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Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2019, 1:55 pm
Replies: 1,632
Views: 343,681
Posted By mrken30

Re: UK state pension and USA social security

Yes you can claim both but I think there is a US exit tax after 8 years. I can't remember the details.
May 16th 2019, 6:29 pm
Replies: 7,423
Views: 370,465
Posted By mrken30

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

I have my suspicions that they do not want overseas voters to vote. I am now not able to vote because my sister did not fill in form number 4 in order for me to be able to vote. The reason that she...
May 16th 2019, 5:38 pm
Replies: 7,423
Views: 370,465
Posted By mrken30

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Stupidity. My electoral office forgot to send my proxy a postal vote application. So after sending an overseas voter form, a psoatl application form and then being told they only send out ballot 10...
May 8th 2019, 2:29 am
Replies: 8,893
Views: 490,944
Posted By mrken30

Re: Pet Peeves?

And auto flushing toilets that flush as soon as you sit down, then reflush at the slightest movement
Forum: USA
Apr 28th 2019, 6:14 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 6,217
Posted By mrken30

Re: Should I sell my UK property while I'm still non-US tax resident?

Looks good to apply the deductions as long as the following do not apply

Foreign taxes withheld on income or gain (other than dividends) from property if you haven't held the property for at...
Forum: USA
Apr 28th 2019, 2:28 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 6,217
Posted By mrken30

Re: Should I sell my UK property while I'm still non-US tax resident?

Foreign tax credits appear only to apply to income tax

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/international-taxpayers/what-foreign-taxes-qualify-for-the-foreign-tax-credit
Forum: USA
Apr 27th 2019, 4:09 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 6,217
Posted By mrken30

Re: Should I sell my UK property while I'm still non-US tax resident?

Totally agree but why should the federal government feather the nests of foreign governments at the expense of US citizens more than it does with is own States?
Forum: USA
Apr 27th 2019, 2:45 am
Replies: 51
Views: 6,217
Posted By mrken30

Re: Should I sell my UK property while I'm still non-US tax resident?

That's unfair that you can offset foreign taxes against federal taxes but are limited to $10k of State taxes that can be offset
Forum: USA
Apr 26th 2019, 4:08 am
Replies: 51
Views: 6,217
Posted By mrken30

Re: Should I sell my UK property while I'm still non-US tax resident?

I was curious if the $10000 limit applied to foreign taxes as well as State taxes. Also places like Oregon do not give you credit for foreign taxes paid, so you may want to check at a State level.
Forum: USA
Apr 26th 2019, 2:24 am
Replies: 51
Views: 6,217
Posted By mrken30

Re: Should I sell my UK property while I'm still non-US tax resident?

You may also be subject to UK CGT, s far as I know the tax treat only really covers earned income tax and not CGT. If that is the case you may be double taxed.
Forum: USA
Apr 26th 2019, 2:14 am
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2019, 8:25 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By mrken30

Re: Investing in the UK

Sometimes it's easier to invest using a company based in the country of residence. Both Vanguard and Fidelity allow you to invest in index funds based in both countries. Vanguard also has an article...
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2019, 3:20 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 78,352
Posted By mrken30

Re: Class 2 NI abolished. What about us poor expats paying voluntary contributio

I just called them and they sent me the relevant forms to my US address. 0300 200 3500 or you can just fill out the form on this site and return it...
Forum: USA
Apr 21st 2019, 5:11 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,229
Posted By mrken30

Re: US Washer and Dryer worth carrying back to UK?

32 hours is listed in the product information sheet pdf
Apr 21st 2019, 5:07 am
Replies: 7,814
Views: 561,072
Posted By mrken30

Re: WTF in America

Maybe this is for the anti vaxer community?
Forum: USA
Apr 21st 2019, 4:18 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,229
Posted By mrken30

Re: US Washer and Dryer worth carrying back to UK?

This one is power cut safe rated for 32 hours. https://www.zanussi.co.uk/kitchen/cooling/freezers/chest-freezer/zfc631wap/ looking at the product specification sheet. I very much doubt many of the US...
Forum: USA
Apr 20th 2019, 6:59 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,229
Posted By mrken30

Re: US Washer and Dryer worth carrying back to UK?

I think the US market is big enough to have most of the appliances manufactured just for the US market. What I can't understand is why in the US you cannot buy a 48 hour rated freezer, the only...
Forum: USA
Apr 20th 2019, 1:51 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By mrken30

Re: Investing in the UK

The FTSE100 generally follows the dollar. If you want to follow the GBP more look at FTSE 250 funds.
Forum: USA
Apr 20th 2019, 1:43 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,229
Posted By mrken30

Re: US Washer and Dryer worth carrying back to UK?

Retail washing machines are cheaper in the UK. If you want to pay US prices for a washer and dryer look at something like https://domuslaundryequipment.co.uk/washing-machines/
Apr 20th 2019, 1:15 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,107
Posted By mrken30

Re: Today is not a good day

Have you tried the pork pies from the Toffee Club on Hawthorne? https://www.toffeeclubpdx.com/
Apr 14th 2019, 1:48 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By mrken30

Re: PremierFX goes under

Recent update in the news
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Forum: USA
Feb 28th 2019, 5:06 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By mrken30

Re: USA tax on UK rental income

Just been doing my taxes, this is the reasons for not being able to claim a loss as stated by turbotax

Rentals are considered passive activities for most owners. There are rules that apply to...
Feb 25th 2019, 5:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By mrken30

Voter register renewal

I have just done my yearly take of renewing my voter registration in the UK. I'm not sure if this happens around the same time of year for everyone, but if you want to vote, you may want to check.
Feb 25th 2019, 3:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By mrken30

Re: measles outbreak Vancouver

They should just publish the news articles of the 70 dead babies that died in the Philippines this year from measles. Dead babies always get people thinking.
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2019, 8:44 pm
Replies: 1,632
Views: 343,681
Posted By mrken30

Re: UK state pension and USA social security

Not yet, but it is a guaranteed life event.
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