H1B Visa work from home

How can I work from home on H1B visa?

 21 Apr, 18 

  • Work from home on H1B petition when home address listed as the ‘work location’ even in different state than your office
  • H1B amendment required if home is in different MSA than your office
  • LCA can be posted at employee’s home or employer's headquarters
  • Salary should be based on prevailing wage at home location MSA

Renew i94 after passport renewal in USA

i94 Correction after Passport expiry and renewal in US

 20 Apr, 18 

  • i94 extension after passport renewal at CBP office in Texas, California or Arizona only without crossing border - $6 fees
  • Or Go out of USA, re-enter to get new i94 - no fees
  • Or File i539 extension of status with USCIS - fees $370
  • CBP at international airport does not renew i94 without crossing border


LTA – Leave Travel Allowance, Income Tax Rules explained

 20 Apr, 18 

  • LTA is leave travel allowance meant for making tax exempt holiday once in period of two years with or without family
  • Air travel, train ticket cost (economy or first class AC), hotel and taxi bills within India (no abroad) are allowed
  • Full LTA that is part of CTC can be claimed with receipts

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Can you get new car loan on on H1B or L1 visa?

H1B Visa Buy New or Used Car In USA?

 19 Apr, 18 

  • Can you buy a new Car while on H1B or L1 work visas in USA
  • Should you buy an old car or a new car
  • Can you get car loan for new car
  • Yes, you can

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Migrate Wordpress from Amazon EC2 to Google compute engine VM

Migrate WordPress – Amazon AWS EC2 to Google Compute Engine

 19 Apr, 18 

  • Steps to migrate Wordpress from Amazon EC2 to google compute engine using Bitnami image
  • Linux server VM with 3
  • 75 GB memory
  • WP Super Cache settings

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HRA Exemption – Maximize Tax Benefit In India

 19 Apr, 18 

  • Calculate HRA exemption with formula
  • Find Monthly rent to get the highest tax rebate in Metro or non metro city
  • Rent receipts required if paying more than 3000 per month
  • Landlord PAN required if rent is more than 1 Lakh per annum
  • Paying rent to family member is allowed

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