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Save the date – February 12th

I got a call from the Swedish Consulate. They are planning a similar meeting as the one I arranged last year. The difference is that this time they will bring in an American tax lawyer. I don’t have the fine … Continue reading

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Finances and Taxes

Information on Laws Regarding Finances and Taxes For People with Swedish Background Living in the US Presented by Madeleine Thunström   Currently, many changes are taking place in Europe, America and other parts of the world in regard to how … Continue reading

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Breakfastmeeting February 28, 2012

On Tuesday February 28th 2012 the Swedish Consulate in Seattle, in collaboration with Getswedish had invited Madeleine Thunström a tax lawyer from SEB in Sweden to discuss some general rules regarding immigration and double citizenship as seen from a Swedish perspective. … Continue reading

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Breakfast at the Consulate

  Welcome to a Breakfast meeting at the Swedish Consulate! Some of you may have received a letter from your Swedish financial institutes stating: “Under US regulations, certain financial services may only be provided to clients resident in the US … Continue reading

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Lunch med Konsuln

I told you earlier that I “won” a lunch with the Honorary Swedish Consul. He kept to his word and we had an excellent lunch at Le Grand Bistro Americain in Kirkland. It is a fantastic place, sitting on the … Continue reading

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Mingel på Konsulatet

The last Tuesday in January 2012, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce hosted a kick off/business mingle at the Swedish Consulate in Kirkland. I am looking forward to work closely with SACC so it was natural for me to attend this … Continue reading

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When the Peppers Blossom – Movienight with a twist

Friday night was an adventure in Seattle. First the lucky draw of finding street parking close to the event I was attending. Nordic Heritage Museum’s filmfestival. Once tha car was parked, I watched a touching story, “When the Peppers Blossom” … Continue reading

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Ansiktena bakom Getswedish

1998 lämnade jag, Linda Ström, tryggheten, familjen, kompisar och startade ett nytt äventyr med min svenska man i Boston, USA. Över en natt lämnade jag min gamla identitet som bankanställd och blev “Fru” över en natt. Det var överväldigande och otroligt … Continue reading

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Linda Ström

Linda Ström the founder of Getswedish emigrated from Sweden in 1998. The idea for Getswedish was growing for many years, but it was not until she had a Green Card in 2005 she could fulfill her dream of starting the company. In Sweden, prior to emigrating, … Continue reading

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