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Anyone on h1b doing business on side? Is it legal? I have heard USCIS doesn’t specifically say you can’t start a business (they say you can’t have a second job but nothing about business). Can you do something like Amazon or e-commerce business?

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You can start a business but you cannot pay yourself.

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Check with a lawyer to avoid getting into trouble. I believe it’s not allowed.

From what I’ve understood, You can have LLC and any profits it generates can be used to pay its expenses, but you can’t personally withdraw the cash as salary

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