Steps for the Streamlined Filing Procedures

Steps to Prepare for the Streamlined Filing Procedures

If you’re an American living abroad who is filing US taxes late, meet your favorite IRS amnesty program: the Streamlined Filing Procedures. These procedures help US expats get caught up on 3+ years of taxes without paying penalties! Learn about the steps to prepare for the Streamlined Filing Procedures. Introduction to Streamlined Filing Procedures The […]

Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Ends

The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Ends Sept 28th: Five Things Expats Need to Know

The IRS announced in March that they would close the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) this week. Amnesty programs like the OVDP affect expats specifically since so many expats are unaware of their obligation to file. What should expats know in advance of this deadline? Read on for the details. The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program […]

OVDP Closure and US Tax Returns

The OVDP is Closing Soon: Potential Ramifications for Expats Behind on US Tax Returns

We’re a week away from the OVDP (Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program) closure, September 28th, 2018. If you’re a taxpayer who isn’t up to date on your US tax returns, there’s no better time than now to talk to a tax practitioner about getting into compliance. The consequences expats face for noncompliance are no laughing matter, […]

Getting Caught Up on US Expat Taxes

Top 15 Things to Know About Getting Caught Up On US Expat Taxes

There are many intricacies involved in US expat taxes of which expats should be aware. If you didn’t realize you had filing obligations and have found yourself behind, don’t fret! We’ve created a guide to help you navigate how to get caught up on your late taxes. 1. Understand Filing Obligations. With US expat taxes, the […]

Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Ends September 28

The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) Ends September 28, 2018: Three Ways You Can Prepare

You may remember that, roughly six months ago, the IRS announced its intention to terminate the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program originally launched in 2009, and since then 56,000+ taxpayers used the program to comply with tax laws. September 28, 2018, is the closure date for this amnesty program, which […]