Applying for a Green Card with unfilled taxes. 212 922 0005 Law Offices of Kiritsis & Associates
Often times, one of the greatest hurdles towards achieving immigration/naturalization objectives, is an individual's tax (or more likely -- the lack of) documents.
Get your taxes in order.Although this is a broad over generalization, the following should be ingrained in the mind of potential prospective petitioner: In order to claim an immigration/naturalization benefit from the U.S. government, you would have to first comply with the appropriate government imposed obligations. As you may have guessed, this includes filing and paying the proper tax (or at least make the arrangements to file/pay the taxman).
Think before you act.Before rushing to file tax returns, it is important to take a thorough review of the consequences of that action. Often times there are many statute of limitation issues arising from unfiled/unpaid taxes. Needless to say, since tax returns are often used for other documentation purposes (i.e. applying for loans, professional licenses, it may be a good to consult with a licensed attorney with competency in both immigration and tax law.