May 10

How to Start a Business with a F-1 Student Visa

Starting a Business as a F-1 Student under Optional Practical Training F-1 students may engage in a period of Optional Practical Training (OPT) after completing a degree program in the U.S.  OPT is temporary employment that is directly related to an F-1 student’s major area of study. In a recent USCIS engagement concerning the Entrepreneurs.

April 9

U.S. Visas & Self Employment for Foreign Nationals

U.S. Visas & Self Employment for Foreign Nationals

Foreign Nationals must be aware of U.S. immigration laws concerning self-employment. There are many highly skilled entrepreneurs from other countries that want to establish a business in the U.S. and essentially become self-employed. Often the business is service oriented and does not require a support staff. However, this proves problematic for most U.S. visa categories.

February 11

What Does It Mean To Incorporate?

What Does It Mean To Incorporate?

Incorporating a company is a way to establish a separate legal entity for all purposes, meaning it is separate and distinct from its shareholders. WHY SHOULD I INCORPORATE? Tax Savings: This is one of the greatest benefits but must be discussed with your accountant. Privacy: The law treats a corporation as a legal “person” that.