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Top 5 Expat Tax Tips When Negotiating an Overseas Contract

Expat Tax Tips Negotiating Overseas Contract
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These days, the corporate world has no boundaries! More and more employers are recognizing the value of a global workforce. The number of employees moving overseas for their job has increased exponentially. While moving abroad can be a personally, professionally and financially rewarding experience, it is important to fully evaluate your contract to ensure the… Read more

US Expatriate News Around the World

US Expatriate News
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It’s the start of a new week, which means it is time for your weekly roundup of the US expatriate tax news from the expat tax experts! Phishing scams remain a huge problem for taxpayers With the arrival of tax season comes the arrival of tax scams. And no scam tops the IRS’ ‘dirty dozen’… Read more

US Earned-Income and the Foreign Tax Credit- Will it Help You?

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If you are a bona fide resident of another and work occasionally in the US, you are going to be taxed on the income you earn with in the States. But can you use the Foreign Tax Credit to offset those taxes? David McKeegan, Greenback co-founder, has your answer! VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Hi, everybody. My name… Read more

Business Travelers: Beware of US Income Tax!

Business Travel Beware of US Income Tax
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So you’ve been offered a short-term assignment in the US-congratulations!  Now you’re wondering what this means from a tax perspective.  Some countries only tax income sourced within their country, others tax their residents.  The United States taxes income sourced from within, as well as its citizens & residents on their world wide income.  Logically, you… Read more

Weekly Expat Tax News Roundup!

Weekly Expat Tax News Roundup!
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Each week we search the World Wide Web to bring you the expat tax news that you want to know! The Affordable Care Act headlines the top news–will you be impacted this year? Read on to learn more! Affordable Care Act (ACA) For the first time, Americans near and far will need to report their… Read more

Expatriate Tax Advice for Retaining a US Residence While Abroad

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US expats aren’t always planning to live abroad permanently, so it only makes sense that many will keep their US residence for when they return. But what are the expatriate tax implications of such a decision? David McKeegan, Greenback’s Co-Founder, takes a closer look at your options and the potential tax complications of each. VIDEO… Read more

What to Do With Your W-9 & Other Burning Expat Tax Questions

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Throughout 2015, Greenback Co-Founder David McKeegan, answers your questions about US expat taxes! From foreign bank account reporting to qualifying for money-saving US expat tax deductions, David has the expert insight you need. Feel free to send us your questions through the comment box below and you may see your question answered right here!  Ask… Read more

Is Ecuador the #1 Expat Destination?

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Each week we scour global headlines to find the most intriguing US expat news. Our business may lie in taxes, but we understand that you are interested in all things expats! So here are this week’s top stories for your reading pleasure! Ecuador tops the list as best expat destination What if we told you… Read more

Don’t Prepare Your 2014 US Expat Taxes Until You Watch This!

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While the calendar has just flipped to 2015, it’s actually your 2014 taxes that you are concerned with at the moment! As you get ready to prepare your US expat taxes (the deadline is June 15th!), there are a few things you need to know. David McKeegan, co-founder of Greenback, outlines the top expat tax… Read more

The (Almost) Top 10 US Tax Updates for 2015

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While you haven’t even filed your 2014 taxes yet, it’s actually time to start thinking about the 2015 US tax updates! Each year, the IRS releases updated tax rates, exemptions and deductions, which usually change due to inflation. Will your income push you into a higher tax bracket this year? Will you need to pay the… Read more