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to my fellow canucks ( whom i luv )

I know a lot of you have been in the same boat ,

please look at my link and see if you can tell me if I,m correct with my last question about filling as resident and attaching a signd statement as choice to resident , if anyone knows I apriciate the answer thanx http://www.visajourney.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=106955


 

129f for K1 visa filed in march 07 check my timeline for full info

03 March 2008 , received welcome letter and 2 year GC yeahhhhhhhhhhhhh

22 NOV 2009 to lift condition GC expires 22 Feb 2010

24 Nov 09 send in I 751 ( ROC , in VT )

25 Nov 09 Your item was delivered at 12:10 PM in SAINT ALBANS, VT 05479 to INS .

30 Nov 09 Check Cashed

21 Dec 09 biometric

On March 9, 2010, we ordered production of your new card.

12 March 2010 received approval letter in mail

16 March 2010 10 year Green Card received in mail exp date March 09 / 2020

April 14/2017 send N400 

04/25/17 credit card charged 

04/25/17 e mail NOA send 

05/01/17 hard copy of NOA dated 04/25 received in mail

05/06/17 biometric hard copy in mail 

05/19/17 Biometric appointment in Hartford CT 

07/17/17 Inline for Interview 

07/24/17 Interview letter in mail 

08/24/17 Interview in Springfield MA ... Yes Aproved

09/14/17 Oath Ceremony .... done I am a US citizen

09/22/17 Applied for Passport ( per reg mail ) 

10/04/17 got passport in mail  

10/13/17 got certificate in mail  , updated status with social security office 

AM DONE YEAHHHHHHHHHHH 

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I guess no one knows and we are all stuck as green unknowen aliens , ( just kidding LOL )

well thanx anyhow :yes:


 

129f for K1 visa filed in march 07 check my timeline for full info

03 March 2008 , received welcome letter and 2 year GC yeahhhhhhhhhhhhh

22 NOV 2009 to lift condition GC expires 22 Feb 2010

24 Nov 09 send in I 751 ( ROC , in VT )

25 Nov 09 Your item was delivered at 12:10 PM in SAINT ALBANS, VT 05479 to INS .

30 Nov 09 Check Cashed

21 Dec 09 biometric

On March 9, 2010, we ordered production of your new card.

12 March 2010 received approval letter in mail

16 March 2010 10 year Green Card received in mail exp date March 09 / 2020

April 14/2017 send N400 

04/25/17 credit card charged 

04/25/17 e mail NOA send 

05/01/17 hard copy of NOA dated 04/25 received in mail

05/06/17 biometric hard copy in mail 

05/19/17 Biometric appointment in Hartford CT 

07/17/17 Inline for Interview 

07/24/17 Interview letter in mail 

08/24/17 Interview in Springfield MA ... Yes Aproved

09/14/17 Oath Ceremony .... done I am a US citizen

09/22/17 Applied for Passport ( per reg mail ) 

10/04/17 got passport in mail  

10/13/17 got certificate in mail  , updated status with social security office 

AM DONE YEAHHHHHHHHHHH 

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Lona, the IRS treats residency differently than Immigration does. Since you are living in the US - even if you don't have a green card yet - they consider you a resident. Even illegals who file taxes file as resident - which means residing - in the US. It doesn't have to mean that you have a visa to prove you are here legally.

You may wish to pick up one of those big tax guides that are available at places like Barnes & Noble right now - they sell for around $20. That is what we did for my first year here and it was a big help to us in determining what and how to file to get us the best tax break from both Canada and the US, since I also needed to file my 'exit' return with Canada.

There is a tax treaty between Canada and the US that is supposed to prevent double taxation - the big tax guide will explain to you how to take advantage of that, whether it will be married, filing jointly or married, filing separately. You are not considered a non-resident alien for tax purposes.

There did seem to be some useful replies for you on the other thread - especially Kez'.


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Lona, the IRS treats residency differently than Immigration does. Since you are living in the US - even if you don't have a green card yet - they consider you a resident. Even illegals who file taxes file as resident - which means residing - in the US. It doesn't have to mean that you have a visa to prove you are here legally.

You may wish to pick up one of those big tax guides that are available at places like Barnes & Noble right now - they sell for around $20. That is what we did for my first year here and it was a big help to us in determining what and how to file to get us the best tax break from both Canada and the US, since I also needed to file my 'exit' return with Canada.

There is a tax treaty between Canada and the US that is supposed to prevent double taxation - the big tax guide will explain to you how to take advantage of that, whether it will be married, filing jointly or married, filing separately. You are not considered a non-resident alien for tax purposes.

There did seem to be some useful replies for you on the other thread - especially Kez'.

Hi Kathryn

thank you for the info about the big tax form , yes I did read Kex advice and she was extreamly helpful , just had to know about the statement we supose to attache to the 1040 in reguarding of choice of residence , but you sure helped thanx a lot


 

129f for K1 visa filed in march 07 check my timeline for full info

03 March 2008 , received welcome letter and 2 year GC yeahhhhhhhhhhhhh

22 NOV 2009 to lift condition GC expires 22 Feb 2010

24 Nov 09 send in I 751 ( ROC , in VT )

25 Nov 09 Your item was delivered at 12:10 PM in SAINT ALBANS, VT 05479 to INS .

30 Nov 09 Check Cashed

21 Dec 09 biometric

On March 9, 2010, we ordered production of your new card.

12 March 2010 received approval letter in mail

16 March 2010 10 year Green Card received in mail exp date March 09 / 2020

April 14/2017 send N400 

04/25/17 credit card charged 

04/25/17 e mail NOA send 

05/01/17 hard copy of NOA dated 04/25 received in mail

05/06/17 biometric hard copy in mail 

05/19/17 Biometric appointment in Hartford CT 

07/17/17 Inline for Interview 

07/24/17 Interview letter in mail 

08/24/17 Interview in Springfield MA ... Yes Aproved

09/14/17 Oath Ceremony .... done I am a US citizen

09/22/17 Applied for Passport ( per reg mail ) 

10/04/17 got passport in mail  

10/13/17 got certificate in mail  , updated status with social security office 

AM DONE YEAHHHHHHHHHHH 

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