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Sep 20th 2012, 7:58 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 4,499
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Son has green card but is at university in England

Thanks Jerseygirl - I was joking of course but very kind of you :)
Sep 20th 2012, 7:45 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 4,499
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Son has green card but is at university in England

There was another thread on this subject started by me but everyone ignored it (sniff) ;) so I am very glad you started this one :D
Forum: USA
Sep 17th 2012, 8:06 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,809
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Help teenagers moving to US school

Hello Donna, we are in a similar position although not had formal job offer yet so you are a good few steps ahead.

I don't think you will have a problem getting UK employers to recognise a US...
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2012, 1:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By clarity1971

Will our daughters be eligible for Greencards if they remain in UK?

IF (and it's a big 'if') all goes to plan, then we will be relocating to California on an 01 visa.

Everything is still a little uncertain regarding timescales but we have twin daughters aged 16...
Forum: USA
Sep 14th 2012, 9:13 am
Replies: 30
Views: 34,601
Posted By clarity1971

Re: School: Moving a 15/16 yr old from UK to US school system

Darren, what is the likely time frame for your relocation? If it is not until the spring then would it be better for your eldest to stay on in the UK for a while and complete his GCSE's?

He would...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2012, 8:57 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 34,601
Posted By clarity1971

Re: School: Moving a 15/16 yr old from UK to US school system

Darren, we are in a very similar situation.

My husband was made redundant here in the UK back in March and the only job propsects that we currently have are in the US. We have some savings from...
Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2012, 3:36 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Owning a dog in California

Well that's reassuring :)
Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2012, 3:29 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By clarity1971

Owning a dog in California

Possibly moving to Fremont/Sunnyvale area from UK.

We have a big dog and have concerns about bringing him with us due to potential issues finding a pet friendly house rental and also associated...
Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2012, 3:22 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 12,941
Posted By clarity1971

Requesting transcripts from UK schools?

Possible move to Sunnyvale/Fremont area in the pipeline. Nothing confirmed yet but planning ahead and worrying about the transition into new schools for our kids.

We will have 2 in High school and...
Forum: USA
Aug 23rd 2012, 12:22 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By clarity1971

Re: UK business still running whilst on O-3 visa

Thanks for your reply Norah :)

So would I be restricted from even advising or communicating with my team back in the UK?

If anyone could point me in the direction of some official info, that...
Forum: USA
Aug 22nd 2012, 10:56 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By clarity1971

UK business still running whilst on O-3 visa

My husband may be taking up employment in California with company sponsoring him for an o-1 visa (with me on O-3)

I currently run my own business however in the UK and don't want to have to sell...
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 24th 2012, 2:06 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 24th 2012, 2:06 pm
Replies: 413
Views: 20,068
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Post a You-Tube of a Fave Piece of Music

and I have no idea how to make that a proper link with images like the rest of you have managed??? :)
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 24th 2012, 2:05 pm
Replies: 413
Views: 20,068
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Post a You-Tube of a Fave Piece of Music

Please may I be really cheeky and add a link to my daughter singing on You Tube? She was so nervous when she recorded it but we think she did such a lovely job (proud mum alert!). It's Fix You by...
Jan 30th 2012, 10:15 am
Replies: 5
Views: 6,599
Posted By clarity1971

Re: EB-1 Visa from start

[QUOTE=GeoffM;9873140]Wow, he's gone up in price since I used him QUOTE]

What did you do to him Geoff? :D
Forum: USA
Jan 29th 2012, 9:02 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,594
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Understanding Tax and other outgoings - Texas

Thank you Bob, all of your posts have been really helpful :)

Have posted on CityData and already had a couple of people reply that we would be comfortably off on that amount - but I am dubious!
...
Forum: USA
Jan 29th 2012, 8:08 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,594
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Understanding Tax and other outgoings - Texas

Lisa, we would love to hear your thoughts on best Middle and High schools in the area? Not sure how old your children are?
Forum: USA
Jan 29th 2012, 3:44 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,594
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Understanding Tax and other outgoings - Texas

Thanks Lisa, I am guessing that still applies for rented property?

So the Tax Calculators are saying Fed Tax at approx 21%

If only my husband were working, I guess he would file as 'Married...
Forum: USA
Jan 29th 2012, 1:08 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,594
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Understanding Tax and other outgoings - Texas

Thank you Lisa, that is really helpful.

Can I just clarify regarding the Health Insurance deductible - is that $2-3000 per year/per family or is it 'per person' - in other words should we multiply...
Forum: USA
Jan 29th 2012, 12:25 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,594
Posted By clarity1971

Understanding Tax and other outgoings - Texas

As the title says really :)

We have the opportunity to move to the States as GC holders. We are looking at possibility of appling for EB1 Visa (many of husbands collegues in similar technical...
Jan 27th 2012, 12:17 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Income Tax in the UK for people earning below tax-free alloawance income

Submitting a Tax Return (Self Assessment) is usually only done by people who are self employed. Everyone else has their Tax and NI deducted at source (i.e directly from their pay-packet).

There...
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2012, 3:16 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 5,959
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Cost of Grocery Store Shopping

Thank you to everyone for your detailed responses, especially to EnglishMummy for your very indepth reply. I have a feeling that it was cathartic for you :)

Don't be under any illusions - food...
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2012, 8:50 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,521
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Education: GCSE/High School

Do A Level Tutors exist in America? I haven't heard of this before. Interesting though.
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2012, 8:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,521
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Education: GCSE/High School

Following this thread with interest as we may be in a similar situation with our daughters. They will leave school this summer and then start studying for their A levels.

We may be facing the...
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2012, 4:07 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 5,959
Posted By clarity1971

Re: Cost of Grocery Store Shopping

Thank you - the type of job that my husband would go for would almost certainly involve a very good health care package but I know that we would still incur costs of our own.

Something else that...
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