I want to open an LLC but I will not be employed by it . I want a working bank account in the name of the LLC . I'm on my H4 visa . Is it legal ?
If you just want to establish a limited liability company, you are allowed to do so. However, you are not allowed to work for that LLC unless you get a proper employment authorization from USCIS.
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You are not allowed to work in the US, whether that work is paid or unpaid.
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