2019 E-filing Shutdown Myths

2019 Tax Season Myths Busted

Rumors have been swirling about the state of the IRS since the government shutdown, including how the tax season would hypothetically be affected by a potential impending e-filing shutdown. Don’t be fooled! We have the facts for expats straight from our experts, many of whom are expats themselves. The Myths Some news outlets are reporting […]

Expat News Update: IRS Announces New Voluntary Disclosure Program

This past September, the IRS terminated the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, stating that the program had fulfilled its potential, having been open for a decade (although revised periodically) and being used by over 56,000 taxpayers. However, the IRS just announced that they are initiating a new iteration of the program with modified rules. Find out […]

The National Taxpayer Advocate’s Report: 2018 Filing Season Review and 2019 Objectives

The National Taxpayer Advocate’s Report is published biennially by the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), an independently run organization that serves as a type of watchdog for IRS performance. The mid-year report addressed the ethical issue of confiscating passports based on tax non-compliance, a matter of great importance to expats around the world. The newly released […]