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Forum: USA
Aug 27th 2021, 2:35 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 12,426
Posted By texasjan

Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2021, 10:18 am
Replies: 47
Views: 12,426
Posted By texasjan

Re: UK Final salary pension transfer

Can you expand on the type of funds you have chosen in UK SIPP? Obviously keen to avoid exposure to PFIC. So what would identify a "non-PFIC" on AJ Bell? How do I know what to avoid?
thank you
Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2021, 1:04 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 12,426
Posted By texasjan

Re: UK Final salary pension transfer

Do you have a link to these funds? Or under what heading they would be listed as?
Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2021, 12:55 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,679
Posted By texasjan

Re: UK SIPP that works for US resident?

As this is a SIPP, are you able to invest in UK funds offered by AJBell and avoid any PFIC complications?
Or do you only invest in individual companies?
Forum: USA
Oct 10th 2014, 2:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By texasjan

Re: What classes as income for a student?

We were just originally intending to do cross-border visits to keep green card active. But on chatting to attorney decided to go re-entry permit (hey they getting paid by company!)
thanks we do...
Forum: USA
Oct 9th 2014, 12:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By texasjan

Re: What classes as income for a student?

thanks for the info. We will continue to file a US tax return each year as we will be renting our US house. Also we have the travel document 131, just to cover our longer term absence until we return.
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2014, 9:07 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By texasjan

Re: What classes as income for a student?

Hmmn that's what I am stumped on. She would normally have been a dependent on our return, but now she will file as single I guess. I don't know how to define her 'income'? It has mostly been what we...
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2014, 6:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By texasjan

What classes as income for a student?

Hubby & I are currently in US with green cards. We are shortly moving to Canada with work (have filed 131 to preserve status!) When we leave our daughter will stay in US as she is attending college....
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2014, 4:24 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,468
Posted By texasjan

Re: Stay in US or go back to UK

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If our kids went on to college here and we hadn't got a green card by then would we have to pay foreign fees and could they then not work part time jobs?

Don't...
Forum: Meet-ups
Feb 24th 2014, 12:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By texasjan

Re: Houstonians?

My daughter just started at Sam Houston and has a very empty apt, so can you give me details on the sofa please?
Forum: USA
Feb 23rd 2014, 1:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By texasjan

Re: Are taxes paid to IRS a taxable company benefit?

Thank you all for the input. Naively thought I could file seperatly for my pension as in the uk. So it has to be fully joint and I pay tax rate taking into account allowances/tax :)
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2014, 1:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By texasjan

Are taxes paid to IRS a taxable company benefit?

On an expat assignment and the rent, utilities, car, medical the company pay are counted as 'wages' on the w2. The company have now amended w2 to also include the tax they pay to the IRS. So when...
Forum: USA
Jan 4th 2014, 4:43 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,913
Posted By texasjan

Re: moving to houston

You could look at the tax bands/rates on the IRS web site to give you an idea and if you base that on your gross salary you will be pleasantly surprised when its less after your deductions, which as...
Forum: USA
Jan 4th 2014, 4:16 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,008
Posted By texasjan

Re: MOT vs State inspection (Texas)

If you join AAA they do a (free?) inspection. Similar to aa or green flag back home. Useful to have back up on the roads around here. They have office on Richmond, near galleria. I have my insurance...
Forum: USA
Mar 27th 2013, 3:37 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,482
Posted By texasjan

Re: Relocating to Houston - where to live

We recently moved not far from Montrose and I have been on a bus 3 times now! They are clean, quick and regular, Dollar twenty five per trip :D Cheaper than paying for parking lol
Aug 27th 2012, 5:35 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By texasjan

Re: Visa Waiver to L2

thanks fatbrit, appreciate the info :)
Aug 25th 2012, 11:18 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By texasjan

Visa Waiver to L2

OH colleague has L1 visa but the company did not apply for visa for his wife (long story!) and she has been entering USA on visa waiver. Rather than keep doing this (and I suppose risk being turned...
Jul 16th 2012, 7:00 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,852
Posted By texasjan

Re: Visa renewal options

Had a visa interview in Nassau two years ago. Long wait outside, longer wait inside but straightforward. You call back next day to collect your passport, so a chance to stay at the Atlantis !
Jul 11th 2012, 8:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By texasjan

Re: who to inform once GC received?

thanks everyone :starsmile:
Jul 11th 2012, 12:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By texasjan

who to inform once GC received?

Info received with GC did not say it was necessary to inform "anyone" but colleague said we have to update DL and SS cards. Have been on both websites to no avail. Anyone know if this is true? Is...
Jul 10th 2012, 4:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 10,740
Posted By texasjan

Re: I-140 approved, time for I-485

I485 was received 7 weeks after I140, but less than 4 months in total ! (have spent more time doing the tax return lol)
Jun 25th 2012, 10:20 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 16,412
Posted By texasjan

Smile Re: L1A to GC EB1(c)

yay green card arrived Friday 22nd June - so just over three months from start to finish.
Jun 4th 2012, 6:00 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 16,412
Posted By texasjan

Re: L1A to GC EB1(c)

- application filed 15th March
- received bio notice april 7th
- bio April 26th
- EAD and Advanced Parole card received April 26th !
- all gone quiet...........
Forum: USA
May 8th 2012, 5:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By texasjan

Re: HIfx/currency transfers no longer allowed?

Sorry, must have been asleep around that time, thanks
Forum: USA
May 8th 2012, 4:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By texasjan

HIfx/currency transfers no longer allowed?

Just been in touch with Hifx as the new transaction facility on my account has been disabled. They tell me it is because I have a USA address and it is due to new rules brought in by the USA in...
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