Bowie, MD asked in Immigration Law and Tax Law for Maryland

Q: I moved here from Canada on a visa, can the US take money from my paycheck? Besides regular Fed/State taxes?

How and why are they allowed to take more money? Each day I should make $280, with them taking out extra I only bring home $104 per day. That's alot of money to take. How can I support my family with them taking so much. I have a degree and it's basically for nothing now.

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Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: Your best bet would be to contact a tax professional to see what exactly is being taken out of your paycheck. Just because you are here on a visa should have no bearing on what is taken out.

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