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Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2015, 8:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 9,047
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Has anyone sent an original passport to IRS?

Thanks for the advice all. We are going to try the waters at the IRS office one more time. As I am only asking for them to certify the passports and I will have the kids with me hopefully it will...
Forum: USA
Dec 4th 2015, 6:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 9,047
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Has anyone sent an original passport to IRS?

Thanks. The only issue is I have to get this sent back to them by Dec 18 or it starts all over again!
Forum: USA
Dec 4th 2015, 5:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 9,047
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Has anyone sent an original passport to IRS?

So I have spoken to 2 different acceptance agents and they can't certify dependent passports. I have to send the original.

I was advised to send it registered tracked and include a prepaid...
Forum: USA
Dec 4th 2015, 4:23 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 9,047
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Has anyone sent an original passport to IRS?

Thanks for the link regarding the ITIN acceptance folks. I will call some local ones and see what's what.

We have been to the TAC twice now and the issue is we have to bring the kids with us...
Forum: USA
Dec 4th 2015, 4:20 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 9,047
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Has anyone sent an original passport to IRS?

They don't accept copies at all.
Forum: USA
Dec 4th 2015, 2:46 am
Replies: 15
Views: 9,047
Posted By Funstuie

Has anyone sent an original passport to IRS?

Hi all

So I submitted by tax return and I am being asked to send in passports for my 2 kids who do not have an ITIN.

For reference we went to the irs tax assistance office 2 times and they...
Nov 19th 2015, 8:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Funstuie

L-1A visa and changing role within same company

Hi all

Is there any issue with changing roles within the same company on an L-1A visa?

I have an opportunity for another role but I am worried how it will work with my visa? The new role is a...
Aug 13th 2015, 4:32 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,241
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Quick question - move companies on L1visa

It's in a contract I have to sign before they will start the GC process. It says:

"In the event that I terminate my employment with xxx for any reason or xxx terminates my employment for any...
Aug 13th 2015, 1:27 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,241
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Quick question - move companies on L1visa

I thought I would come back to this post and just give an update.

So it's about 4/5 months on from my initial post and in all honesty work is still just a rubbish but for the moment my boss is...
Apr 24th 2015, 7:22 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,241
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Quick question - move companies on L1visa

The penalty is they can request all costs related to our move here be returned.
Apr 23rd 2015, 9:36 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,241
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Quick question - move companies on L1visa

Sorry for the late replies and thanks for the responses.

I go through phases of hating my job and other times I am able to be completely apathetic about it (right now I couldn't give a shit about...
Apr 14th 2015, 8:02 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,241
Posted By Funstuie

Quick question - move companies on L1visa

I am sure this has been asked a million times so I will try to make this quick.

I moved to the U.S. Last August on an L1-a visa and I hate my job. It's destroying me and I am struggling to get...
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2014, 7:41 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By Funstuie

Re: PS3 and XBOX 360 from UK to usa

Buy your xbox psu from microsoft direct. It's the cheapest option and you will get the correct one. There are loads on Amazon but it's not always obvious which one you need (there are 3 or 4 versions...
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2014, 6:18 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 5,259
Posted By Funstuie

Re: s/o Are you drinking more in America vs. the UK?

I possibly drink more but I have only been here for 6 weeks and its been unbelievably stressful. But I drink a beer or two a night possibly a bourbon as a nightcap.

I haven't been out for drinks...
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2014, 6:04 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 20,947
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Getting a US phone contract?

I got my wife a sim on Cricket and it's been pretty good for $45 per month. She's either always on cricket or att.

Was a pretty easy setup - I just went to a mall and got a sim from one of their...
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2014, 5:20 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,765
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Drought.

The drought here is just insane to experience. Where we rent there are people out there everyday watering their grass and washing their cars. It makes no sense due to the lack of water. You can see...
Forum: USA
Aug 28th 2014, 6:29 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,440
Posted By Funstuie

Re: AMEX global transfer - how?

probably, but there is no sports bars anywhere near where I live so I want a decent home setup. I have been looking at getting a dedicated beer fridge.
Forum: USA
Aug 28th 2014, 6:01 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,440
Posted By Funstuie

Re: AMEX global transfer - how?

I got my everyday card yesterday. It's see through/clear. It's the most ridiculous looking card I have seen. But I just bought a 65" TV with it so I am not complaining.
Forum: USA
Aug 27th 2014, 6:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,620
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Ikea UK vs. Ikea US bed sizes...

Ikea UK king size is different and normal UK King size. Ikea US don't seem to sell King size beds (well the one in Palo Alto doesn't).
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2014, 6:54 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,440
Posted By Funstuie

Re: AMEX global transfer - how?

I went with the everyday card which has no fee. Overtime I will apply for cards with fees/benefits but first up I just wanted a card.
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2014, 4:31 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 8,399
Posted By Funstuie

Re: What do you wish you'd known/asked before crossing the Atlantic

Quoted for truth. It's unbelievable the amount of forms you will have to initial or sign, print out sign, scan and email.

I live in a what I have been informed is a "green" state (whatever that...
Forum: USA
Aug 25th 2014, 10:58 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,555
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Help with schools in the bay area. What options do we have if local schools are f

So I think the local school reads this forum.

After a few calls today, they called my wife a few minutes and he has a place in the local school. This after we were told no chance, huge waiting...
Forum: USA
Aug 25th 2014, 10:56 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,440
Posted By Funstuie

Re: AMEX global transfer - how?

I got a call today from Amex as they needed to confirm my address. I spoke to girl who phoned me and explained what I was trying to do (Global Transfer) and she went and spoke to someone else (a...
Forum: USA
Aug 25th 2014, 8:41 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,555
Posted By Funstuie

Re: Help with schools in the bay area. What options do we have if local schools are f

I am not asking for the state to change. What I am asking for if there is anything I can do about my son having to go to school miles from home when there are 3 schools in a 1 mile radius. How is he...
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