US Business Visa Category EB-5 (Immigrant Investor Visa)
Suitable for entrepreneurs planning to invest a substantial amount into the US economy
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- How many EB-5 visas are allocated each year?
- How can I be eligible for an EB-5 visa?
- Do I need to have a specific background, experience or qualifications to qualify?
- Do I have to invest a specific amount to be eligible?
- What exactly qualifies as ‘investment’?
- Is the source of investment funds limited?
- How long will it take for my EB-5 visa to be processed?
- If I successfully qualify for an EB-5, will I get a permanent green card?
- What are Regional Centers?
- Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about taxes, company formaition, and residency in the U.S.
- Get advice on taxation, company formation, and residency in the U.S.
However, if you want to make your investment in an area specified as a Targeted Employment Area (TEA), you’ll need a minimum of $500,000 instead.
Generally, TEAs are rural and are often low-income areas – investments are therefore necessary to enhance their economies. There are currently proposals being considered to increase investment amounts in these areas, as we’re consistently keeping watch on developments here at Mount Bonnell.
- Loans – you’re not permitted to rely on unsecured loans
- Gifts – you are permitted to rely upon gifts (provided they meet the gifting requirements)
- Join accounts – you can rely on a joint account, but only accounts held with a spouse. No other relationship will be accepted.
If your application for condition removal is successful, you will then be granted a permanent green card. Provided you still meet the original EB-5 requirements, you should experience no issue having your initial conditions removed.
They strive to boost export sales, enhance productivity, create new job opportunities and increase capital investment. What qualifies as a Regional Center is designated by US Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Taxes, Company Formation, and Residency in the U.S.
If you already have a project that you want to implement in the U.S., you will most likely have already dealt with the intense framework conditions in the U.S. Online, you can find a wealth of information on almost every subject. Though all this information is available, it is common for one to reach a point of confusion. There are too many aspects to consider simultaneously and the starting position can be complex.
To solve this mental knot and pave your way to success, jump on a 1-hour telephone counseling session based on taxation, incorporation, and residency in the U.S. In this conversation, we will discuss specific technical issues such as tax, U.S. corporations or LLCs. Or we can discuss any strategic options you are considering.