US Taxation of Foreign Pensions

US Taxation of Foreign Pensions: What Expats Need to Know

Understanding foreign pensions can be difficult, especially when you already have to navigate the often-complicated US taxation process while living abroad! Whether you’re planning to retire overseas or move back to the US eventually, you should be aware of some things regarding your foreign pension. Foreign Pensions and US Taxation: The Basics With over nine […]

National Taxpayer Advocate Midyear Objectives Report

National Taxpayer Advocate Midyear Objectives Report to Congress

The Office of the National Taxpayer Advocate, an independent organization within the IRS that works to safeguard taxpayer rights, submits semiannual reports to Congress, and the 2019 National Taxpayer Advocate Midyear Objectives Report to Congress is now available. This is one piece of news you don’t want to skip because, historically, the National Taxpayer Advocate […]

2019 Q1 Citizenship Renunciation Totals and US Expatriate's Tax

Citizenship Renunciation and US Expatriate’s Tax in 2019

Check out our summary on the first quarter citizenship renunciation numbers that were recently published in the Federal Register. These numbers are often reflective of several issues that concern expats: taxes, political environment, and more. But typically, one of the top factors is US expatriate’s tax. Let’s take a look at the recent development in […]

Americans Living Abroad Participate in Tax Survey

Democrats Abroad Survey Finds Americans Living Abroad Face Extreme Tax-Paying Difficulties

Earlier this year, Democrats Abroad (an organization dedicated to providing Americans living abroad a Democratic voice in the government and electing Democratic candidates by mobilizing the overseas vote) conducted an in-depth survey of almost ten thousand expats. The results of the survey echoed Greenback’s findings from last year: Expat taxes pose a constant burden and […]

Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act

Breaking News: Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act of 2018

Congressman George Holding, US Representative from North Carolina, has introduced a bill called the “Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act of 2018,” just before the Congressional holiday recess. The bill, also known as H.R. 7358, would exempt foreign income earned by US expats from taxation. This is huge news for all Americans living abroad; let’s […]