I’m an American citizen. I’m buying a house. I’m visiting my family in Pakistan and they’re wanting to gift me the down payment. This amounts to roughly $100,000. I’m wanting to take this amount back with me when I leave. I know I’ll have to declare it on entry. Beyond that is there anything I should do ahead of time or after I arrive back in the states? ex: file forms, taxes etc. My family is not American and are foreign nationals.
Yes, if cash send 1/2 to a seizure law specialist and have him answer all questions. https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/71777/what-happens-if-one-brings-more-than-10-000-usd-with-them-into-the-us/71806#71806
Why not wire it to your US account or seller?
Selling to aliens can trigger sellers’ withholding obligations.
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