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 […]

Documents Needed for Streamlined Program

What Documents Do You Need for the Streamlined Program?

Many US expats file their late tax returns and past-due foreign bank account reports (FBARs) through the Streamlined Filing Procedures. This IRS program waives the late-filing penalties for expats who qualify. The streamlined program requires that expats file at least three years of past-due tax returns and at least six years of past-due FBARs. US […]

Findings and Insights From the 2019 US Expat Opinion Survey

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s US Expat Opinion Survey. Now that it’s over and the results have been collected , we want to share some of the most important insights you shared. From government representation to potential changes to the tax laws, take a moment to review this important information in […]