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I'm a international student on F-1 visa. I am going on CPT
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I'm an international student on F1 visa. I'm working as an
second opinion] I'm an international student on F1 visa. I'm working as an independent contractor for an employer and I have been working with him since March 2018. I just realised that my employer ha… read more
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Our company contracts with professionals under a 1099
Our company contracts with professionals under a 1099 agreement.1. Can we use E-Verify to establish their citizenship since we are not "employers"? 2. Should we be asking them to complete an I-9 form.… read more
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I'm currently on OPT and working as an independent
I'm currently on OPT and working as an independent contractor. The company which I'm working is a new company and it doesn't have any full time employees. All the employees are working as independent … read more
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On OPT working as a Full-Time employer and also working as
I'm Currently on OPT working as a Full-Time employer and also working as an independent contractor. My OPT is expiring in two months and I need to know if I can do two jobs(doing a full -time and as a… read more
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I started my OPT on Feb 1, 2018, and I started my full-time
I started my OPT on Feb 1, 2018, and I started my full-time job as a Statistical Analyst for a small IT firm on March 5, 2018. Meanwhile, I got an offer from a company DeepMile LLC to serve as an inde… read more
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I am currently on STEM OPT Extension and working for an
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I'm currently working in the United states with OPT visa. On
I'm currently working in the United states with OPT visa. On OPT visa can I work simultaneously as an independent contractor and also as a full time employee?… read more
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I have completed my Master's degree in Data Analytics in
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I am currently employed as full time in DC. My company is
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J2 Visa holder with Employment Authorization Document (EAD),
J2 Visa holder with Employment Authorization Document (EAD), livining in US, wants to work as independent contractor for companies in Europe. Is this allowed and is this taxable as US Source Income?… read more
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Hi, My H1b expired on october of 2013 and I am still working
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FOR JUDITH: The BeloRussian student just married with full
FOR JUDITH: The BeloRussian student just married with full time OPT starting when she graduates next month is also the owner of a US (New York) "C" Corporation she started as the winner of a college e… read more
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Hi, I am from India and I have been in the US on H1B for over
Hi, I am from India and I have been in the US on H1B for over 10 years now. (Currently in Columbus, IN) My former employer applied for my green card in EB2 Category and my priority date is Oct 15, 200… read more
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Hi, I was hired by a company that got in touch with me, got
Hi, I was hired by a company that got in touch with me, got an interview, they gave me the letter to obtain a TN visa, but doesn't want to provide me a W2 form for taxes, instead they want to give me … read more
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I have an EAD and H1-B (3 yr ext after 6 yrs) with current
I have an EAD and H1-B (3 yr ext after 6 yrs) with current company. What are the options for me if I want to move to another company? 1. Can I switch employers and work on EAD only with the new compan… read more
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I currently have an EAD card and I got a job as a independent
I currently have an EAD card and I got a job as a independent contractor. My question is: 1. Am I eligible to fill in I-9 form since I am an international graduated student and only have EAD card for … read more
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Hi I am a Physical Therapist doing my post completion OPT
Hi I am a Physical Therapist doing my post completion OPT after my Masters in Physical Therapy. I wish to know whether I can work as a independant contractor as in being self employed. I already have … read more
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