US Tax for Expats Filing Late

US Expat Taxes in the News: IRS Offers New Program for Late Filers

IRS Announces Program to Help Americans Resolve Delinquent US Expat Taxes This week, the IRS announced new opportunities for American and dual citizens living overseas to catch up on their US expat taxes. The IRS plan also provides avenues for expats to become compliant with Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (commonly referred to […]

FBAR and American Abroad Tax Concerns

US Expat Taxes in the News: Americans Abroad Fear IRS Penalties

Concern Rises About Prosecution Over US Expat Taxes A recent New York Times article brought attention to some of the worries that seem to be driving Americans living overseas to renounce their US citizenship. “Almost every new tax law sows confusion and dismay, but new U.S. regulations — and much tougher enforcement — are catching some […]

The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, the FBAR, and You (Video) US Expat Taxes Explained

Lessen Penalties for Filing Your FBAR Late Via the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program The US Department of the Treasury requires all expats with financial accounts in foreign banks that total more than $10,000 to file TD Form 90-22.1, commonly referred to as the FBAR form, by June 30 each year. Many expats did not realize […]

Late US Expat Taxes

Yahoo! News and Greenback Discuss Late US Expat Taxes

The IRS recently reopened the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program for individuals who have failed to file their FBAR reports with the US Department of the Treasury.  Being aware of how successful previous disclosure programs have been, the IRS wants individuals to feel comfortable coming forward about their delinquent US expat taxes and foreign bank account […]

Expatriate Tax Services help Late Filers

Behind with Overseas Tax Returns

If you are behind with your overseas tax return, you are not alone. Many American expatriates find themselves behind with their overseas tax returns and assume the worst — high penalties from the IRSor the US Department of Treasury (or both!), interest on underpayment and, in the worst scenarios, potential jail time. What expatriates fail to […]

Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program for Delinquent Filers

IRS Introduces New Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

This article was first published on January 10, 2012. It was updated on June 14, 2013, with information relevant to the 2012 and 2013 tax years. Late FBAR? The IRS Introduces A New Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (the third) The IRS has just opened a new amnesty program, following the success from the previous years’ […]

Filing Your US Expatriate Tax Returns Late

US Expat Taxes Explained: Filing your US Taxes Late – sometimes for multiple years! – and the Implications

This article was first published on June 24, 2011. It was updated on July 10, 2014, with information relevant to the 2013 and 2014 tax years. There are often misconceptions and confusion around expatriate tax returns. There are filing requirements for US expat taxes once a US citizen or Green Card-holder leaves US soil. Because of […]