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Jan 12th 2020, 9:35 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 1,569
Posted By lansbury

Re: Is it true that 70% of Americans don't have passports?

The Oregon legislature decided they were not going to issue enhanced driving licenses until the Federal government agreed to pay the cost. The Federal government kept granting extensions to allow the...
Jan 12th 2020, 8:38 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 1,569
Posted By lansbury

Re: Is it true that 70% of Americans don't have passports?

It is just passports.

In Oregon the number of passports will increase this year. The powers that be have completely messed up issue of enhanced driving licenses, and will not start until three...
Jan 11th 2020, 7:14 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 1,569
Posted By lansbury

Re: Is it true that 70% of Americans don't have passports?

It seems in 2019 there were 146,775,089 US passports in circulation.

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/about-us/reports-and-statistics.html

About 44%
Forum: USA
Jan 10th 2020, 9:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By lansbury

Re: Which figures to use?

My calculation using Transferwise and including the fees in the rate gives me an average for 2019 of $1.2775. The IRS average rate is $1.2755.



That is quick this year. Wasn't there when I...
Forum: USA
Jan 10th 2020, 6:38 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By lansbury

Re: Which figures to use?

I was wondering that, or if they will publish it for 2019.
Forum: USA
Jan 9th 2020, 9:04 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By lansbury

Re: Which figures to use?

Yes that is what I am doing. My argument, if challenged, is the fee is part of the exchange rate. Income must be entered on a tax return in dollars. I am entering the dollar amount I receive. Also I...
Forum: USA
Jan 9th 2020, 6:17 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By lansbury

Re: Which figures to use?

I have 5 payments into my UK account on different days each month, and make 1 transfer per month to the US.

For my tax return I use the rate I get from Transferwise, which I calculate as the...
Jan 8th 2020, 6:53 am
Replies: 24
Views: 766
Posted By lansbury

Re: DCF London

A friend of mine who works for USCIS. Whether she is right or not I have no idea, but she seems fairly sure the USCIS office in London is closing.
Jan 7th 2020, 7:14 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 766
Posted By lansbury

Re: DCF London

It doesn't say London is closing. I said London is expecting to close, we'll see by March 10th if I was right, or not.
Jan 7th 2020, 6:36 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 766
Posted By lansbury

Re: DCF London

If it does close it will be by August 2020.

https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/find-uscis-office/international-immigration-offices

However London is expecting to close no later than March 10, and...
Forum: USA
Jan 7th 2020, 6:10 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By lansbury

Travelex Ransome Attack

Hackers are holding foreign exchange company Travelex to ransom after a cyber-attack forced the firm to turn off all computer systems and resort to using pen and paper.
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Jan 6th 2020, 5:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By lansbury

Re: Welcome Back Pulaski

I wondered when he would reappear, place needs livening up :nod:
Jan 5th 2020, 7:56 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,146
Posted By lansbury

Re: Advice - Stupid Mistake

It doesn't help much but I don't recall ever seeing a Breach of the Peace recorded on the PNC. It is just a promise to be good for a specified length of time, and is recorded at the court which deals...
Jan 4th 2020, 6:43 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By lansbury

Re: First steps of a move from UK to LA

It isn't easy to get a job before you move, unless you work for a company that is transferring you to the USA. Which from you what have you posted would be about the only way one of you would get a...
Forum: USA
Jan 3rd 2020, 9:21 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By lansbury

Re: Trying to get in touch with HMRC

Sorry I didn't hear what you said.

I didn't say anything

OH I thought you said thank you.
Forum: USA
Jan 2nd 2020, 11:16 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By lansbury

Re: Trying to get in touch with HMRC

You send the double taxation form to the IRS. You send it with an IRS form, this was explained to you in post #2 in this thread. There is a link in that post which explains all this. There is a fee...
Dec 26th 2019, 10:39 pm
Replies: 241
Views: 11,123
Posted By lansbury

Re: Election Result 12/12/19

They may not be allowed to count postal votes, but they are allowed to open them and get them ready for counting, so guesstimating from the size of piles might give a rough idea. How anyone would...
Dec 24th 2019, 7:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By lansbury

Re: No Way to Treat Your Husband

Looking at the picture of Dukey leaving hospital he seems to have two black eyes. Quite clear now why Queenie didn't visit him, he is the victim of spousal abuse.
Forum: USA
Dec 24th 2019, 7:09 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By lansbury

Re: Trying to get in touch with HMRC

That mirrors my experience as well.
Dec 24th 2019, 6:58 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 8,973
Posted By lansbury

Re: US Diplomat's wife kills biker in UK then flees country :(

She drove, I believe, half a mile on the wrong side of the road towards the brow of a hill. Driving on the wrong side of the road in those circumstance would be dangerous. The foreigner in a strange...
Dec 24th 2019, 6:29 am
Replies: 106
Views: 8,973
Posted By lansbury

Re: US Diplomat's wife kills biker in UK then flees country :(

Causing death by dangerous driving is the correct offence for the circumstances.
Dec 23rd 2019, 6:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By lansbury

Re: No Way to Treat Your Husband

I watched episode 4 of series 3 of The Crown last night without knowing in advance what it was about. Turns out a large part of the story was about Prince Phillips mother. Never knew she was a nun,...
Dec 23rd 2019, 6:18 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 8,973
Posted By lansbury

Re: US Diplomat's wife kills biker in UK then flees country :(

That is also why I would be amazed if she is extradited. I cannot see anyway the Americans would want one of their intelligence officers put in a position where a foreign government has a lever over...
Dec 23rd 2019, 6:46 am
Replies: 106
Views: 8,973
Posted By lansbury

Re: US Diplomat's wife kills biker in UK then flees country :(

He doesn't have to be list. Every member of the US intelligence services on that base, and their families, are covered by a special agreement between the UK and US.
Dec 22nd 2019, 7:51 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 8,973
Posted By lansbury

Re: US Diplomat's wife kills biker in UK then flees country :(

If the Northamptonshire police apply for an Interpol Red Notice, which is for all intense and purposes an international arrest warrant, she could be detained in another Interpol member country....
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