Can experienced Attorney help please? Tax and Immigration

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

Winter Park, FL -

Attorney Answers (3)

Jeffrey Adam Devore

Jeffrey Adam Devore

Immigration Attorney - West Palm Beach, FL
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.

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Robert Louis Brown

Robert Louis Brown

Immigration Attorney - Cleveland, OH
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 http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc851.html and Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens.

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Madhu Kalra

Madhu Kalra

Immigration Attorney - Torrance, CA
Answered

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

Madhu Kalra Kalra Law Firm 23720 Arlington Avenue, Ste 5 Torrance, Ca 90501 (310) 325-9012

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