Can experienced Attorney help please? Tax and Immigration

Asked over 1 year ago - Winter Park, FL

Your asylum is recommended for approval and You want apply for jobs with EAD . What should You say if asked " Are You resident or non resident" question by IRS or any other forms ? Someone told me that I'm non resident and I filled the application s that way, later I found out that one lawyer was saying the person in my shoes is considered as resident. But its too late now I was hired already and its tax season, wondering if I can chahge that.
Because I don't want get any troubles from USCIS and IRS in future.
Who knows the right answer? Can experienced Attorney answer please? Thanks for your time

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  1. Jeffrey Adam Devore

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    Answered . For immigration purposes you are a non-resident since you have not been granted permanent residence as of yet. For tax purposes you are a resident since you have no intention of departing the United States.

    While this answer is provided by a Florida Bar Certified Expert in Immigration and Nationality Law, it is for... more
  2. Robert Louis Brown


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    Answered . This is not a simple question and should should discuss with your tax advisor. If you would like to read up on the issue please see and Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens.


  3. Madhu Kalra


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    Answered . File the same form with noted corrections/amendment indicating you are resident.

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