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Jul 21st 2015, 9:23 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,630
Posted By triptastic

Re: Expense in Shipping Things Back

What shipping company did you use?
Forum: USA
Mar 24th 2015, 7:38 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,502
Posted By triptastic

Re: UK rental property tax questions

I have yet to owe UK tax.

For US tax, I use TurboTax and follow the standard rental property section. It covers rental property outside the US.
Forum: USA
Mar 24th 2015, 6:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,502
Posted By triptastic

Re: UK rental property tax questions

We have the same situation - just calculate all the numbers and split 50/50 when you come to complete the return. Usually we leave a note in one of the extra boxes to state that the property is...
Forum: USA
Mar 10th 2015, 9:12 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,940
Posted By triptastic

Re: Now TV box and VPN

StrongDNS - $5 a month for DNS service. Configure settings in router. Connect NowTV to router. Very simple to get up and running.
Forum: USA
Jan 28th 2015, 6:32 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,328
Posted By triptastic

Re: UK student loans

I repay with US credit card via the studentloanscompay website. At least I get some air-miles.
Sep 29th 2014, 5:40 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By triptastic

Re: Booking H1B renewal stamping @ Christmas

I am in the same situation.

1) Appointments are available for December (I have appointment booked for Dec 19) via the online system. ais.usvisa-info.com/en-gb/niv

2) Unknown - I hope not too...
Aug 25th 2014, 4:14 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By triptastic

Visa appointment - how far in advance?

Hi,

I'm planning to travel back to the UK in December and I will need to visit the US Embassy for Visa stamping. In the past visa appointments have only been released something like ~8 weeks in...
Forum: USA
Jul 2nd 2014, 10:03 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,985
Posted By triptastic

Re: Overseas landlord insurance for UK property

We use Intasure - is about 12 pounds a month for a landlords content and liability policy.
Forum: USA
May 23rd 2014, 10:01 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,808
Posted By triptastic

Re: Best method to call US/UK?

Google Voice. Set it up to automatically use it when dialing international numbers on your smartphone. US to UK - 2c per minute landlines, 10c per minute to mobiles.
Apr 17th 2014, 3:15 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By triptastic

Re: On going issues on my family GC process

It is not reasonable, but it is realistic. I'm waiting on a PERM filed August 2012.
Apr 11th 2014, 5:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,969
Posted By triptastic

Re: H1B FY 2015 Cap Met

USCIS announced yesterday that 172,500 H-1B applications were received for FY15. http://www.uscis.gov/news/uscis-reaches-fy-2015-h-1b-cap-0

That's more than last year and reduces the odds of...
Forum: USA
Nov 7th 2013, 4:10 pm
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2013, 6:03 pm
Replies: 730
Views: 119,689
Posted By triptastic

Re: Uk passport renewal times in the USA

Type: Standard adult renewal
Date sent: Sep 19, arrived Sep 23
Date payment taken: Sep 25
Date received old documents: Oct 4
Date new passport arrived: Oct 7

Very quick. Photos taken at...
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2013, 6:00 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 39,756
Posted By triptastic

Re: UK Passport Photo in USA

I also used Walgreens and it was accepted.

I didn't have them cut to size - so I had a larger piece of paper with the two photos on it in UK dimensions. I figured it was easier for the person...
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2013, 11:13 pm
Replies: 730
Views: 119,689
Posted By triptastic

Re: Uk passport renewal times in the USA

UPS worldwide express to Durham location in UK.

Type: Standard adult renewal
Date sent: Sep 19, arrived Sep 23
Date payment taken: Sep 25
Date received old documents: ...
Date new passport...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2013, 4:53 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 12,518
Posted By triptastic

Re: CHANGES TO BRITISH PASSPORT SERVICES IN THE USA

UPS package was received on schedule Monday 23 September at the Durham location.

I guess the processing time starts now ...
Forum: USA
Sep 19th 2013, 10:23 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 12,518
Posted By triptastic

Re: CHANGES TO BRITISH PASSPORT SERVICES IN THE USA

I just sent my application using UPS worldwide express to the Durham location. $65 with signature required on delivery, due by Monday 23 September 12pm.

I'll report back once it arrives.
Sep 19th 2013, 5:01 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 22,388
Posted By triptastic

Re: H1B to Green Card

The waiting has been painful, it feels like time has been going backwards. Thanks for the support.
Sep 19th 2013, 3:28 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 22,388
Posted By triptastic

Re: H1B to Green Card

The DOL link has the following:

"The Analyst Review and Audit dates posted on iCERT above reflect the month and year in which cases were filed that are now being adjudicated at the Atlanta...
Sep 19th 2013, 3:15 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 22,388
Posted By triptastic

Re: H1B to Green Card

I have an outstanding PERM from August 2012 that went to audit December 2012. Still waiting on a response.

I believe the DOL dates are based on when the PERM was first submitted.
Sep 11th 2013, 6:14 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 22,388
Posted By triptastic

Re: H1B to Green Card

And August 2012 if audited.
Forum: USA
Sep 11th 2013, 5:45 pm
Replies: 730
Views: 119,689
Posted By triptastic

Re: Uk passport renewal times in the USA

I'm going to be renewing my UK passport soon. The information in this thread has been really useful.

Since the process has changed and all documents must be sent to Durham, UK - does anyone have...
Apr 18th 2013, 3:56 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 22,388
Posted By triptastic

Re: H1B to Green Card

Be prepared for more waiting. The PERM processing times seem like they are going backwards. Appears that without audit, typical wait times are up to 120 days, with audit up to 300 days.

When my...
Oct 30th 2012, 10:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By triptastic

Re: Visa Renewal in Beijing

Correct, a UK national requires a visa to enter China.

I provided a copy of my L-1 extension paperwork when the Chinese visa was obtained.
Oct 29th 2012, 9:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By triptastic

Re: Visa Renewal in Beijing

I went ahead and renewed in Beijing. It was a good experience all round - but required some local assistance.

- Visa appointment fee must be paid at a CITIC bank locally, so I had to get someone...
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