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Forum: USA
Apr 12th 2015, 5:01 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Filing tax returns from the UK - was student in US on scholarship

Please please please is someone able to help me with this one.

I moved to Columbus, Ohio from London to study in August 2012 and left in August 2013. I was on an F1 visa and was receiving 'college...
May 3rd 2013, 5:16 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Unpaid internship in the US. CPT/OPT?!

I am doing what the immigration officer has advised, everything will be fine and I am certainly not "scr-w-d".

Thanks all.
May 2nd 2013, 2:01 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Unpaid internship in the US. CPT/OPT?!

What if, I were to apply for it and it will arrive late next week and I still start on this coming Monday. Would that be so awful ?
May 2nd 2013, 12:54 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Unpaid internship in the US. CPT/OPT?!

Yes you are right, but they told me they have hired international people before. Unless... the EAD or CPT/OPT is something on my end that I don't even give the employer ? The dreadful international...
May 2nd 2013, 12:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Unpaid internship in the US. CPT/OPT?!

Oh I just don't know what to do :confused::(:(
May 2nd 2013, 12:36 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Unpaid internship in the US. CPT/OPT?!

I think OPT / CPT is the application to get EAD.. I assume so anyway
May 2nd 2013, 12:34 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Unpaid internship in the US. CPT/OPT?!

Hmmm thanks everyone.

I do not intend to stay in the country after the summer, I've had enough. I feel so screwed over by my university, and I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I...
May 1st 2013, 10:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Unpaid internship in the US. CPT/OPT?!

I'd like to add that I've previously mentioned to the IAO whether or not I need to complete any paperwork for an internship and they said NO. I only found out today by chance ! I am meant to be...
May 1st 2013, 10:12 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Unpaid internship in the US. CPT/OPT?!

Hey everyone,

I am a UK citizen.. but I live in the US, I'm in grad school and I have an F-1 visa.

Over the summer I will be doing an unpaid internship in NYC. As I am in school, and being on...
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2013, 4:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

Thanks for the reassurance Michael. I will still file an extension, even if it takes even longer. I don't mind when I get the money returned to me as long as it gets to me eventually ! :)

I am...
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2013, 4:39 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

Thanks Jeff, I will, to be on the safe side.
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2013, 1:11 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

Are you sure that's the case ?? Because I could really do with more time. As mentioned in my post above ^ I apparently can't claim for a state tax refund without an ITIN. So I will need to file for...
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2013, 1:07 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

Thanks so much Jscl! Yes I am being taxed a hell of a lot, nearly a third of my pay. I see it as "emergency tax" used in the UK, I certainly don't owe them anything.

I have been sent a 1042-S. I...
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2013, 4:36 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

In the taxes part of my paystub it says:

Fed 1042
OH 1042
OH COLUMBUS Withholdng

(with the amount next to each)

So I assume this is federal AND state tax deductions
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2013, 3:54 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

Thanks for responding, I am on academic Fellowship. I receive a monthly stipend from the University. A Fellowship isn't classed as taxable income and as a UK citizen (according to HMRC) I should be...
Forum: USA
Apr 7th 2013, 4:10 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

Thanks! I spoke to the IRS on the phone and they told me that I am able to send all of my documents together, but it will take around 16 weeks to process...

I am still trying to figure out how to...
Forum: USA
Apr 7th 2013, 3:40 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

Thanks, as I mentioned, I've spoken to an tax attorney and they aren't able to help people without an ITIN or SSN.
Forum: USA
Apr 7th 2013, 2:51 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

TAX HELP! State Tax Refund - Ohio / ITIN W-7 form..

Hi Everyone,

I am a UK citizen studying in Ohio, and I am trying to sort out my taxes.
The university have given me no help whatsoever so I'm gradually trying to do all of this paperwork myself....
Forum: USA
Sep 28th 2012, 1:16 am
Replies: 69
Views: 8,344
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: US Move; What Did you Miss?

Colman's mustard
Cadbury's chocolate (the UK kind)
Privacy in toilets
Spray deodorant
Food that doesn't contain corn or fructose
Feeling safe walking home on your own when it's dark
The London...
Forum: USA
Jul 21st 2012, 6:39 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Shipping art materials (liquids) UK-US ?!

Thanks you guys. Yes, they are specialist. They are made in Switz and distributed to a few places around the world, I live in London so there's one shop that stocks them here. I've checked out both...
Forum: USA
Jul 21st 2012, 12:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Shipping art materials (liquids) UK-US ?!

Hello, I am moving to the US in a few weeks. I will be taking all of my belongings in two large suitcases with me on the plane, but I need to send a separate box full of art materials. It will be...
Forum: USA
Jul 20th 2012, 1:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,422
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Visiting NHS doc.... what paperwork should I ask for?

It may be worth contacting the NHS directly and obtaining a document with your individual NHS number included. Get as much documentation as you can including a list of up to date vaccinations, any...
Forum: USA
Jun 4th 2012, 5:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,367
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Getting a credit card in the UK to use in the US

That's an idea, I didn't think that would be possible. I will be going to school in Columbus OH. There is a bank called PNC that I plan to open an account with (it seems to be a good bank for...
Forum: USA
Jun 4th 2012, 3:52 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,367
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Re: Getting a credit card in the UK to use in the US

Thank you for the replies, it is much appreciated.

I meant to mention in my post that I am a student here in the UK and will be at university in the US (so I have no where near minimum £20 000...
Forum: USA
Jun 4th 2012, 11:46 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,367
Posted By sawdustanddiamonds

Getting a credit card in the UK to use in the US

Hello,

I am looking to get a credit card in the UK with 0% on purchases that I will then be able to use in the US when I move there in August. As I will have no credit history when I arrive I...
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