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Forum: USA
Sep 28th 2021, 12:20 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

Thank you to all who have given me guidance.

Much appreciated🙂
Forum: USA
Sep 28th 2021, 12:17 am
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2021, 5:16 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

Thanks for this.

Could you clarify what is meant by "standard deduction" is that the point where taxation begins on income above that figure?

Grateful for your continuing assistance.🙂
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2021, 12:16 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

Thinking more on this, I now reside in Florida which does not have State Income Taxes, only Federal Income Tax. I presume it will be the Fed element of taxation which will apply.
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2021, 12:09 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

Thanks for this. I did not know.

It really does put the "Cat amongst the Pigeons" Do you know the current rate of tax? Does US have a "Tax Allowance" system, whereby the first X amount of earnings...
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2021, 12:06 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

Thanks.

I understand the Agencies you mentioned are all managed by SPPA (Scottish Public Pension Agency)
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2021, 12:04 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

Thanks.

Is your query not covered by "Paragraph 2 deals with the taxation of pensions paid by, or out of funds created by, one of the States, or a political subdivision or a local authority...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2021, 1:46 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

Thank you for your comments and your links.

I have to admit that reading anything regarding income tax makes my eyes glaze over. If only there was a simple straight forward answer.

It was my...
Forum: USA
Sep 22nd 2021, 11:05 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

My pensions are MOD Civil Servant and NHS Scotland. I am a UK Citizen only.

What are the definitions of government pensions, and government service pensions

I presume, as a UK Citizen residing...
Forum: USA
Sep 22nd 2021, 10:52 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Taxation of Occupational Pension

Thanks for your informative response. I hope you can post further info should you have it.

🙂
Forum: USA
Sep 22nd 2021, 1:16 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stuwoolf

Taxation of Occupational Pension

I moved to USA on a Spouse Visa in November 2020. Early in 2021 my wife and I filed tax papers to the US Authorities on a Joint basis. H&R Block took care of the paperwork and advised us that my Occu...
Forum: USA
Sep 7th 2021, 3:04 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: Money transfer UK to USA

I use Travel Wise. Theses days its just called Wise.

It costs 2-3 USD but its always reliable and only takes a couple of days.

works for me🙂
Jan 19th 2021, 8:06 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

Paid for initial Visa Application. Paid for Medical. Paid at Embassy Interview. Once I arrived in US I paid for GC. I think the GC payment can be made as soon as the visa is in hand.

Not sure if...
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2021, 4:08 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By stuwoolf

Reflections on a Visa Journey

Its been quite a journey from our initial DCF application (Mar 20) to finally receiving my Green Card (Jan 21).

Been reflecting on some of the issues which became obstacles when we arrived.

I...
Jan 17th 2021, 8:03 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

Today I received my Green Card. It went to my Mother in Laws address and she brought it round today

😊😊😊

All in all, from arrival on Nov 4th it has taken 10 weeks to receive.

A big Thank You...
Dec 19th 2020, 10:45 am
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

.......and another really important thing (at least, it is for me) how long will your UK Driving Licence allow you to drive in USA? For example, as far as I can ascertain, in Florida my UK licence...
Dec 18th 2020, 10:52 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

Congratilations.

I cant give any tips or advice apart from make sure you have all the correct papers. Perhaps look at Health Insurance too.
Thats about it.

What I would say is think ahead to...
Dec 10th 2020, 9:11 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

Yes, the outer grey was a plastic/polythene (did I just show my age😂😂😂)
Dec 4th 2020, 9:40 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

TBH, having done the process recently, I wouldnt get too consumed by the "interview". Its straight forward simple every day questions. I also think the Qs depend on which Officer you get.

IMHO the...
Nov 18th 2020, 6:54 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

Great news. Congratulations🙂
Nov 13th 2020, 11:50 am
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

Congratulations to all the new visa recipients.

Good luck🙂
Nov 6th 2020, 1:57 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

Thank you very much.🙂

I dont want to pi$$ on your parade but please check this link
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Nov 6th 2020, 1:47 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

My journey is complete.🙂

I arrived at Miami International Airport on Wednesday November 04. I submitted my Immigration Packet to the Immigration Officer at Passport Control.The Passport Control...
Nov 3rd 2020, 8:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: CR-1 Application

Couldnt agree more with these comments. As someone who has recently received an Immi Visa, we didnt use a lawyer (the frustrations caused by Lockdown etc sometimes made us feel we should - but it...
Oct 28th 2020, 3:10 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 30,188
Posted By stuwoolf

Re: DCF London Processing

Perhaps some may be wondering how long it takes to receive their passport after the interview at the Embassy. This is my timeline.

My Interview took place at 10:10AM on Monday October 26.
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