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About Alvcpa

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  • Location Kreuzberg, Berlin
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  1. renovation

    oh! Im not a frequent user on TT.. thanks for the clarification...    
  2. renovation

    I see , then how  did you manage to see my post then??  
  3. renovation

    Can you send me some info as well?
  4. @DwayneAufRäder   @DoubleDTown  I am looking at  beglaubigte Kopie of the German passport  -whereby the passport #  and "zugangsnummer"  is blacked out by the Bezirksamt. Also the Bezirksamt   certification is an inked stamp  - not an embossed "raised" stamp as required by the IRS.   Are you saying the IRS will accept this for ITIN purposes?
  5. Filing a tax return - help on how to file

    it worked  Thanks everyone..
  6. Filing a tax return - help on how to file

    Im actually using Elster E-Portal.  As an alternative. I tried regenerating the form on ElsterFormular & updating the software but I keep getting an error message that said:     " The main program and the tax calculation could not be updated. If you are using Windows XP, the reason may be an incorrect setting in the permissions dialog: If you are using Windows XP, depending on the installation rights of your user account, you will receive a security prompt to perform the download and installation with administrator authorization. If your current user login does not have sufficient installation rights (for example, main user or guest), you will get a dialog to run the program with a different user account. Please enter a user name with administrator rights and the associated password. The download and installation will then continue with the installation rights of this user. If you are logged in as a user with installation rights (administrator), you will receive a dialog with an additional security prompt. In order to continue the download and installation, please uncheck the box "Protect computer and data from unauthorized program activity". This security option is an additional security prompt for administrators to confirm the installation process. The program activities of the installation manager will be authorized by you. If you do not uncheck the box, the installation manager will not be able to perform the actions you have selected. Sorry, there were errors while installing the updates. Please try to eliminate them by re-running the installation management. If this does not work, please try reinstalling. You will find the setups for a new installation under the following links: ElsterForm for private users Elster Form for entrepreneurs / self-employed / employers Elster form in the total extent"     I tried updating on both my Window XP and Windows 10 lpatops. - no luck. Admittedly, Im not a tech guru so I havent a clue as to what to do...   At this point I may need to recreate a new file on Elster E- Portal and see if the new filet will efile transfer over..    
  7. Filing a tax return - help on how to file

    Yeah did that too.. Its strange that it accepted the other  2017 forms but not this one...  
  8. Filing a tax return - help on how to file

    All is said was the file was not transferred and to repeat the process.. which I have done repeatedly.
  9. Filing a tax return - help on how to file

    Hello -   I am trying to e-file my 2017 German return via Elster.  I was able to successfully the the Anlage EUR, Umsatzsteuerkalrun with no problem.  However, when I tried to e-file the EST1A the system states the transmission failed and to repeat the process.  I made sure I ran the diagnostic beforehand was the system said all my entries were checked and no errors detected.   Can anyone shed any light on why this happened?  I'm wondering if its because the filing is a bit late or there is some system incompatibility? Just wonderiing if anyone has had any issues lately with their -efile submission for the EST1A   Instructions indicate that I can print and mail the forms directo to the Finanzamt, but since the other forms were already accepted should I also include them in hard copy or will this confuse them ?