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Forum: USA
Dec 3rd 2021, 3:33 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,555
Posted By Minty

Re: US/UK dual taxation treaty and pension income

I hear what you say about the "vast majority" but seems to me the treaty is pretty clear. Pension Commencement Lump Sum...
Forum: USA
Dec 2nd 2021, 5:49 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,555
Posted By Minty

Re: US/UK dual taxation treaty and pension income

The tax refund has to be done within 3 years I believe.
Forum: USA
Dec 1st 2021, 5:54 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,555
Posted By Minty

Re: US/UK dual taxation treaty and pension income

Not sure if this is helpful but a very interesting article with some great links to resources.
I have a few years to go and have an employer final pension scheme in the UK and don't want to pay tax...
Jun 26th 2017, 4:34 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,411
Posted By Minty

Re: Citizenship application

Quick answer is yes! I have just had my naturalization interview and made a quick trip to Canada that wasn't included on the N-400 application form when I submitted it. During the interview they...
Jun 26th 2017, 4:27 am
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By Minty

Private Naturalization Ceremony question

Hi

I have just passed my naturalization interview and am now waiting for a date and time for the oath ceremony.

However, I know a number of federal judges who have said they will carry out the...
Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2016, 1:41 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,843
Posted By Minty

Re: Arriving into America

If I remember correctly when I was in the same position as you I joined the non-citizen non-permanent resident queue and everything was just fine! Technically at that point you are still a...
Forum: USA
Dec 29th 2010, 6:12 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,704
Posted By Minty

Re: Corona area

I am about 45 mins down the 15 in Temecula. Let m know if i can help! Be pleased too.

Robert
Forum: USA
Jun 22nd 2010, 5:18 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By Minty

Have you got more patriotic since living in the US?

Hi

I have been living in the US now for just over 5 years having come over on a K1 visa.

Maybe its just the world cup but I find that being away from "home" even though I am very happy living...
Forum: USA
Jun 22nd 2010, 5:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 5,249
Posted By Minty

Re: Calling Card to make calls to UK from USA

I agree with the above. I use it all the time. I have also used something called Penny Talk which worked well too.
Forum: USA
Jun 22nd 2010, 5:01 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,175
Posted By Minty

Re: Accessing money from my UK bank account while in the US

What I did when I first came over was use my HSBC Visa card to buy things then go online and just transfer the money from my current account to pay off the Visa card. That way I didn't have to bring...
May 9th 2010, 3:50 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,202
Posted By Minty

Re: Scottish couple looking to live & work in USA.

Hi Sarah and Dave!

I can't offer specific advice but I could give you details of an excellent immigration lawyer based in north San Diego who I am sure would offer some practical advice to you...
Forum: USA
May 1st 2010, 12:38 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By Minty

Re: Any expats in socal?

We have a local group in North San Diego/Riverside but probably too far from you.

Try looking at http://www.meetup.com/ and do a search. You may find a group there. Hope this helps!
Forum: USA
May 1st 2010, 12:35 am
Replies: 129
Views: 14,174
Posted By Minty

Re: Do you carry your green card with you ?

I keep mine safe with the passport. It only comes out when I need the passport for travelling reasons.

We also have a check point near us (So Cal) but have never been stopped and never seen...
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2010, 4:30 am
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By Minty

Re: Recommendations for employment agencies in Dallas-Fort Worth

You might find the Directory Of Executive & Professional Recruiters useful to look through. It will give you a list of recruiters by locale, industry etc. Very useful.
...
Forum: USA
Feb 11th 2010, 10:54 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 8,425
Posted By Minty

Re: Renew British passport in UK or US?

I too just recently got an new passport and used the DC office. Easy to fill in the forms and pay the money direct. Can't remember the cost but the extra was worth the hassle free process. $100 is...
Forum: USA
Jul 27th 2009, 6:18 am
Replies: 32
Views: 6,864
Posted By Minty

Re: Any Brits in Los Angeles/Southern California Area?

There is quite an active brits groups just down the 15 from Corona. Check out this link for more info.

http://brit.meetup.com/294/
Forum: USA
Jul 26th 2009, 8:57 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,382
Posted By Minty

Re: BBC iPlayer in US

Came across this link the other day. Not used it but looks the biz!

http://www.britishtvanywhere.com/
Forum: USA
Mar 18th 2007, 12:07 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By Minty

Re: Orange County, Ca. Home Rental Agency Info Needed

I work in Newport Beach in Orange County but live in Temecula. Bit of a commute but I car pool most of the time. I also have a colleague who homeschools so could get you more info. I used to Live...
Forum: USA
Sep 6th 2006, 5:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Minty

Re: post 12 month re-entry green card?

I think I am correct in saying that as long as you visit back to the US say once every 6 months, your Greencard wont expire.
Someone else may be more knowledgeable but I think this is correct.
Forum: USA
Jul 22nd 2006, 3:19 am
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By Minty

Re: Free UK Number Deal

Go with Skype .... its great! 2c per minute. Last weekend was free calls to the UK ALL weekend to landline and mobiles.

And now you can buy a Skype WiFi phone so you don't have to sit at the...
Forum: USA
Jul 22nd 2006, 3:16 am
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By Minty

Re: Shipping Stuff to USA

I used Excess International Movers to move my stuff and was very pleased not only with the move but also with the cost - around 700GBP. Everythings went very smoothly at both ends and the paperwork...
May 15th 2006, 6:12 am
Replies: 60
Views: 2,975
Posted By Minty

Re: Renounce Allegiance & Dual Citizenship

..... and it is interesting to note that based on the above, there is no requirement to renounce their existing citizenship, just agree to uphold the values of Britain.
May 14th 2006, 4:48 am
Replies: 60
Views: 2,975
Posted By Minty

Re: Renounce Allegiance & Dual Citizenship

Does anyone know what the British version of the oath is for a person seeking British nationality? I would be interested to know, and compare with the US version, what "we" require other nationals...
Forum: USA
May 12th 2006, 4:04 am
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By Minty

Re: Parkers guide - US equivalent

I have just purchased the Kelly Blue Book (literally). It is very close to the Parkers guide for car prices of used cars. I have also seen it used on many of the car websites such as...
Apr 21st 2006, 6:37 am
Replies: 161
Views: 5,821
Posted By Minty

Re: Do you carry your greencard?

I agree! I have my gc in my wallet along with the driving license. We actually have a border point just down the freeway (even though its still some 70 miles from the Mexican border) so I guess...
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