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Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2017, 4:19 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Dual Taxation

Thanks for the reply, but my point is that I did pay taxes on rental income and dividends and interest. I thought I was required to. The Dual Taxation Agreement, I believe allows me to claim a US tax...
Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2017, 4:07 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Dual Taxation

Thanks again for the reply

I understand from reading a bit that this form is for me to claim a tax credit from the IRS of tax paid on foreign income. Since I am in compliance with US taxes I doubt...
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2017, 8:54 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Dual Taxation

No I have never filed a form 1116. I'd never even heard of it before today.
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2017, 5:42 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Dual Taxation

Yes My US tax is correctly paid, my question is regarding the UK tax I paid, and it looks like I can get a us credit for uk tax paid over the past 10 years. I like the sound of that :thumbup:
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2017, 2:52 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Dual Taxation

Yes I think from what I'm reading that there's no UK tax on dividends below £5,000 and interest on savings may be tax free under the right circumstances. So I think I wouldn't be paying UK taxes on...
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2017, 2:35 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,621
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Moving to San Diego,CA USA

You're probably best to look at RB, Scripps Ranch, Penasquitos, Poway, In that order. Schools are all good if you have kids. Mira Mesa and Escondido will be more affordable but a longer commute....
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2017, 2:02 am
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Applying for German pension from USA

this is very useful thank. My wife is German and we just started tracking hteis info down. Appreciated:goodpost:
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2017, 1:57 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,100
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Shipping a computer to the US temporarily - import or not?

just buy a laptop in the US, it'll be way cheaper. Your parents can order it on Amazon.com (not uk) and deliver it straight to your US address.
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2017, 1:53 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By TaxRookie

Dual Taxation

I hope I'm in the correct forum. I've been going backwards on forwards on this for a while and I'd appreciate any advice.

I'm resident in the US and have a full time job here. I also have UK...
Forum: USA
Apr 10th 2016, 4:32 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By TaxRookie

Forum: USA
Apr 10th 2016, 12:21 am
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax Question

anyone have any idea on this please?
Forum: USA
Apr 9th 2016, 12:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Possible move to San Diego area

If you have a chance to move to San Diego you should jump at it.

Pro's - weather is just about perfect and you can be outside all year, the ocean, the mountains. You can surf in the morning and...
Forum: USA
Apr 9th 2016, 12:40 am
Replies: 126
Views: 16,185
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: When does it get easier? Unhappy in Michigan.

Yes people think I'm Australian all the time. My wife is German and everyone asks if she's South African (apart from one person who asked if she were Middlesborough, weird I know). It's tough for...
Forum: USA
Apr 9th 2016, 12:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By TaxRookie

Tax Question

Guys - I 'd appreciate advice on this.

I'm a little confused on the foreign account piece. I'm reading conflicting information and the IRS website doesn't seem clear either.

On the 8938 there...
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2015, 2:37 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

there are several years
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2015, 1:35 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

It's a hideous amount of money. I was saving to pay off my mortgage, plus pensions and old ISA etc..
Forum: USA
Oct 7th 2015, 4:25 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

Goodness, this just gets worse and worse. However, if I owe the tax, I owe it. And I'll get it paid. Thanks again
Forum: USA
Oct 7th 2015, 4:23 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

Yes I'm getting that. If I'd known to do that, I'd have just done it. It was very little revenue and because I was paying UK tax and my tax guy here dealt with my filing & never brought it up I am...
Forum: USA
Oct 7th 2015, 4:14 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

Unfortunately it never came up, and I didn't know to ask. My ISA is stocks and shares. I'll file the R105 and P85.
Forum: USA
Oct 7th 2015, 12:53 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

I employed a tax guy and each year would take all my stuff to him. I felt that I was doing the right thing.
Forum: USA
Oct 7th 2015, 12:50 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

Thanks for the reply

Sorry I forgot to say I'm resident with a green card.

I don't remember if I used a P85 though I may have. I also haven't filed a R105 with my bank. I didn't know to do...
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2015, 8:52 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

Yes thanks for the advice. I will get professional advice but I'm also seeking to understand from you extremely knowledgeable people.
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2015, 8:49 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

I do appreciate the replies, thank you. It's pretty terrifying and I'm struggling to understand all this. I'd never even heard of this until these past few days. It's difficult to imagine paying all...
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2015, 7:08 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Re: Tax/FATCA

To cover the world wide income piece, I heard that I should go back 3 years. Is that correct?
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2015, 4:32 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By TaxRookie

Tax/FATCA

I'm glad I found this forum. I need a bit of advice.

I've been in the US for a few years and have always had my filing done by an accountant. I read this weekend that I'm supposed to be declaring...
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