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Does anyone know of a good tax forum web site for U.S. Permanent Residents?... We want to do our own taxes and have several questions regarding the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion...The IRS web site is of little help, as our research to answer one question always leads to other questions...Thank you in advance for your assistance.


I-130...IR-1

Suzanne...New Zealand / Ron... Texas.

20-12-2002.... Married in Amarillo, Texas.

01-08- 2005.....VISA IN HAND.

OUR JOURNEY IS COMPLETE AND WE CAN BE TOGETHER AT LAST.

08-09- 2005.....My husband arrives in New Zealand for 11 day holiday.

19-09-2005.....We leave New Zealand for Texas

19-09-2005....POE LAX.

6-10-2005... AWAITING THE ARRIVAL OF MY SSN AND GREEN CARD.

8-10-2005...RECEIVED 10 YEAR GREEN CARD AND 2 WELCOME TO USA LETTERS.

3-11-2005... Applied for SSN at Dallas, Texas office.

12-11-2005...Received SSN today.

23-11-2005...Applied for a Texas Identification Card.

10-12-2005...Received Texas Identification Card.

20-12-2005...WE CELEBRATE 3 VERY HAPPY YEARS OF MARRIAGE..

I am not a licensed attorney. The answers

I post here, are from my own experiences

and research, not from legal training.

My answers are not intended as legal

advice, and therefore, should not be

taken as such. I would highly recommend

you seek the services of a licensed

attorney when in doubt.

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kiwimcclung2,

Try searching Yahoo Groups or Delphi Forums.

Or Google

Yodrak

Does anyone know of a good tax forum web site for U.S. Permanent Residents?... We want to do our own taxes and have several questions regarding the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion...The IRS web site is of little help, as our research to answer one question always leads to other questions...Thank you in advance for your assistance.

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Try to search for : Form 2555 or 2555EZ for foreign income exclusion. Also look for the instruction for the form in IRS website.

Additional publication helpful for foreign income are (all available on IRS website)

pub 54

pub 514

pub 519

Good luck !


I-130

Jun 28 2004 : Received at NSC

Oct 25 2004 : Transferred to CSC

Oct 29 2004 : Received at CSC

Nov 8 2004 : Received response from CSC that my file is being requested & review will be done

Nov 10 2004 : Email & online status Approved

Nov 15 2004 : NOA 2 in mail

Dec 16 2004 : NVC assigns case number

Dec 20 2004 : NVC sent DS 3032 to beneficiary, copy of DS 3032 & I-864 fee bill to petitioner

Jan 3 2005 : Petitioner received copy of DS 3032 and I-864 fee bill. Post-marked Dec 23rd.

Jan 11 2005 : Beneficiary received DS 3032 in Indonesia

Jan 31 2005 : Sent DS 3032 to NVC

Feb 8, 2005 : NVC received DS 3032

Feb 21, 2005 : IV fee generated

Feb 25, 2005 : Sent I-864 fee bill

Feb 28, 2005 : I-864 fee bill delivered to St Louis

Mar 3, 2005 : IV fee bill received

Mar 7, 2005 : Sent IV fee bill

Mar 9, 2005 : IV fee bill delivered to St Louis

Mar 28, 2005 : I-864 fee credited against case.

April 6, 2005 : Received I-864 package

April 7, 2005 : Immigrant Visa fee credited against case.

April 11, 2005 : DS 230 is generated

Aug 12, 2005 : I-864 & DS 230 received by NVC

Sep 14, 2005 : RFE on I-864

Nov 3, 2005 : Checklist response received at NVC

Nov 25, 2005 : Case completion

Dec 9, 2005 : Police Cert requested from the Netherlands

Jan 12 2006 : Interview success - Approved !!

Jan 19 2006 : Visa & brown envelope picked up

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Try Serbinski forum, a lot of great info for immigrants in US: http://forums.serbinski.com/viewforum.php?f=2


Feb. 4/05 - Sent I-129F (Vermont)

Feb. 9/05 - NOA1

April 6/05 - NOA2

May 12/05 - Packet 3 (second one, the first was lost in the mail)

May 19/05 - Police certificate (RCMP London, ON)

May 20/05 - Packet 4 with interview set on July 26/2005

May 25/05 - Medical in Toronto (dr. Seiden)

July 26/05 - Interview in Montreal (successful)

Aug. 15/05 - Visa and the brown envelope in hand

Sept. 28/05 - Moved to the U.S.A. (Ambassador Bridge (Detroit) POE, asked for and got temp. EAD stamp on I-94)

Oct. 6/05 - Civil wedding ceremony

Oct. 8/05 - Religious wedding ceremony

Oct. 13/05 - Sent AOS/EAD/AP

Oct. 14/05 - Applied for SSN

Oct. 22/05 - Received SSN card in the mail

Oct. 24/05 - NOA for AP received (issued Oct. 21)

Oct. 25/05 - NOA's for AOS/EAD received (issued Oct. 21)

Nov. 4/05 - Appointment letter for AOS fingerprints/bio for Nov. 15/2005

Nov. 15/05 - Fingerprints/bio taken for AOS and EAD

Dec. 19/05 - EAD/AP approved

Dec. 27/05 - Received EAD card/AP

Jan. 28/06 - Appointment letter for AOS interview (set on March 15, 2006)

Mar. 15/06 - AOS interview (successful)

Mar. 18/06 - "Welcome to the United States of America" letter

Mar. 25/06 - Received Green Card (good for 2 years)

Dec. 18/07 - Sent I-751 to VSC

Jan. 03/08 - NOA

Feb. 7/08 - Biometrics

Oct. 28/08 - I-751 approved (on-line status)

Nov. 3/08 - Received in the mail the new 10 year GC

Feb. 1/10 - Sent N-400

Feb. 8/10 - NOA

Mar. 24/10 - Fingerprints

May 11/10 - Interview

June 18/10 - US Citizenship Oath

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Thanks everyone.

Cheers,

Suzanne :D


I-130...IR-1

Suzanne...New Zealand / Ron... Texas.

20-12-2002.... Married in Amarillo, Texas.

01-08- 2005.....VISA IN HAND.

OUR JOURNEY IS COMPLETE AND WE CAN BE TOGETHER AT LAST.

08-09- 2005.....My husband arrives in New Zealand for 11 day holiday.

19-09-2005.....We leave New Zealand for Texas

19-09-2005....POE LAX.

6-10-2005... AWAITING THE ARRIVAL OF MY SSN AND GREEN CARD.

8-10-2005...RECEIVED 10 YEAR GREEN CARD AND 2 WELCOME TO USA LETTERS.

3-11-2005... Applied for SSN at Dallas, Texas office.

12-11-2005...Received SSN today.

23-11-2005...Applied for a Texas Identification Card.

10-12-2005...Received Texas Identification Card.

20-12-2005...WE CELEBRATE 3 VERY HAPPY YEARS OF MARRIAGE..

I am not a licensed attorney. The answers

I post here, are from my own experiences

and research, not from legal training.

My answers are not intended as legal

advice, and therefore, should not be

taken as such. I would highly recommend

you seek the services of a licensed

attorney when in doubt.

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