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If you're working for both the man and yourself, how do you do it?

I'm a one-man database consultancy, registered in the US as an LLC. Now I'm trading it in for a job in Zurich at a startup company. The job will have me near the IRS foreign income exclusion; however my wife will have zero income so we may move the business into her name. We'll continue to get one or two projects a month, mostly US clients, under $25k/year total. And in a few months we'll sell the house and won't even have a US address. For some reason, companies enjoy mailing checks and laugh when you mention PayPal or direct deposit.

Have any US techies out there gone through a similar scenario? Did you set up a registered agent in the US, or register your business in CH or another country? Is this a question for a US tax planner, a Swiss expat tax planner, some special breed of financial person? We have a few months to figure it all out, but I'm stumped on where to begin. I just want to be sure I get it right and don't get taken.

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Old 12.08.2015, 09:07
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What's a "check"?
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Re: If you're working for both the man and yourself, how do you do it?

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What's a "check"?
An antiquated and insecure method of payment - I remember using them at one time, but that was way back in the previous century.
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