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Oct 28th 2007, 5:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By helens

Re: Would I get an L1 Visa ?

Right, I understand. Thanks. But the two companies would remain separate anyway, since there appears to be no link between USA and UK tax systems.
Oct 28th 2007, 5:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By helens

Re: Would I get an L1 Visa ?

How so ? I have worked for them legitimately on and off for 10 years or so and we would legitimately be setting up a company in the USA, albeit to help out our particular situation. So it would be a...
Oct 28th 2007, 5:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By helens

Re: Would I get an L1 Visa ?

As you can tell, the promised US job offer wasn't that good, so now I'm trying to find alternatives to get my family and I back to Florida.
Oct 28th 2007, 5:19 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By helens

Re: Would I get an L1 Visa ?

Oh, OK, it's just on an L1-B there wouldn't be a US company to go to ?
Oct 28th 2007, 5:15 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By helens

Re: Would I get an L1 Visa ?

Oh, I didn't think I needed to be staff - http://www.immihelp.com/visas/l1/ says that "worker does not need to be directly employed by the sponsor. It is OK even if he/she is paid through personal...
Oct 28th 2007, 4:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By helens

Re: Would I get an L1 Visa ?

Approx 15 employees - but nobody on the Computer side of the business.
I have my own IT business which contains just me - else I would have tried to get an L1 for myself, but the UK business would...
Oct 28th 2007, 4:47 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By helens

Would I get an L1 Visa ?

Our friends own a UK business for which I have contracted to them on and off for the past 10 years.
I have seen some contract jobs (computers) in the USA and realize that technically I should apply...
Forum: USA
Oct 14th 2007, 6:20 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 3,508
Posted By helens

Re: help! cant find baked beans

I'm pretty sure that Lays will tast like Walkers since they own them.

Oh, and the Dove Promises chocolate is the same as Galaxy in the UK :)
Forum: USA
Oct 9th 2007, 5:33 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,677
Posted By helens

Re: british tv set in usa

Our TV set didn't work a few years ago, come to think of it neither did our microwave with voltage reducers, but everything else worked fine.
Our TV set wasn't exactly state of the art but it was...
Forum: USA
Oct 9th 2007, 5:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By helens

Re: Passport Renewal

Not sure if this helps, but I've just completed the form for my husband in the UK and he only needed the photo's signed if his appearance had changed significantly. Well to be honest his original...
Forum: USA
Oct 9th 2007, 3:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By helens

Re: Social Security Numbers

Many Thanks for that, it helps enormously, the ITIN number was in my name but the L1 Visa will be in my name so I'll have to transfer this to a SSN. My husband will be on an L2 Visa and had the SSN...
Forum: USA
Oct 9th 2007, 2:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By helens

Re: Social Security Numbers

But an ITIN number ? Will I need to replace this with a Social Security number ? That was the number issues to us when we bought our house, so will there be some credit history associated with this ?...
Forum: USA
Oct 9th 2007, 2:35 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By helens

Social Security Numbers

We used to own a property in Florida (mortgaged) and pay all the usual taxes on it etc, and for this I had an ITIN number. Then we moved to the USA with my husband's job and lived in the property...
Forum: USA
Oct 1st 2007, 11:24 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

That's marvelous, thanks very much. Don't worry, we had no intention of going without any cover and I'm pretty sure my employer will cover it (some at least if not all) but I want to be prepared when...
Forum: USA
Oct 1st 2007, 10:03 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

OK, so now what started as a simple tax question, has turned into an Associate Degree in Healthcare !
I just ran some quotes to get an idea of prices and it just opened up a whole new world, words...
Forum: USA
Sep 30th 2007, 7:18 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

Bloody Hell, thank Goodness for the NHS in the UK then (for now at least) :)
Forum: USA
Sep 30th 2007, 4:39 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

Ok Will do, I work for a Canadian Comapany, around 100 employees, with offices in West Coast USA and also UK. I'm being transferred (well that's the idea at least) to the East Coast USA (Florida)...
Forum: USA
Sep 30th 2007, 4:21 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

OK, so now I'm totally confused, what sort of Health Insurance package should I be looking for, can anyone point me in the direction of some decent web-sites, I was under the impression that my...
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2007, 6:52 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

It is and it isn't it's called 'An extended stay travel insurance' for people who may want to play or work for up to 12 months ?!
It will cover the emergencies, which I guess will do us to begin...
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2007, 6:44 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

OK, so you may be right, but the conditions for one company I found is that I must be resident in the UK for the previous 6 months, so it may help us a little for the first year at least. The...
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2007, 4:49 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

Oh OK, well there are quite a few that offer long stay travel insurance, so long as you renew from the UK and you are classed as a UK resident (which on an L1 visa you are). We used them before, they...
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2007, 4:41 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

What does this mean ? 'Very little chance from a UK provider'
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2007, 4:37 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

I feel like my salary request is already going up and up :(
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2007, 4:36 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

Well I'm not 100% sure so I'd need to find out exactly during my negotiations :)
I'm hoping that I can get an annual insurance to cover me for the first year and maybe return to the UK and renew it...
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2007, 4:17 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By helens

Re: Taxes in Florida

Luckily my employer will pick up all the medical costs, since they already pay the US and Canadian employees and they already pay for private UK cover :)
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