An alien is any individual who is not a U.S. citizen or a U.S. national. A resident alien is an alien that meets the green card test or substantial presence test.
You are a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States if you have been issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) an alien registration card, Form I-551, also known as a “green card.”
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An alien is any individual who is not a U.S. citizen or a U.S. national. A nonresident alien is an alien who does not meet the green card test or substantial presence test.
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“Inbound” refers to non-U.S. persons (both individuals as well as entities) with U.S. income and/or U.S. activities. A typical inbound circumstance exists where a foreign corporation has income and/or activities in the U.S.
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“Outbound” refers to U.S. persons with non-U.S. income and/or non-U.S. activities. A typical outbound circumstance exists where a U.S. headquartered corporation has income and/or activities in other countries.
Read more: Outbound Transaction Structuring