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    Getting ITIN for Foreign Spouse to File Tax Return

    Hi, I'm a US permanent resident since last year (DV 2020 winner) and for 2021 I need to file my tax return. Just before coming to USA, I've got married and after few months, I have applied the immigrant visa for my spouse as well (I-130). Since it's still in progress and my wife is not in the...
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    Do they check tax returns as part of the green card approval process?

    I’m here on an H1-B and about to file a PERM. Last year I messed up and, on advice of friends, signed up for Upwork and took on two paid jobs. I realized as my second job started that my visa didn’t allow this kind of work. I stopped after that job and haven’t done any work on the side since...
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    Tax issues on Naturalization process

    I got a green card through my husband on April 2010. I was working in my home country till August 2016. I was traveling back and forth once a year to sustain my status but finally moved to US (permanently) on December 2016. I became eligible on April 2018 and applied for naturalization right...
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    IRS Tax Foreign Income Exclusion 2555-EZ - eligibility

    Hi all. I am preparing to file my tax for 2017. Background: I recently became a US Permanent Resident in 2016. Activated my GC by entering the USA back in 2016 (towards the end of 2016) Then left the USA. Entered the USA again in 2017 (towards the end of the year 2017). All my income...
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    Do they find out your self-employment during student visa after you apply for NIW?

    I am a doctoral student with f1 in the US. I have as SSN and work as a graduate assistant and I am paid 14000 each year. I am not authorized to work off campus. Last year I started selling some stuff on eBay. I knew if I sell more than 20,000 each year my income will be reported to the IRS. So I...
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    Naturalization & IRS penalty

    Hi, It's been 4 years and a half I'm a permanent resident, and I'm preparing to file the N400 form. In 2015 I forgot to report the benefit I made by selling stocks. I had to pay extra tax, plus a penalty. I'm a little confused with this point of the N400 document checklist: "If you have ever...