Expatriate Tax Preparer and the Bona Fide Residence Test

Qualifying as a Bona Fide Resident Can Save You Money on Expat Taxes!

Anyone planning on being their own expatriate tax preparer needs to know about the bona fide residence test. The bona fide residence test is used to determine whether you meet the eligibility requirements for certain tax deductions. The most significant deduction it will qualify you for is the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. The bona fide […]

Bona Fide Residence Test Errors

Five Common Mistakes Expats Make With the Bona Fide Residence Test

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE) is a money-saving deduction that many expats can qualify for. In order to do so, you have to use either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test. The bona fide residence test usually seems straightforward at first glance. Unfortunately, like so many expat tax-related issues, it’s […]

Expat Tax Advice: Should US Expats File Federal Tax Returns?

In this brief video, Greenback Expat Tax Services President and CEO David McKeegan addresses a question that many American expats ask: “Do I need to file a federal tax return?” Hi everybody. I’m David McKeegan from Greenback Expat Tax Services. Today, I wanted to answer a question that we get all the time. The question […]