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2019 National Taxpayer Advocate Report

What Expats Should Know About the 2019 National Taxpayer Advocate Report

Recently, the 2019 National Taxpayer Advocate Annual Report to Congress and the 2020 Purple Book were released. The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization that works inside of the IRS to ensure fairness and that taxpayers understand their rights. The reports from the Taxpayer Advocate Service show what concerns and focus areas this…

Tax Season 2020 for Expats

Tax Season 2020 Begins January 27th

This week, the IRS announced the start date for tax season 2020: January 27th. That means you can’t file your return until January 27th, but you can make sure you’re ready beforehand. Here’s how expats can prepare this season. Documents for Tax Season 2020 If you’re an American living abroad, you can start getting all…

How the IRS Finds Expats with Late Taxes

How the IRS Can Find You if Your Taxes Are Delinquent

If you’re an American living abroad who hasn’t filed taxes since you relocated, you may be surprised to hear that you are considered by the IRS to be delinquent regarding your tax-filing obligations. Many Americans don’t realize that their citizenship means a lifelong tax-filing requirement to the US government, regardless of their location. Worse yet,…