04Apr2021
Immigrants and Taxes Report

A RapidVisa report uses public data to understand how much U.S. immigrants contribute in taxes each year

04Apr2021
How to Establish Credit As a Newcomer to the United States

How immigrants can secure their first bank account, debit card, and credit card in the U.S. Keen to get started on building your financial footprint? Then follow our helpful guide to find out everything you need to know about your U.S. credit score and how to secure your first bank account, debit card, and credit […]

29Mar2021
8 Common Tax Questions When Applying for a Marriage Green Card

Filing taxes can be a confusing and time-consuming process, particularly when you plan to apply for a marriage-based green card. We asked independent immigration attorneys in the Boundless network to weigh in on some of the most frequently asked questions about filing taxes when applying for a marriage green card. 1. How should I file […]

29Mar2021
What is the FICA Tax Refund?

Here’s a rundown of the FICA Tax Refund and if you qualify for one The FICA tax is a way of life for working American citizens, but many immigrants may be surprised to learn that they don’t need to pay the tax depending on their immigration status. If they are exempt, they qualify for what […]

18Mar2021
What if my spouse or I didn’t file taxes?

If the sponsoring spouse (or joint sponsor, if any) did not file taxes in the previous year, they will need to include an exemption letter explaining why no taxes were filed. The spouse seeking a green card, either from within or outside the United States, does not need to include an exemption letter if no […]

17Mar2021
If I get an RFE, how long do I have to respond?

If I get an RFE, how long do I have to respond? The deadline for a Request for Evidence (RFE) generally appears at the bottom of the RFE document, informing the applicant how long they have to gather the missing evidence and submit the documents to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). In the unlikely […]

11Mar2021
What Tax Documents Do I Need For a Marriage Green Card Application?

Learn about the tax requirements when applying for a marriage green card The U.S. government wants to see evidence that the spouse seeking a marriage-based green card will be financially secure once in the United States, and isn’t likely to rely on public benefits in the future. It can be confusing trying to figure out […]

11Mar2021
What Tax Documents Do I Need For a Marriage Green Card Application?

Learn about the tax requirements when applying for a marriage green card The U.S. government wants to see evidence that the spouse seeking a marriage-based green card will be financially secure once in the United States, and isn’t likely to rely on public benefits in the future. It can be confusing trying to figure out […]

11Mar2021
The Basics of Filing Taxes for Immigrants

A comprehensive guide to preparing and filing taxes as an immigrant Today we’re featuring a guest post from MYRA, a firm that offers virtual financial planning, investment management, and tax preparation services for immigrants. Whether you’re starting out, entering mid-life, settling down, or nearing retirement, they’re here to help you through every phase of your […]

25Dec2020
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