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Dual Citizenship & Social security. Born In France with dual

Dual Citizenship & Social security. Born In France with dual French and US citizenship, I am thinking moving back to Europe in a year or so as it is cheaper to get a full insurance and free help in my country of birth at my age (55). Would it be possible to work a deal with the Social Security Offices to get a Lump sum of what they were supposed to give me monthly after my retirement? I am wondering if it's the right Legal service to ask such a question. Thank you.

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My nephew an American Citizen lived in Brazil for 12 years

My nephew an American Citizen lived in Brazil for 12 years and now is coming back to the USA. His wife of 12 years is applying for citizenship and they are asking he provide Tax Returns for the past 12 years in the US. He was paying taxes in Brazil, and only visited the US about 4 times and did not have a bank account here at all. How does one file 12 years of income tax in the US when he was not living in the US?JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?Customer: My question is for my niece. I am a citizen for the past 10 years.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No... he was in Brazil, he was not filing Tax Returns in the US because he had no business here. I have lived in the US for the past 28 years and never filed income tax in Brazil, only here.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not sure what they can do in this case.

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I live in israel and fly often to the US my friends r alwais

i live in israel and fly often to the USmy friends r alwais asking me to buy mega million or powerball lottery or others.is this legal?is a fourner allowed to buy and win?is it legal to take it out of the US?

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to Guillermo J.Senmartin!!!Dear Mr. Lawyer!I know that

to Guillermo J.Senmartin!!!Dear Mr. Lawyer!I know that there are for US citizens abroad a tax allowance for the income to which no taxes are to be paid in the States.My question is, how much is this exemption for US citizens?best regards

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My mother in low is selling a house in Russia (Moscow) for

My mother in low is selling a house in Russia (Moscow) for around $300K - $350K and she would like to transfer the money to US to purchase a house here in NYWould you be able to tell me what's my cheapest possible way to get it over here?

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I am a USA & UK citizen; I want to sell my principal residence

I am a USA & UK citizen; I want to sell my principal residence in London but the USA and CA will insist on capital gains on the entire sales price since i no longer qualify for 121 bill $500,000 tax relief. ( I have rented my home out for over 3 years). Since the tax will mean I have no money to live on when i retire my only remaining option seems to be expatriation on an agreed date.What are the terms of expatriation re my future ability to visit or live in the USA? How long does the repatriation process take? How much does it cost? I will not have any exit tax to pay as I have no assets in the usa.

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Hi,I am Canadian and I own 50% of a house in USA. If I have

Hi,I am Canadian and I own 50% of a house in USA. If I have a will in Canada will it cover the property in USA or should I make a separate will for USA property. What are the tax implications.ThanksJane

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I have questions on taxes. Im a non American married for

I have questions on taxes.I'm a non American married for 40 years to an American. I want to get my green card soon as my family business is closing back home. However my major asset is my share of the building that the company we in, and until we can sell the building, I don't have that as a liquid asset. Is there a legal way that I can go ahead and apply for my green card, and whenever the property is sold, (in this economy that could be years,) not have to pay U.S. taxes on my share? (I already will have to pay taxes on the sale to my government back home.)I do have an option of going back to school (I studied in the U.S. and quit college to get married, one year short of my BA degree.) I could apply for a student visa and finish my education, which I want to do regardless of my immigration status in the future.

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Dears, Im an alien (non USA) resident with property in USA

Dears, I'm an alien (non USA) resident with property in USA (Chicago, Ilinois) which I have just purchased. Property will be rented through management company (Chicago IL) and will generate income. Funds will go on trustee account with management company. I'm wondering if it would be better to establish LLC to limit personal liability and for tax purposes. Another question is whether to establish LLC in Ilinois where the property is or in any other state like Wyoming, Delaware where taxes on income are lower -I suppose? Thank you, Matt

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