Individuals who owe the IRS more than $50,000 and are concerned about their ability to travel internationally should take immediate steps to address their tax liabilities before their passports are restricted by State Department.
Category: Advisory Articles
Travel Ban Reloaded: In brief by Martin Musinguzi, Esq.
Six countries are affected: Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen
Iraq was left off the list this time
Current visa and green card holders are not affected by this order
It explains the basis for including the six countries.
The EB-5 Investor Visa category is a special type of immigrant visa designed to encourage investment and job growth in the United States. It has been in place since 1990. EB-5 is specifically intended to help immigrants who plan to invest a sizeable amount of money in American business, resulting in job creation. A person’s [..]
¿QUIÉNES ESTÁN AUTORIZADO PARA AYUDAR A LOS INMIGRANTES CON SUS ASUNTOS LEGALES? Sólo un abogado matriculado o un representante acreditado está autorizado y calificado para ayudarlo con su caso de inmigración o solicitud de tarjeta de residencia. A diferencia de los consultores, los abogados de inmigración han recibido una educación y formación amplia antes de [..]
WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO HELP IMMIGRANTS WITH THEIR LEGAL MATTERS? [Español] Only a licensed lawyer or accredited representative is authorized and qualified to assist you with your immigration case or green card application. Unlike consultants, immigration lawyers [..]
Many people hire a professional when it’s time to file their tax return. If you pay someone to prepare your federal income tax return, the IRS urges you to choose that person wisely. Even if you don’t prepare your own return, you’re still legally responsible for what is on it. Here are ten tips to [..]
MLG Guide to ITIN – Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITINs) What is an ITIN? Do ITINs provide legal status or work authorization? Do ITIN holders pay taxes? What other purposes can an ITIN serve? Won’t Immigration Enforcement (ICE) track me through ITINs.. The Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) is a tax processing number issued by the [..]
Certificate of Citizenship -N-600 Why does one need this Certificate and what is it? Applying for your Certificate of Citizenship on Form N-600 is a little known but highly useful way of turning around your immigration status in the U.S. Incredibly, some U.S citizens do not have proof of their citizenship. One client was about [..]
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning about fake diploma sites that sell worthless high school diplomas. These “diploma mills” claim their diplomas can be used to enroll in college, apply for a job, get a promotion or enlist in the military. Don’t believe them. Here are signs of a high school diploma scam: 1) [..]
This is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, and we want you to be aware of tax scams! Today’s lesson: phone scams. Do not fall victim to scammers who call and say they are with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)! There has been an increase in aggressive phone scams where people call and threaten you with police [..]