally, in legaleese, "shall" or "will" mean that there's no other ...


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Mark Johnson's answer is essentially correct. The income you're speaking of is not likely to be interest income, but the same principle applies: you can file an amended return. To answer the questions posed in the body of the text: Should I have mentioned that I own stock in the company I work for? Since the tax is an income tax, you do not need to ...


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You will have to fill out your tax forms for jan 1st to dec 31st 2021 in Germany. You have to tell them any income that would be taxable if you made the money in Germany and can make any deductions that would be legal if they were in Germany, that is used to calculate your tax percentage. And the income and deductions that actually happened in Germany, that ...


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Do I need a special visa to go to France for a 1 month vacation? It depends on your citizenship. Working for a US company or being a US resident is irrelevant. If you are a US citizen, you do not require a visa to visit France for one month, no matter the purpose. You would enter under the visa-free short-stay regime defined in the Schengen Borders code. ...


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Yes. According to Indian tax laws you are required to pay taxes on salary you earned while working in India. However you can claim a tax credit on the amount when you file your USA taxes. This assumes you are an Indian citizen.


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A person living outside the US files US federal tax returns by mail to an address in Austin TX, as detailed in this US government IRS page. (If you're still in the US in April 2019 when your 2018 tax return is due, you'll file just like everyone else.) The page linked above contains multiple links to assist overseas filers. IRS forms and publications are ...


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Money received as a gift might not be income, under the IRS rules. In general, income is money received for work or through investments. The IRS is very clear: income from abroad is taxable, for both resident aliens and US citizens. Your individual circumstances will determine whether you need to consult a tax attorney to ensure that you are reporting ...


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I'm not an expert on this subject, but from what I understand there are generally two ways to do this. Have the company establish a subsidiary company in the foreign country and make your husband an employee of that subsidiary Your husband establishes his own company in foreign country and operates as an independent contractor. This interesting article ...


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Well, I know someone in exactly the same situation who is wondering exactly the same thing. As far as I understand -- I am not a certified tax expert, and this is not a consultation. According to the Glacier tax system (an electronic system in use at some universities), you would count as a resident alien for taxation purposes for tax year 2016 if you had ...


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As it turns out, my wife could get an ITIN only if she was going to be claimed as an exemption for my taxes. The IRS doesn't seem to deliver ITIN for any other reason, so we waited for my "treaty rights" to be exhausted, and filled out an application when we did our taxes the next time. Maybe there is another way to proceed, but it seems that you can't get ...


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