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Forum: The Lounge
Nov 12th 2018, 7:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By lansbury

Re: Remembrance

I watched the Remembrance Sunday on BritBox. A chilling comment from David Dimbleby gave a vivid picture of the sacrifice. "If the British dead from the two World Wars were lined up four abreast to...
Nov 12th 2018, 7:24 pm
Replies: 2,187
Views: 127,276
Posted By lansbury

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Apparently the race stewards gave him 2 days public service. Mind boggles as to what that could entail.
Nov 12th 2018, 6:35 am
Replies: 2,187
Views: 127,276
Posted By lansbury

Re: Formula 1 fans?

I found in more than amusing. A typical boy blunder move. Hamilton's comments to him in the room after the race I think summed it up.
Nov 11th 2018, 10:55 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By lansbury

Re: car rental

That is interesting. I use Enterprise and have never found them to charge more for pick up at the Manchester Airport car rental village, than off airport. But I do book the car and air ticket as a...
Forum: USA
Nov 7th 2018, 9:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By lansbury

Re: Citizenship tax question

You would be obligated to do a US tax return each year. However the foreign earned income exclusion for 2018 was $104,100 and than is normally increased each year. Earn less than the exclusion figure...
Nov 5th 2018, 9:20 pm
Replies: 178
Views: 3,349
Posted By lansbury

Re: Birthright Citizenship and Trump

The place only started going to hell in a handbasket from August 18, 1920. Before then it was being run perfectly well.
Nov 4th 2018, 11:08 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By lansbury

Re: car rental

If you haven’t got your air tickets yet does the airline you will use do packages. If so bundle the air fare and car rental as a package and it should work out cheaper than getting them separate. In...
Nov 4th 2018, 11:04 pm
Replies: 7,113
Views: 341,417
Posted By lansbury

Re: Let's talk about cars

Well having driven a Jeep for 12 years listening to Pulaski telling me how unreliable they are one of our vehicles finally broke down. Mrs L was left stranded in the Lowes parking lot when her Toyota...
Nov 3rd 2018, 9:28 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,357
Posted By lansbury

Re: Approved ESTA denied at airport - Applying for B2 now

Without knowing the reason it is really hard to know if you can overcome it at the visa interview or not. I doubt it is "immigration intent" as people with visa applications travel to the US without...
Nov 3rd 2018, 7:58 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,357
Posted By lansbury

Re: Approved ESTA denied at airport - Applying for B2 now

I agree with Rene if the ESTA was cancelled the reason that caused that will stop the visa being issued. Having worked with the DHS guys, at Heathrow, when they first came to UK airports, they have...
Nov 3rd 2018, 7:22 pm
Replies: 178
Views: 3,349
Posted By lansbury

Nov 3rd 2018, 6:56 am
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By lansbury

Re: Megyn Kelly

Compared to a Russian weather forecast it probably is.
Nov 2nd 2018, 11:47 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By lansbury

Re: Megyn Kelly

Wasn’t there a Russian TV channel where the female presenters did a strip while doing the weather forecast. With the sort of weather they get in Russia the forecast probably needs something to make...
Nov 2nd 2018, 12:00 am
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By lansbury

Re: Traveling from U.S.

Money for alcohol.
Forum: USA
Oct 31st 2018, 11:33 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,539
Posted By lansbury

Re: UK pension transfer to USA

My profile address is a Milwaukie, Oregon one.
Forum: USA
Oct 31st 2018, 6:36 am
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By lansbury

Re: Second US Passport

The Schengen Area are those EU countries with a common immigration border and therefore the ones you can travel between without having to show a passport. It is not something someone who doesn't live...
Forum: USA
Oct 31st 2018, 4:02 am
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By lansbury

Re: Second US Passport

The UK while part of Europe is not part of the Schengen Area. Therefore to travel from the UK to “mainland” Europe, or vice versa, a passport or an official government issued ID card is required.
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2018, 9:50 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,539
Posted By lansbury

Re: UK pension transfer to USA

The account has a London address, a UK sort code and account number. Regardless of where the money physically is, it might be well nigh impossible to convince the US authorities it isn't in the UK. I...
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2018, 7:52 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,539
Posted By lansbury

Re: UK pension transfer to USA

I've just logged into my Transferwise account and my Bordless account still has a London address. I have always assumed that means it is FBAR etc reportable.
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2018, 7:43 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,539
Posted By lansbury

Re: UK pension transfer to USA

I have used Transferwise for some time now as a currency exchange without any second thoughts. I have a Transferwise borderless account for convenience, but any monies I keep in the UK is in a...
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2018, 7:32 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,539
Posted By lansbury

Re: UK pension transfer to USA

Last time I looked, which was just after they started the borderless account, that page wasn't there. It reads as if the money is in a Client Account but this bit " (in Europe this is in our UK...
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2018, 6:47 am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,539
Posted By lansbury

Re: UK pension transfer to USA

Solicitors, and I know some of the currency brokers, place their clients money in a Client Account. That is a separate account from their business account and the money in such an account doesn't...
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2018, 1:38 am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,539
Posted By lansbury

Re: UK pension transfer to USA

If Transferwise went bust and they had no assets, unless they have clients money in a “client account” my belief is you would lose all your money. Without searching their web site for the info my...
Oct 29th 2018, 9:17 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 669
Posted By lansbury

Re: Brexit & Air Travel

I see in the UK Budget today it was announced that US passport holders will be allowed to use the e-gates at UK airports. Didn’t see when it would start.
Forum: USA
Oct 27th 2018, 6:33 am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,539
Posted By lansbury

Re: UK pension transfer to USA

I have mine paid in to my UK bank account and leave there until I transfer it over. It needs to be declared on your US tax return, regardless of where the money is. It goes on line 16 of the 1040.
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