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Forum: USA
Jun 24th 2019, 2:04 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By branmin

Transferwise fees

Just noticed that from June 19th, they significantly raised their fees from exchanging Sterling to Dollars............anyone been following this and noticed others do the same?
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2019, 11:15 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By branmin

Re: Another Pension question.

Forgive my ignorance but what is the tax free allowance? Are you referring to the standard personal allowance of £11850.00? I think perhaps you are.....regardless, again many thx.
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2019, 4:02 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By branmin

Re: Another Pension question.

Thx Lansbury..

Should this be done immediately or can it wait nearer to 2019 tax season?
Forum: USA
Mar 19th 2019, 4:46 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By branmin

Another Pension question.

Did a search on this most talked about topic so forgive me if its already been mentioned. US based for many years and already receiving SS. Just received the first of my UK monthly state pension that...
Forum: USA
Mar 2nd 2019, 2:11 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By branmin

Re: IRS Exchange rate

Not following you here. My accountant used a rate of 1.3495. The link you gave implies 1.333 but the previous poster gave a revised link that showed 0.78 as opposed to 0.75?
Thx.
Forum: USA
Mar 1st 2019, 5:09 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By branmin

Re: IRS Exchange rate

Mnay thx...
Forum: USA
Feb 27th 2019, 2:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By branmin

IRS Exchange rate

Can't find it but in a previous post, someone gave a link for the exchange rate from the IRS for accounting purposes for those of us who have money abroad and have to fill out FACTA forms. I seem to...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2019, 5:53 pm
Replies: 1,632
Views: 354,838
Posted By branmin

Re: UK state pension and USA social security

I just found this in connection to my original question, albeit written a few years ago. Doesn't sound too good but surely my UK born wife is not classified as a "foreign spouse?" If this law since...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2019, 4:11 pm
Replies: 1,632
Views: 354,838
Posted By branmin

Re: UK state pension and USA social security

Been going through the threads and could someone just clarify something for me please. I just over the phone finally claimed my UK state pension, answered all the questions and it all went well and...
Forum: USA
Feb 12th 2019, 2:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By branmin

Re: Choosing an executor for a US will

Big worry for my wife and I. No family left in the UK. No family or kids left here to pass it on. Need now to sort our wills out, etc, etc. Something happens to me first, the wife is legally blind...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2018, 3:23 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,069
Posted By branmin

Re: Speeding ticket by a state trooper

Appreciate the name or a link of this Lawyer for possible future ticket? TIA.
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2018, 3:14 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 2,890
Posted By branmin

Re: Lost my Mum today.

Agreed. Families always difficult. Do what you feel is the right thing to do.
Forum: USA
Sep 20th 2018, 4:39 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By branmin

Re: WEP/U.S. Spousal SS Benefits

Thx Lansbury. Best. Bran.
Forum: USA
Sep 19th 2018, 10:13 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By branmin

Re: WEP/U.S. Spousal SS Benefits

Thx Lansbury,
Apologies for the incomplete info...I made 18-19 years of contributions. My wife didn't make any contributions but has her own SS account and therefore wont be claiming off me but gets...
Forum: USA
Sep 19th 2018, 4:31 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By branmin

Re: WEP/U.S. Spousal SS Benefits

Don't mean to hijack this thread from the original poster but also interested to learn about WEP as been meaning to ask for a while. Dual Citizen, receiving US SS(have not worked for 30 years) . I...
Forum: USA
Apr 3rd 2018, 2:19 pm
Forum: USA
Apr 3rd 2018, 2:18 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,522
Posted By branmin

Re: Transferwise (or others) to move just over $10k

What do you mean by this? Still have to fill out the facta form I would have thought?
Forum: USA
Nov 16th 2017, 2:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By branmin

UK Pension from US

Think I saw this mentioned before by a poster, perhaps 3 months ago now and just clarifying it before I take further action.

Dual Citizen and already receiving SS here in the US. Qualify also for...
Forum: USA
Oct 12th 2017, 10:07 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,683
Posted By branmin

Re: Passport question

To conclude this, found Walgreen assistant very helpful. She had a camera and the software did allow for UK sizes. However, as I originally mentioned, what she didn't have for whatever reason was a...
Forum: USA
Oct 11th 2017, 12:17 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,683
Posted By branmin

Re: Passport question

As usual........the best board around including the best people with lightening answers..again thx so much.
Forum: USA
Oct 10th 2017, 10:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,683
Posted By branmin

Re: Passport question

Thx everyone.............yes I applied online already. Last questions, I promise.

Have dual citizenship and therefore also a US passport and I notice that they also require......"For dual...
Forum: USA
Oct 10th 2017, 7:53 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,683
Posted By branmin

Re: Passport question

Thx. Pulaski..one more question......last time had my passport renewed in Washington but the website I am on it appears that it has to be sent back to the UK. Is this new or is there another website...
Forum: USA
Oct 10th 2017, 6:58 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,683
Posted By branmin

Re: Passport question

thx...but my question is do I have to cut them up as surely they would or should do this?
Forum: USA
Oct 10th 2017, 6:49 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,683
Posted By branmin

Passport question

Renewing my UK Passport. Went to Wallgreens and the lady only had a cutting machine for US Passport photos(which is different she said to UK) so gave me my passport photos with 2 pictures of myself...
Forum: USA
Sep 28th 2017, 11:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By branmin

Re: Transfering Money from UK to US

Does one by using Transferwise do all that is required from their website or log on to your own bank and transfer it from there to Transferwise's account?

T-wise asked me today for DL and copy of...
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