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Forum: USA
Mar 15th 2016, 4:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Is Life insurance payout to LPR taxed

bewildering.. Life insurance proceeds left to a named beneficiary is classed as part of the deceased's estate. To avoid this..own the policy for your spouse.. then as owner the proceeds come to you...
Forum: USA
Mar 15th 2016, 4:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Is Life insurance payout to LPR taxed

Thank you all for your help.. and mrken30 for the lawyers link.. I have just submitted a request to them for a free consultation. I will post their answer when I get one.

Looking at their website...
Forum: USA
Feb 27th 2016, 3:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Is Life insurance payout to LPR taxed

Thanks both. Owen that's what I'm hoping is the correct information, nolo and another tax lawyer site says this, but on two other legal sites it says that permanent residents have the same exemption...
Forum: USA
Feb 27th 2016, 5:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By Taffyles

Is Life insurance payout to LPR taxed

Can anyone advise please? I know that Life insurance death benefit if left to LPR spouse as a named beneficiary with the deceased being the owner of the policy is classed as part of deceased spouses...
Aug 22nd 2011, 5:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By Taffyles

Renew Green Card or Apply for Citizenship?

Hi all

Please can some kind knowledgeable person give me some advice?

I want to apply for citizenship. My current green card expires in December this year, and I should be filing a renewal now....
Jan 19th 2010, 8:04 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,782
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Lots of people returning now?

I think leaving UK because you can't stand to live there anymore is as dodgy thinking as going back to UK to relive old memories.

Of course the UK has changed, nothing stays the same. And going...
Jan 19th 2010, 7:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,987
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Going back to UK to take care of parents.Need advice.

Have you tried their local social services? You could phone them and explain the situation. Home help is available in most areas, and most elderly people are stubborn when it comes to this until...
Jan 19th 2010, 6:34 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,987
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Going back to UK to take care of parents.Need advice.

gosh that sounds like my grandfather - he had dementia and was terrified of fire. He used to turn off everything that had a light (including the oven when there were cakes baking), and every night...
Forum: USA
Mar 11th 2009, 1:07 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By Taffyles

Re: UK Pension in US

If you're a PR or USC yes the UK State Pension has to be reported here and is fully taxable, as it isn't taxed in UK. Lines 16a and 16b on the tax form.

Work pensions are more complicated- depends...
Forum: USA
Feb 26th 2009, 4:33 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,197
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Wales in Washington DC

I'll have to mail them some Welsh cakes and corned beef pies if they're short of food:D
I'll attend if you get OMA to sing.
Feb 21st 2009, 2:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Taking dogs home

Thank you. :)
Feb 21st 2009, 3:20 am
Replies: 95
Views: 4,446
Posted By Taffyles

Re: What Are They talking About????

Here's some new jobs -

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/south_west/7896666.stm
Feb 21st 2009, 2:54 am
Replies: 140
Views: 7,167
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Duggar Wedding Show Last Night

I wondered why Maddy had disappeared :D I never saw the kid behave so I guess you won't be seeing much of her then. Must admit I can't stand Kate- she's something else! its a wonder all the kids...
Feb 21st 2009, 2:25 am
Replies: 95
Views: 4,446
Posted By Taffyles

Re: What Are They talking About????

Been in Florida 17 years - we came here in the '91 recession, and I've never seen things this bad. The media glosses things over here.
The amount of garage sales is phenomenal though- people aren't...
Feb 20th 2009, 7:42 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Taking dogs home

Thanks a lot!:)
Feb 20th 2009, 6:56 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,787
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Accessing Natwest.com

I'm not having any problem either.
Feb 20th 2009, 6:51 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Opening a UK bank account

I think you have to be resident in UK, anyway, to claim any insurance should the bank go belly up, don't you? We kept our accounts open there but don't keep much in them.

We have accounts with...
Forum: USA
Feb 20th 2009, 4:35 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 3,461
Posted By Taffyles

Re: What Brit Food can I Take to an International Lunch?

Nah Welsh rarebit has mustard, no ketchup, and never heard of onion in it either. I add a pinch of mustard to Yorkshire pud mix too.:)
Feb 20th 2009, 4:06 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By Taffyles

Re: Can anyone relate?

Aint that the truth! :D I've laid down ground rules now for my kids- if they move back in again they bring ONE suitcase- everything else goes into storage(not my garage) , and they DO NOT bring...
Feb 20th 2009, 3:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Taffyles

Taking dogs home

What exactly do you have to do in order to avoid your dogs going into quarantine in UK? Is having all their shots & rabies etc up to date sufficient?
Feb 20th 2009, 3:48 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 4,446
Posted By Taffyles

Re: What Are They talking About????

It's good to hear this :)
Even Blockbusters is taking a bashing here, it's one of the 15 endangered firms likely to hit the wall here this year. People aren't spending. I think UK overstates the...
Forum: USA
Feb 18th 2009, 1:04 am
Replies: 74
Views: 5,590
Posted By Taffyles

Re: USD / GBP

[QUOTE=zargof;7295386]OK, a couple of points here:

1) We are not printing money, there has been no quantitive easing. However, there has been an increased amount of debt. But the thing is, this...
Forum: USA
Feb 17th 2009, 6:40 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 5,590
Posted By Taffyles

Re: USD / GBP

Yes lets hope Hilary can appease the giant. China is now asking for guarantees on its US treasury holdings, they want to keep the dollar high, but how long are they going to keep buying US debt. In...
Forum: USA
Feb 17th 2009, 3:52 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 5,590
Posted By Taffyles

Re: USD / GBP

No in a nutshell- the UK should take full advantage for as long as possible :)

The dollar will tank soon enough, as soon as they get round to doing something about it. Any bets on how low the...
Feb 16th 2009, 6:27 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 4,654
Posted By Taffyles

Re: I am thinking of doing a runner.

If you do end up walking away from your mortgage- do it properly e.g. short sale, deed in lieu, get a lawyer to negotiate foreclosure, even file bankruptcy - something. Don't just do a moonlight...
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