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Forum: USA
Mar 1st 2022, 9:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Filing Head of Household

Hi Rete,

I am not in the US, we are applying for a CR1 from outside the US so she cannot file joint as I am not a US tax resident and don't want to be for now (complex tax affairs at home - don't...
Forum: USA
Mar 1st 2022, 8:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Filing Head of Household

Yes our surprise too, but one (her "regular" one) said that they would not be confident filing correctly!!! :eek::scaredhair:
Forum: USA
Feb 28th 2022, 8:40 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Bruiser

Filing Head of Household

Hi,

My (UKC) green card application underway and wife (USC) needs to file her tax return (she got an extension) but wants to file "head of household" as she supports at least 50% of her daughter's...
Jan 20th 2022, 9:24 am
Replies: 121
Views: 14,093
Posted By Bruiser

Re: NVC Filed Online Timeline

Thanks! That's great insight.
Jan 19th 2022, 3:51 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 14,093
Posted By Bruiser

Cool Re: NVC Filed Online Timeline

How long was the passport in the embassy's possession and did they let you know before hand? I'm asking as I have frequent international travel and so need to make sure that I have a passport when...
Oct 1st 2021, 10:58 am
Replies: 121
Views: 14,093
Posted By Bruiser

Re: NVC Filed Online Timeline

Some great stories here and such a long thread!!

I am UKC, spouse of USC and applying for CR-1 visa.
Submitted I-130 on 1/3/21; request for more info 2/8/21 (submitted 9/9/21); I-130 approved...
Oct 1st 2021, 10:31 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,077
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Visa appointment wait times query

So the wait time for a non-immigrant visa appointment is about 7 months?

Is it is any different for immigrant family visas, e.g. CR-1?
Forum: USA
May 13th 2021, 5:40 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,639
Posted By Bruiser

Re: UK-US Tax Advisor Recco

Glasgow Girl Thank you for a fantastic and thorough response. Very reassuring and sensible. I will certainly be using this advice!
Forum: USA
May 12th 2021, 6:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,639
Posted By Bruiser

Re: UK-US Tax Advisor Recco

So in summary:

House (will sell it once visa approved)
Car (as per house)
State pension
A couple of private pensions
Shares
ISA and investment trust
UK bank accounts
Small UK...
Forum: USA
May 12th 2021, 11:35 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,639
Posted By Bruiser

Question UK-US Tax Advisor Recco

Hi all,

Currently in the CR-1 process and trying to get my UK affairs in order so as to be the most tax efficient when (if) I get PR. My financial affairs in the UK are quite standard and mediocre...
Jan 14th 2021, 1:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Spouse filing her taxes, does it affect my immigration chances?

Just following-up on this after some investigations. If we file "married jointly" and I put on my UK P60 income (Apr-Mar, not Jan-Dec - is this an issue?) I can also enter the tax deducted at source....
Jan 8th 2021, 12:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Should I use a lawyer / visa service?

Thank you for that - I did wonder what they "added"....
Jan 8th 2021, 12:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Should I use a lawyer / visa service?

:goodpost: Yes! That is absolutely the case! :rofl:
Jan 8th 2021, 8:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By Bruiser

Should I use a lawyer / visa service?

Hi all,

I'm about to start the CR-1 / Immigrant visa process from outside the US (I am married to a resident USC but I reside in the UK) and see 3 options to follow so wanted to see if there was...
Dec 9th 2020, 1:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Spouse filing her taxes, does it affect my immigration chances?

IRS:
https://www.irs.gov/individuals/international-taxpayers/nonresident-alien-spouse
See the last bullet under "Election to file joint return" - I am assuming this is referring to dual tax...
Dec 9th 2020, 8:50 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Spouse filing her taxes, does it affect my immigration chances?

Hi - just picking this back up following some investigations and I see that the deduction for "married filing jointly" is double that of "married filing separately" - is this simply because there are...
Oct 16th 2020, 8:14 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,507
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Applying for green card (marriage visa sponsorship) during these Covid times

Are you saying that you can't visit (Proclamation aside) whilst the process is on-going? Is this correct? I read that once I130 is submitted and you selected "consular processing" it is clear to CBP...
Oct 15th 2020, 4:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By Bruiser

Re: HELP.. Visa/green card entering the US

Thanks for this - interesting to read their circumstances and the grounds for abandonment. My general and very hypothetical question is, if a LPR spent approx 50% of their time per annum at their...
Forum: USA
Oct 13th 2020, 4:01 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,417
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Travel From UK

The Proclamation has the "14 days in a 3rd country" loophole, i.e. provided you haven't been in Schengen / UK / IE in the last 14 days then you can enter the US. The challenge is picking the right...
Oct 8th 2020, 10:48 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By Bruiser

Question Re: Spouse filing her taxes, does it affect my immigration chances?

Looking at the IRS page (https://www.irs.gov/individuals/individual-taxpayer-identification-number)for ITIN it says:Do I need an ITIN?Does the following apply to you?


You do not have an SSN...
Oct 7th 2020, 6:46 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,475
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Help with Marriage visa ESTA/VWP

At the time there was no published definition of what the NIE (exception, not waiver) and was down to each senior port official (authorised ports only) to make the decision, hence why we had to write...
Oct 7th 2020, 6:40 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,475
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Help with Marriage visa ESTA/VWP

Yes, perhaps you are right. We were considering Jamaica but that option was closed when it was removed from the UK safe corridor (i.e. invalidates my travel insurance). The resorts in Antigua had not...
Oct 7th 2020, 5:06 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,475
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Help with Marriage visa ESTA/VWP

Wow! So much positivity! Lucky I'm British otherwise I'd take offence! :angel:

So firstly you CAN marry on an ESTA as long as you leave - this is stated by multiple attorneys and CBP. I was...
Forum: USA
Oct 7th 2020, 3:58 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By Bruiser

Re: Can I work for my uk employer as a contractor.

I'm married to a USC and occasionally work remotely when in the US for UK-based clients for my UK-based employer. I believe that as long as the number of days is below an IRS-set threshold (I believe...
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