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Yesterday, 6:06 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,948
Posted By tht

Re: Unvaccinated traveling to the UK?

It reads like you are trying to gather information to allow you to circumvent the UK rules, which you have stated you are going to ignore.

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Yesterday, 3:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By tht

Re: Spouse visa not living in USA

You make it sound like you have not lived there in a long time? Make sure you also have all your non immigration related obligations up to date. Your annual US tax returns, your annual FBAR (if you...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2022, 2:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By tht

Re: Free Covid Tests in Mail - Gov't Site OPEN NOW!

so a single person gets 4

a family of 8 gets 4

and someone with 2 houses gets 8

Not sure that has been thought through very well…
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2022, 4:48 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By tht

Re: Free Covid Tests in Mail - Gov't Site OPEN NOW!

yes my family in the UK were amazed that we have to pay for them over here and offered to send me some 7 packs because they were free and freely available when they were back ordered here I went on...
Jan 17th 2022, 4:02 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By tht

Re: Texas Synagogue Hostages Taken by a Brit

From the news it looks like “Texas” could not take care of it…..

”By around 9 p.m. the F.B.I.’s elite hostage rescue team, which had flown in from Virginia, breached the building and rescued the...
Forum: USA
Jan 14th 2022, 6:28 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By tht

Re: Renewal of UK passport - HELP

I did mine at CVS, and then got it on a USB stick for an extra charge to upload myself. I think the website checks the photo.
Jan 12th 2022, 6:34 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By tht

Re: Internet - how much $$?

I assume you mean the “dish” not the satellite… end users have no control over the satellite constellation. I would only move this 2 times a year if I had it, to add redundancy to another property...
Jan 11th 2022, 3:15 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By tht

Re: Internet - how much $$?

Not got any first hand experience of it yet, I had a chance to subscribe last year, but had just got fiber to the house so did not go ahead with it. The main issue right now is that I this tied to...
Forum: USA
Jan 10th 2022, 6:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By tht

Re: Buying car/getting license in California

I don’t know about CA, in NY you could drive on a UK lisence until certain criteria were met, for CA it looks like these are:

being there for 6 months, registering to vote, getting a job…
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Jan 9th 2022, 2:33 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By tht

Re: Internet - how much $$?

When they put in fiber here I was trying to decide between 150/500/1GB bandwidth, they charged $50/70/100 a month. I have the 150, I did test the 500mbps for a week but found no additional benefit,...
Jan 9th 2022, 2:10 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By tht

Re: Internet - how much $$?

Have you looked at Starlink? It is $100 a month and you have to buy the dish but has bandwidth of between 100-200mbps and latency as low as 20ms, for context my fiber connection is around 6ms.
Forum: USA
Jan 9th 2022, 1:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By tht

Re: Triple Residency Curiosity

I would say your terminology is not specific enough, but I can understand what you are asking. Also every country can have its own rules.

Resident can mean a lot of different things in different...
Jan 6th 2022, 11:53 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By tht

Re: Internet - how much $$?

I have different setups in different properties, all monthly including tax’s:

1. 100/100 fios fiber, preferred TV, DVR, HBO and a showtime - $88 - 5 year bulk deal on a multi unit property.

2....
Jan 6th 2022, 5:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By tht

Re: Dual citizen—-Problems renewing British passport

What names are on your N400? You would probably have to do an N565 to change your name before you could get a US passport in a new name.
Forum: USA
Jan 5th 2022, 4:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,544
Posted By tht

Re: Rent or Sell

The interest is declared in the US as income not “tax paid” if any tax is withheld/paid, it may be possible to claim a deduction/credit.

Tax residence would be hard to determine from the limited...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2021, 11:22 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By tht

Re: NYC rental brokers

I had an HSBC Premier account in the UK as was able to open a US account day 1 and get checks, and get a debit and credit card a few days later without a SSN. Hsbc seems to be pulling out of the US,...
Dec 28th 2021, 1:58 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 2,851
Posted By tht

Re: Pandemic Burnout

While it would be nice, I am not sure what makes you think that? Yes we have more tools to deal with these now, and now travel bans are a [acceptable] tool, governments may be able to delay spread if...
Dec 28th 2021, 1:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By tht

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

Why would you use the visitor line, I thought the line for USC/PR was the same? then it does not matter what flight gets in ahead of you, or are you saying the line for secondary?
Dec 27th 2021, 11:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By tht

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

I never had any problems with my I-551, if your concerned about time at the airport you can apply for Global Entry, I did this as soon as I got my GC and aircraft door to being out of customs was sub...
Forum: USA
Dec 27th 2021, 4:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By tht

Re: NYC rental brokers

I made the move 11 years ago to NYC on an L1. Things may have changed since then. My biggest issue (despite my employer offering a guarantee letter, they all wanted a person as guarantor not a...
Dec 19th 2021, 1:07 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,659
Posted By tht

Re: two countries separated by a common language

The “British” equivalent is a German / Yiddish word?
Forum: USA
Dec 19th 2021, 12:58 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,344
Posted By tht

Re: Move to Princeton

In terms of “good free school” I think NJ is the same as CT where towns fund the majority of the school budget from property tax’s, so while you are not paying school fees, if you you want to go to a...
Forum: USA
Dec 17th 2021, 7:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By tht

Re: CDC card and NHS app

“International visitorsIf you are an international visitor and your vaccination proof is accepted at the UK border, this will also be accepted for entry into places where the NHS COVID Pass is being...
Forum: USA
Dec 17th 2021, 4:36 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By tht

Re: Huge Issues with FBAR and 8938

On Turbo tax it may be the level selected, but that seems strange as foreign accounts are not business, Premier and above deals with investments so maybe it’s missing from free and deluxe. The more...
Forum: USA
Dec 16th 2021, 8:18 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By tht

Re: CDC card and NHS app

I don’t think the solution is putting non UK vaccinations in to the NHS app. The Op likely has access to this because she was formerly UK resident and is still on the NHS systems. With so many...
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