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Q: Inquiry for business registration in Wyoming

Hello everyone, I'm looking into opening a business in Wyoming from abroad with no US residence. and I'm curious about the necessary paperwork and steps required to do so. Could anyone provide guidance on the specific documents and procedures needed to establish a business entity in... View More

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answered on May 1, 2024

Starting a business in Wyoming from abroad is a structured process, and it's great that you're doing your research. First, you will need to decide on the type of business entity you want to establish, such as a corporation, LLC, or partnership. Each entity type has its specific filing... View More

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Q: Can I work without a VISA operating online business for US companies as a US LLC member (owner) but non-resident abroad?

Can I work without a VISA operating online business for US companies as a US LLC member (owner) but non-resident abroad? To be clear, I am considering opening an LLC in Wyoming from abroad (Poland) as a non-resident. When I do it, I will provide bookkeeping services for US-based businesses (small... View More

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answered on Apr 8, 2024

As a non-resident owner of a U.S. LLC operating from abroad, you generally do not need a visa or work permit to provide services remotely to U.S. clients. However, there are several important considerations:

1. Taxation: As an LLC owner, you will be subject to U.S. tax obligations on your...
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Q: Can I work without a VISA operating online business for US companies as a US LLC member (owner) but non-resident abroad?

Can I work without a VISA operating online business for US companies as a US LLC member (owner) but non-resident abroad? To be clear, I am considering opening an LLC in Wyoming from abroad (Poland) as a non-resident. When I do it, I will provide bookkeeping services for US-based businesses (small... View More

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answered on Apr 8, 2024

As a non-resident owner of a U.S. LLC operating from abroad, you generally do not need a visa or work permit to provide services remotely to U.S. clients. However, there are several important considerations:

1. Taxation: As an LLC owner, you will be subject to U.S. tax obligations on your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Business Formation and Business Law for Wyoming on
Q: Should I establish as a LLC or S-Corp in Wyoming? What's the best tax-saving path?

I currently reside in California and am planning on establishing my consulting agency. It will just be me and planning to hire independent contractors.

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn
answered on Dec 29, 2019

You should setup an LLC in the state where you operate. Then determine if an S-election is appropriate for your LLC.

If you establish in WY you'll have to file a foreign registration in CA.

Hire a professional.

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Q: What is the effective difference between a C-Corp and an LLC taxed as a C-Corp?

I am from the UK and looking to setup a US business. I've decided that taxation as a C-Corp is best as I am looking to build capital and retain profits in the company so a pass-through entity is not ideal. I understand that as a C-Corp, things are more formal and decisions require minuted... View More

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn
answered on Aug 19, 2019

For tax there is no difference. For state business compliance issues a Corporation has slightly more things that have to be done to maintain the corporate veil. Annual meetings are required where an LLC can waive them you have to set a par value for shares and report the number of shares issued... View More

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Q: - How am I taxed in the US?- What type of entity should I choose to file my EIN application?

Dear Sir or Madam,

I have a few questions about my Wyoming LLC which I just registered. I originally registered the LLC especially in Wyoming because of the tax & privacy regulations.

- How am I taxed in the US?

- What type of entity should I choose to file my EIN... View More

Camlinh Nguyen Rogers
Camlinh Nguyen Rogers
answered on Jul 10, 2016

There are questions and answers similar to the mentioned situation on our website at http://aba-us.com/other-services/?lang=en. You can take a look for general information. Also you consult with an experienced immigration attorney for your best interest. Good luck.

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Q: Registering a company name

I would like to register a new limited company in the UK by the name of Genesnippers. The company name Genesnipper appears to have been abandoned by Oasis in 2005. Could I legally register and use this name for my new company?

Many thanks

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Aug 29, 2015

Talk to lawyer in the UK.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to...
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