We've identified resources to make your journey a bit easier
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Using standards of AACRAO, NAFSA, TAICEP, NAGAP, and EAIE, an academic transcript evaluation is used to show the U.S. equivalence of your foreign degree. Our clients receive a discount on services, but we do not earn a commission on referrals.
On H1Bexpert.com, we've identified and ranked top employers of foreign workers, job search tools that enable you to search by companies willing to sponsor foreign workers, provided resources to make your move to the U.S. a bit easier. H1bexpert.com is a free resource provided by ProfVal.com
If your endeavor relates to starting a company, you're going to need to submit all of the documents required to get started. We do earn a commission if you use this link, but we also incorporated ProfVal using this provider. These are the things that we think are the most important and believe can help you to show progress in your endeavor (a USCIS criteria for various visa categories):
Legal Structure: different legal structures (LLC, S-Corp, C-Corporation, or nonprofit) have varying upsides and downsides.
Federal and State Filing requirements: when forming your organization, you must meet federal and state filing requirements. If you miss something, that can cause headaches later.
Setting up your business bank account.
Business tax consultation
Having an EIN.
Developing an operating agreement
Having business contracts in place
Ensuring that your business name isn't already owned by someone else
Like millions of other businesses, ProfVal uses Square to accept secure credit card payments. We use Square because it is a PCI-compliant payments platform. We also use other secure payment platforms, including Stripe and PayPal, but (at the time of this writing) prefer Square.
Note: At the time that this link was created, Square offered a promotion of free processing on your first $1,000 in sales. Square may change their offers at any time and we will not be aware of it.
Pay your employees, offer a 401(k) plan, provide insurance, track time off, and treat your employees well via a platform that keeps you compliant with US employment laws.