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Nov 11th 2019, 10:05 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By vindico

Re: LIA start up without direct employees for first year

Things are going ok, thanks. The first 12 months was very tough, for a number of reasons both business and personal. But things are turning a corner and we are taking on an additional member off...
Nov 11th 2019, 8:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By vindico

Re: LIA start up without direct employees for first year

Yes, well, sort of. L1A here. We employed a manager before submitting the visa application, quite legitimately because we didn't know how quickly the business volumes might pick up. It turned out the...
Forum: USA
Nov 8th 2019, 7:17 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,166
Posted By vindico

Re: If you could vote for brexit again, would you?

I think the people draping themselves in EU flags are in the thousands, not millions. There are about 15-20% staunch Remainers who are full on revoke A50, federal Europe, join Euro, type people. A...
Forum: USA
Nov 8th 2019, 6:37 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,166
Posted By vindico

Re: If you could vote for brexit again, would you?

I voted Leave and would do so again as my reasoning has not changed, irrespective of the last 3 years. My reasons for voting Leave were about the future issues relating to the necessities of Eurozone...
Forum: USA
Jul 20th 2019, 3:44 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By vindico

Re: Health insurance

Hi, and welcome to Florida. We are here in Orlando on E2 and have insurance with Ambetter.
Mar 25th 2019, 8:09 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By vindico

240 day rule

Hey,

My L1A 12 months is coming to an end shortly and I am looking at options for extension and renewal. I understand that there is a '240 day rule' that permits me to continue working while the...
Forum: USA
Feb 25th 2019, 4:07 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,090
Posted By vindico

Re: Moving to Orlando - dummie questions

Hey. Came out to Orlando myself last summer with my wife and daughter. Welcome.

You need to apply for EAD. For my wife it took a little over 3 months to come through, so get on it as soon as...
Forum: USA
Nov 8th 2018, 4:53 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By vindico

Re: Best way to ship heavy parcels to the UK

Your brother could use a forwarding service like SkypaxUS.com to buy US goods and have them shipped to the UK. And similarly a UK forwarder like Skypax.com can ship goods from UK to US (or...
Forum: USA
Aug 22nd 2018, 9:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By vindico

Re: E2- start up business Health insurance

I am not sure sure if your company structure under E2 might have different implications, but I was not able to obtain health insurance via my company because I was also a substantial shareholder and...
Forum: USA
Aug 9th 2018, 4:32 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By vindico

Re: Ah, Brexit.

Fortunately, and largely by happy accident, I moved a load of GBP out to USD at $1.41 over several transactions. So I managed to ride the peak.

However, I think <$1.30 is undervaluing GBP. I am no...
Jul 25th 2018, 1:00 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 6,428
Posted By vindico

Re: L-1A London - Administrative processing

Came out here on an L1 in May after planning for April and getting an RFE. Got out here fine in May, but my wife has her L2 and submitted her application for EAD and is still waiting. Apparently...
Jul 16th 2018, 2:10 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 6,428
Posted By vindico

Re: L-1A London - Administrative processing

My situation was that I was expecting to have the visas and to move out in April, but I got an RFE and it took a while to get ether visas. So I just went out anyway on an ESTA to do some business...
Jul 15th 2018, 2:31 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 6,428
Posted By vindico

Re: L-1A London - Administrative processing

I feel for you. The whole visa process is so burdensome and leaves you in limbo right until the last minute. With all the business planning needed to get a new office off the ground makes it very...
Forum: Meet-ups
Jun 21st 2018, 1:05 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 7,729
Posted By vindico

Re: Any brits in orlando FL area?

Wife and I have recently moved from UK (Guildford, Surrey) to Oviedo. We're early 30's with a 1yr old daughter.
Forum: USA
May 26th 2018, 9:56 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By vindico

Re: L1-A RFE Amend originally submitted document

I've just been through this and got an RFE as part of the L1-A process. It seems pushback is becoming common.

I can't speak exactly to your point, but in our RFE response we did provide 'updated...
Forum: USA
May 21st 2018, 8:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By vindico

Re: Moving to central Florida - advice please!

Hey. Just got my L1-A and moving to Orlando in a couple of weeks. We have opted for an apartment complex for a 12 month rental which suits us fine - pools and gym on site and included, no hassle. I...
Forum: USA
May 18th 2018, 11:16 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By vindico

Re: New US arrivals needing SS number - headsup.

Frustrating news. I have just had my L1 petition approved and am hoping to get a SSN swiftly once I get out to the US shortly. So I need to wait 7-10 days after arriving in the country for the...
Apr 17th 2018, 9:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By vindico

Re: Time from London embassy interview to getting docs?

Hi. Yes it is an individual petition. The RFE flagged 8 days in to the 15 day premium processing period. Evidence due to be submitted this week and 15 day clock starts afresh.
Apr 16th 2018, 10:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By vindico

Time from London embassy interview to getting docs?

Hi,

I am in the middle of an L1A application (and just had a lovely RFE to respond to!). However, my question is how long from the embassy interview will I get the documents in my hand?

Due to...
Forum: USA
Mar 19th 2018, 5:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By vindico

Re: Any small employers here? Confused about HSA/HRA, 401(k)

Low? How so?

From what i could see a group health policy with employer paying 50%-70% would amount to an employer contribution of $250-300 per employee per month. So I was then assuming that a...
Forum: USA
Mar 19th 2018, 4:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By vindico

Re: Any small employers here? Confused about HSA/HRA, 401(k)

Thank you. I am familiar with ADP but had not heard of TriNet. I will take a look.
Forum: USA
Mar 19th 2018, 12:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By vindico

Any small employers here? Confused about HSA/HRA, 401(k)

Hey everyone. Is anyone here a small employer?

We are a new US business and I am due to arrive in the US in April to get things started. We are looking at taking on an employee who has good...
Forum: USA
Feb 20th 2018, 12:23 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By vindico

HSA and returning to UK

Hey,

I am trying to wrap my head around healthcare for our impending move to Florida, and I think it looks like a high deductible plan with a HSA account seems to make most sense give we are...
Forum: USA
Jan 2nd 2018, 9:11 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By vindico

Re: Recommend an accountant?

Thank you. I will look them up. I always prefer personal knowledge/recommendation.
Forum: USA
Dec 23rd 2017, 10:48 am
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By vindico

Recommend an accountant?

I thought I'd crowdsource this from you knowledgable folks.

I need an accountant either in the UK (London/Surrey) or US (Orlando, FL) who understands expat personal and business tax issues. Any...
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