Asked in Contracts, Immigration Law and Tax Law for Washington

Q: Hi. I would like to open an LLC with two other partners in WA state. None of us is a US resident. Can we do it?

All of us partners live abroad, not in the US and none of us has green card or citizenship. What do we need to register and start the business and what tax policies are we facing in WA state as non residents?

Thanks for any help!

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Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: There are a few business visas you may qualify for. It sounds like investor visa's may be the avenue best suited for you. An investor visa requires a substantial investment provided you are from a treaty country . It would be wise to make your first investment into the retaining of an experienced immigration attorney.

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Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Wheeling, IL

A: You may initiate, register and run a company in a U.S. state even without being a U.S. resident or a U.S. citizen. Reach out to a licensed state corporate attorney who could structure a plan.

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