Tuesday, April 15, 2008

I wonder what do they do now?

These once a flick "stars" are nowhere to be found now. I wonder where are they now, what do they do now, how do they make their livelihood?

Armaan Kohli
Atul Agnihotri (Sir fame)
Avinash Wadhwan (Mera Ka Mohan fame)
Ayub Khan (Mashooq fame)
Boy Mukherjee (Son of Joy Mukherjee)
Deepak Tijori (Ashiqui fame)
Faisal Khan (Mela fame)
Harish (Prem Quaidi fame)
Jas Arora (Dushman fame)
Jugal Hansraj (Papa Kehte Hain fame)
Kamal Sadanah (Bekhudi fame)
Karan Kapoor (Bombay Dyeing fame)
Kishan Kumar (Bewafa Sanam fame)
Kumar Gaurav (Love Story fame)
Kunal Goswami
Mukul Dev (Darar fame)
Prithwi (Dil Ka Kya Kasoor fame)
Puru Rajkumar (Bal Bhramachari fame)
Rahul Roy (Ashiqui fame)
Rajeev Goswami (Son of Manoj Goswami)
Rohit Roy ( Ronit Roy (Jaan Tere Naam fame)
Sanjay Kapoor (Raja fame)
Tariq (Yaadon Ki Baraat fame)
Vicky Arora (Yaalgaar fame)
Vivek Mushran (Saudagar fame)

Anjala Zaveri
Anu Agarwal (Ashiqui fame)
Anu Goel
Ashwini Bhave
Mayuri (Papa Kehte Hain fame)
Neha (Kareeb fame)
Pooja Batra (Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak fame)
Priya Gill (Tere Mere Sapne fame)
Ritu Shiv Puri
Sanjana Kapoor (Hero Hiralaal fame)
Zeba Bakhtiyaar (Henna fame)

Monday, April 14, 2008

Tax Fundas for Non Resident Indian Citizens in US

Tax Calendar Year = 1st January - 31st December
Tax Filing Deadline = 15th April
Penalty for not filing by deadline (a) Late filing penalty (b) Failure to pay dues (if you owe money to IRS)
Non resident alien status = F1 for 5 years
Resident alien = H1B for the whole tax calendar year, F1 for more than 5 years
Dual alien status = F1/OPT plus H1B for more than 181 days in the same tax calendar year

1) Exempted from FICA (Social Security & Medicare) Taxes for a period of 5 years
2) F1 is a non resident till a period of 5 years
3) Non resident need to fill in Forms 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ
4) India US tax treaty Article 21(2) entitles them a standard deduction of $3400 and personal deduction of $5300
5) Taxable income = Gross income - 3400 - 5300
6) Tax on your taxable income = See table 8 IRS Pub 519
7) Incorrect filing (form or amount) affects the process in Green Card processing
8) If there is mistake in filing you could file for a correction back to a maximum of 3 years of filing by using form 1040X
9) If a student is on F1 for more than 5 years or on H1B in the calendar year for taxation (1st January - 31st December) he/she is considered a resident alien and needs to file form 1040 or 1040A or 1040A-EZ
10) If a student is on F1/OPT and on H1B for more than 181 days in the calendar year of taxation, he/she is considered dual status and needs to file 1040NR as well as 1040
11) If you have incurred moving expenses not borne by employer, it is fully deductible