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Residency rules for opening a business bank account in the US
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Yes you can but you will need to check with the bank where you will be opening an account on what they require to make this happen. Bank of America you will need to present 2 forms of Photo ID (...

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Information on tax treaties
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The best place to start searching for the Tax Treaties is the relevant tax authority in the country you are filing the tax returns for. For example in the US the documentation can be found in ...

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How do I file CA state taxes without a SSN or ITIN?
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Here is the thing according to IRS Publication 15 Section 4 and W-2 Instructions the employer when filling out the W-2 form which you have received must provide an SSN or ITIN in Box a on the form, ...

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How to find a tax preparer in the UK for a US income tax return
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The issue is actually reliability of the preparer and their reputation and their ability to prepare your return legally and with little or no pain on the tax front. Having said that if you Google "...

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Are H4 visa holders allowed to do remote intellectual work?
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The issue is not work but income. For example an H4 can own a business so as long as your US business does not pay you. Same would likely go for any other work performed outside the US. But to be ...

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Michigan driver's license
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Usually states require a proof of residency in the state in order to convert out of state driver's license (along with possible other requirements) Michigan requires 2 pieces submitted to the ...

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How to complete I-9 form?
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From the instructions to the Form: Form I-9 is used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must ensure ...

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H1-B vs TN visa
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Ye Standard Disclaimer: IANAL There is a chart available on TN Visa Bulletin run by Brian Zuccaro, Esq that shows the major differences but in a nutshell. Or you can take a look at Peng & Weber ...

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NAFTA profession and position title
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What annoys me to no end is that embassy pages look similar but similar content is not in the same place. Having gotten my rant out of the way. You can find the information regarding the format of ...

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I-130 or Fiance petition
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USCIS has a pretty decent page showing current processing times. Depending on where you have to submit your application for either one processing times may vary. Long story short I would consult an ...

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Can we get married in the consulate?
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The answer is MAYBE According to Spanish Exterior Ministry the conditions for consular marriage are: A consular marriage may only be held when at least one of the parties is Spanish and if the ...

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Can a German visa be denied due to abdominal tuberculosis, even though it is not contagious?
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I have not been able to find a definitive yes or no but from the India Education information site VISA ASSESSMENT - Applications will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria: ... Health ...

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Selective Service Requirements
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There are quite a few discussions and answer to these particular question elsewhere on the interweb: Immihelp Long story short you should have answered NO since you were on a student visa but it may ...

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Bringing pets to Germany
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The easiest is to consult the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture page on Traveling to EU with Animals. You qualify for entry from the listed third countries of which Argentina is one you ...

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How to get medicines in Canada?
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There is not a lot of "active ingridients" in various medicines that are not allowed in US or Canada but are allowed elsewhere in the world. Chances are that the medicine you seek is available in ...

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Freelance (billing issues)
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In order to write a valid Invoice you don't need to have anything. But if the company is going to hire you and pay you they may want to report the money they paid you on a 1099 form, for example, ...

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Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476) and iBT for Australia?
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While there is information on the Student Visa that TOEFL is accepted as a substitute for IELTS. The Work visas don't provide similar information. The only reference to the alternatives I was able ...

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Moving to Canada, what's the best way to break a lease in Illinois?
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It will depend on the contract you have sign with the landlord. Generally they don't like losing money on the lease and if they don't have a special provision for early lease termination you may be ...

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Are there any benefits for a disabled individual living in California? (green card holder)
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The laws and benefits available for persons with Disabilities are convoluted and multi-leveled. There are federal regulations such as Americans with Disabilities Act which provides mostly for non-...

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Is a 401k a good choice for somebody with an L1 visa?
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I would suggest you don't. The reason is that if you leave the US and on an L-1 visa you will likely leave the US when your term is up. The issue is what to do with your funds. The low penalty is ...

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What Immigration status do I have in Canada when on International Internship Programme (VIE)
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The best I can figure the VIE is a program where you get an internship with a French company and then that company transfers you abroad to learn how business works over on the other side. So if that ...

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What type of health insurance is needed to provide basic coverage when moving from the UK to the US
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Unless you are prone to injuries or have pre-existing conditions that require medications or hospitalizations I would recommend you not get any for that gap. In most states there are Urgent Care ...

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What's the repercussion of being a citizen or lawful permanent resident of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria or Sudan when applying for a job in the US?
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I can't find any indications that this could result in flat out denial of visas but it's more than likely that additional scrutiny would take place. You can look at Virtual US Embassy in Iran and FAQ ...

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Does an American need to fill out W9 if paid in Euro to his European bank by a US co.?
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You will need to fill it out for the European Bank but to provide them with your SSN as part of the FATCA reporting. So yes you will need to fill one out but not because you're paid in Euro but ...

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What is the earliest day I can enter USA with H1-B visa (21st or 22nd of September)? Does it depend on the actual work start date?
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The only reference I was able to find to this was questionable on how to actually calculate the 10 day prior period is on a somewhat questionable site IMHO and it states: Luckily, there are not many ...

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How can I do tuberculosis test for UK visa if I live in country where TB test is not required
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If you have no "Approved Test Clinics" listed for you country any tests you conduct in your country won't be accepted as valid by the UK immigration authorities. If you look at the List of Countries ...

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Renewal of Nevada drivers license while living in China
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You may be out of luck. While Nevada DMV provides for out of state renewal by mail or via internet but suggests contacting them prior to submitting the form there are some requirements that you're ...

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Can you renew an Illinois driving license when you stay outside of US?
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IANAL What you seem to want to do doesn't appear to be legal but I will let the courts decide whether it is or it is not and how to deal with the situation. Having said that. If your driver's license ...

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Do you need to live in the Netherlands to present a case to a Dutch court?
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There is a great information from the European Commission: 4. Lawyer The task of the lawyer is to guarantee that the legal position of their clients is not prejudiced. To that end, lawyers ...

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UK Citizen (with USA permanent residency) Moving back to the UK Temporarily for 1 year. Can my wife work?
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According to multiple sites Visa Logic Can I work on a spouse visa? Yes, you are eligible to work or study in the UK once the visa has been granted. 1st Contact Visa: The visa, which is initially ...

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