If I am an F1 visa holder, and I had already established an airbnb business in my home country, is this allowed?

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Customer: if I am an F1 visa holder, and I had already established an airbnb business in my home country, is this allowed?
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the U.S. government?
Customer: yes
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Customer: no
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney in Virginia and a 1993 law school graduate. I am very happy to help you here today. I will do my best to respond to you in a timely manner but we do help mutliple people at once so appreciate your patience. Also, I want to answer your question as accurately as possible and that may mean leaving the JustAnswer site to do some research.

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Hello, yes that would be allowed if the business is wholly overseas. You will be fine doing that

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am i allowed to transfer money to my US account from time to time?
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the business is overseas, yes
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You can. You may get questions about this from time to time. I would also check in with an accountant to see if there are any tax issues. I would repost this question and perhaps ask for an accountant.

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Immigration wise you are ok to do this.

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Okay thank you. I appreciate the response.
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You are very welcome!

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