Rental income in the U.S.? How to navigate U.S. tax laws as a foreigner
In general you are taxed at 30% of your rental income and the person collecting the rent (you or a property manager) must submit this directly to the IRS at the time it is collected. However, there is a very common exception…read more
by A. Thorlton
FIRPTA regulations - Buying and Selling U.S. Real Estate as a foreigner
A U.S. real property interest sold by a foreign person is subject to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) income tax withholding. FIRPTA taxes foreign persons on sales of U.S. real property interests...read more
by D. Thorlton
Immigration law update - Latest developments and more
Latest information on processing times for I-130 applications sorted by assigned processing center. Additional information on the latest public charge ruling…read more
by N. Genc
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Quotes on Law in Our Society
“It is more important that innocence be protected than it is that guilt be punished, for guilt and crimes are so frequent in this world that they cannot all be punished.— John Adams
But if innocence itself is brought to the bar and condemned, perhaps to die, then the citizen will say, 'whether I do good or whether I do evil is immaterial, for innocence itself is no protection,' and if such an idea as that were to take hold in the mind of the citizen that would be the end of security whatsoever.”