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Forum: USA
Oct 15th 2014, 10:54 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,087
Posted By dolega

Re: Bringing parents over from the UK

Rene, that's good to know. I wasn't aware that they could lose their PR status by returning to the UK for an extensive stay.

I've spoken to my wife about health insurance. We have insurance...
Forum: USA
Oct 15th 2014, 6:56 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,087
Posted By dolega

Re: Bringing parents over from the UK

Neither are at working age. Both retired. The health insurance hurdle will have to be dealt with as/when or if either or both decide that they would like to come live with me (which is what I want,...
Forum: USA
Oct 15th 2014, 3:05 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,087
Posted By dolega

Bringing parents over from the UK

I have been a US citizen for a couple years. I would to like to bring my parents to the US under a Green Card (under immediate relatives status) however neither are prepared to move from the UK at...
Forum: USA
Dec 17th 2012, 12:31 am
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By dolega

Re: Naturalization Ceremony

Thanks everyone for your input. Your help as well these past years have been invaluable.
Forum: USA
Dec 15th 2012, 5:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By dolega

Naturalization Ceremony

I have my ceremony on 12/20/2012. 3 Questions:

1) Does my US spouse need to be present at the ceremony? I cannot see on the Notice I received any need for my spouse to be there, however, I have...
Aug 16th 2012, 8:56 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By dolega

Re: LPR to Citizen - how long?

Thanks everyone for your input.
Aug 9th 2012, 1:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By dolega

LPR to Citizen - how long?

What is the typical length of time it takes to become a citizen from LPR? I am within the 90 days to my 3 years (US spouse) and am considering relocating to a separate State in the US. Would rather...
Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2010, 11:34 am
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By dolega

Re: Transferring money to UK

Thanks for your help. ;)
Forum: USA
Jul 24th 2010, 4:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By dolega

Transferring money to UK

Does anyone know a good way to transfer US money to a bank in England?

Hope everyone's well. :)
Forum: USA
Apr 22nd 2010, 12:11 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,375
Posted By dolega

Re: Making a will...

IM9907620 is correct in pointing out that you really ought to get separate Wills for both countries. Each State in the US has different rules concerning Wills so be sure to take sound legal advice...
Forum: USA
Apr 16th 2010, 11:43 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 16,211
Posted By dolega

Re: American Drinking Culture

It's a completely different drinking culture here than it is to the UK. Pubs traditionally closed up around 11pm in the UK. I think it has been ingrained on many UK citizens on a night out to drink...
Forum: USA
Apr 13th 2010, 10:55 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,116
Posted By dolega

Re: Inheritance from uk

Don't believe any taxes are involved other then that those flow from the gift i.e., income tax and CGT; however, be wary of any inheritance tax that might be due (depending on which State you are in).
Forum: USA
Apr 10th 2010, 11:24 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,177
Posted By dolega

Re: Inheritance Tax - Seven-Year rule?

JAJ has read it correct. With regard to the special arrangements, check out: http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=108139,00.html#1 ;)
Forum: USA
Apr 10th 2010, 12:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,177
Posted By dolega

Re: Inheritance Tax - Seven-Year rule?

The gift might be subject to income tax or capital gains tax thereafter. Incidentally, and if gift taxes were an issue, according to the IRS website, under special arrangements the donee may agree...
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2010, 12:45 am
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By dolega

Re: US State Tax Return - Florida

Stone the crows! Skimmed IRS Publication 519 and now my head is in a complete spin! :(

My understanding is pretty much this:

If I file jointly, declare myself a US resident for US tax...
Forum: USA
Apr 3rd 2010, 11:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By dolega

Re: World Cup Soccer in HD :)

This is great. Cheers OP for the heads up re: ESPN and HD.

I thought prior to moving from the mother country that there would be scant premiership football but FSC and ESPN soon changed that. I...
Forum: USA
Apr 3rd 2010, 12:34 am
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By dolega

Re: US State Tax Return - Florida

Cheers Ian for your help. Would I therefore need to file a form 1040NR (for the UK income) to supplement the joint return of 2009 with my wife, or would this be all encompassing in the joint return...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2010, 10:23 am
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By dolega

Re: US State Tax Return - Florida

Thanks peeps for that.:)

What about the Federal return which needs to be filed by mid April? Would my earnings in 2009 need to be declared, despite this being entirely accrued and taxed in the UK?
Forum: USA
Apr 1st 2010, 11:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By dolega

US State Tax Return - Florida

We moved across from the UK last October, 2009. I am the LPR, my wife the USC. My wife and I will be filing a joint Return for year 2009 however does anybody know whether I will need to declare my UK...
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2010, 1:39 am
Replies: 121
Views: 8,660
Posted By dolega

Re: Feeling very down about the whole thing

I remember also living the double life at work in the lead up to my leaving the UK. That was a stressful experience. Both my wife and I decided that she would work in the US (being the US citizen and...
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2010, 1:13 am
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By dolega

Re: Travelling to the Dominican Republic

Many thanks for your help.. :thumbup:
Forum: USA
Jan 22nd 2010, 9:43 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By dolega

Travelling to the Dominican Republic

I've made it to the US and now have my Permanent Residents card to hand. Both my wife, myself and our baby will be travelling to the DR for a holiday in the coming weeks however can anyone advise...
Sep 16th 2009, 4:31 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 15,560
Posted By dolega

Re: Match of the Day - BBC - can I get this in the US?

hmm.. i think i base my assumption on the US having it all tv wise as I pretty much spent most of my life watching just 5 channels (while always being told about the zillions of channels that could...
Sep 16th 2009, 12:29 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 15,560
Posted By dolega

Re: Match of the Day - BBC - can I get this in the US?

Great information peeps.. I think i'm gonna plump for Setanta (if anything, for the additional rugby).

Anyone know what the equivalent of Sky Plus is in the US? I have heard TIVO however can i...
Sep 15th 2009, 4:08 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 15,560
Posted By dolega

Match of the Day - BBC - can I get this in the US?

Daft I know... but asides from my family and friends.. I'm going to really miss my Match of the Day when we emigrate to the States in the next couple months. I understand that BBC IPlayer cannot...
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