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Posted By Chandler

Re: Child: Permanent Resident to Citizenship

BritInParis - That is brilliant. If you were BritInCheshire I'd buy you a pint or two. Thank you very much for taking the time out of your day to set me straight.

Your understanding of our...
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Posted By Chandler

Re: Child: Permanent Resident to Citizenship

Wait... now I am confused.

Here is what I hold to be true:

i) An application for citizenship under 3.2 will NEVER allow the applicant to confer citizenship to their child if said child is born...
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Posted By Chandler

Re: Child: Permanent Resident to Citizenship

Both my wife and I are British by birth as are our parents. Conferring nationality by decent is not an issue for us. My question/thinking is guided by the difference between an application under...
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Posted By Chandler

Child: Permanent Resident to Citizenship

I've done plenty of reading (is it possible to do too much?) I and want to quickly sanity check my understanding. All comments are very much appreciated.

We returned to the UK in July of this year...
Forum: USA
Jun 28th 2013, 12:13 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,731
Posted By Chandler

Re: xe.com

I'm not sure there is a tighter market that FX. It trades to within 0.0001 cent on the bid/offer due to it's very high liquidity.

Sadly I dont have the funds to warrant execution at such a tight...
Jun 26th 2013, 11:14 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,557
Posted By Chandler

Re: Cost of moving possession to England

Based on the information given I thought I'd take a 50/50 punt.
Jun 26th 2013, 7:39 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,557
Posted By Chandler

Re: Cost of moving possession to England

I'll take a stab at this: sell.
Forum: USA
Jun 26th 2013, 1:50 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,731
Posted By Chandler

Re: xe.com

That is very coincidental. I'm a long time user of xe.com and I was just coming to this forum to search for xe.com threads to see if anyone else had noticed an increase in their spreads.

I just...
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 25th 2013, 12:59 am
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Chandler

Re: One Way Ticket + Refundable Onward travel

I found one way tickets to be cheaper, although not admittedly by anything close to half.

However, depending where you are coming from a one way from AUS to LDN + a refundable ticket from LDN to...
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 24th 2013, 1:47 am
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Chandler

One Way Ticket + Refundable Onward travel

I was reading the last few threads about one way tickets because I will be doing the same myself shortly.

For those with concerns is the simplest solution to buy a separate fully refundable...
Jun 20th 2013, 1:28 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By Chandler

Re: Movers - USA to UK

Did you use their insurance or did you shop around?
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2012, 11:45 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,168
Posted By Chandler

Re: Transfer Money from US to UK

Seconded. I've used them for years without problems and the rates are good (for USD/GBP at least) and as per the above, there are no additional fees.
Forum: USA
May 30th 2012, 11:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 4,383
Posted By Chandler

Re: Taxes on a property sale US/UK

Thanks for this. My laymans reading is that the buyer has to withhold 10% of the purchase price and then I need to go about trying to get that released/reduced.

This is getting complicated, and I...
Forum: USA
May 30th 2012, 11:34 am
Replies: 5
Views: 4,383
Posted By Chandler

Re: Taxes on a property sale US/UK

If a UK citizen bought a US property as, for example, a holiday home, they would never be liable for US tax upon sale would they?

This forms the basis of my question, and maybe it is a false...
Forum: USA
May 30th 2012, 1:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 4,383
Posted By Chandler

Taxes on a property sale US/UK

I bought a house in the US in 9/2011 and I am thinking of selling. My assumptions:

- If I sell before 9/2012 I have a taxable event at ordinary income
- If I hold out and sell between...
Jan 12th 2012, 8:40 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,091
Posted By Chandler

Re: Redundancy and departing the US

Thanks everyone for taking the time to respond. :thumbsup:

If I read the above correctly my visa ceases to be valid upon the final day of my employment. At this point I have the option of:

i)...
Jan 11th 2012, 6:59 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,091
Posted By Chandler

Redundancy and departing the US

I’m currently on an E1 visa having been in the US since Dec 04 and redundancy appears to be just around the corner. As best as I can tell, my visa options for a prolonged and employed stay are...
Aug 15th 2010, 9:07 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Chandler

Changing employer prior to GC receipt?

I searched and found a thread a couple of days ago (but for the life of me I cannot relocate it) that indicated it is possible to change employer during the GC application process. I understand that...
Aug 15th 2010, 2:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Chandler

Re: L1 - 7yr Threshold

Thanks for the clarification.
Aug 15th 2010, 11:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Chandler

L1 - 7yr Threshold

I believe that the maximum duration of a L1 remains 7yrs. Does this limit apply to the visa or the person holding the visa?

For example, if the opportunity to move back to the US occurs in the...
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2009, 5:32 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By Chandler

Re: Lunch in New Jersey - thoughts?

I'm hearing good things about Montclair.
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2009, 3:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By Chandler

Lunch in New Jersey - thoughts?

I have the pleasure of visiting Ikea in Elizabeth tomorrow a.m.

Can any locals recomend a place within a short drive that would warrant a visit for lunch and an afternoon wander?
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2008, 2:17 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Chandler

Re: Pork Pie Anyone?

This Brit shop in NY make their own pies fresh every day and they are the best I have ever had from anywhere. I have never had they need, but they say that they deliver.
...
Forum: USA
Aug 4th 2008, 11:42 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By Chandler

Re: new baby question

I'll let you know when I try it in October, but our baby will be an American so it should travel on the American passport. I can't see any reason why it would be an issue.
Forum: USA
Aug 3rd 2008, 1:39 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By Chandler

Re: new baby question

Big also, so next week might be a go for us.

When you say use the UK one, you mean for entry into the UK only? For entry back in the US they will require their US passport. This begs the question,...
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