Fort Lauderdale, FL asked in Immigration Law, Tax Law and Workers' Compensation for Florida

Q: Is it legal to do part-time freelancing for a company in India while working full-time on H1B in USA?


Currently, I am working full-time on H1B visa at company A located in USA. I also have an offer to work part-time in India at company B as a freelancer.

Can I do both these jobs legally? Also will I have to pay taxes in India or USA for whatever I earn from company B which is located in India and will pay me in Indian rupees in my Indian bank account?

Thank you in Advance

1 Lawyer Answer
Linda Liang
Linda Liang
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: As long as you keep your job in US which is the base for your H1B, you are free to do anything.

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