US Employees Working Overseas Tax Implications

US Expat Taxes for US Employees on Foreign Assignments

As the trend for sending employees overseas increases, it’s important for domestic US businesses to understand the full assortment of US expat tax issues that arise for both the employee and the employer. The employer cost of sending an employee abroad can be expensive, when you factor in such items as travel, equalization packages, various […]

Case Study Physical Presence Test

Case Study: Expat Who Didn’t Yet Qualify for the Physical Presence Test

US expats must file tax returns each year, regardless of where they live. Thankfully the IRS created certain credits, deductions, and exclusions to avoid dual taxation. But here’s the catch: you must qualify as an official US expat to take advantage of these! We recently wrote about the differences between the physical presence test and […]

Tax Implications of Natural Disasters and Crisis for US Expats

Tax Implications of Natural Disasters and Crisis for US Expats

With Hurricane Irma impacting some small Caribbean nations, American citizens residing and working may not be aware how natural disasters, displacements and evacuation – particularly one bringing them back home to the US – could affect their ability to claim expat tax benefits. Physical Presence and Income Exclusion When a natural disaster occurs in your country […]

Expat Tax Advice

Expat Tax Advice – Avoid These 5 Mistakes on your US Taxes!

Whether you are new to living abroad or a well-seasoned expat, filing taxes as a US expat is downright challenging, confusing and anxiety provoking. Rest assured, it’s not uncommon for Americans living abroad to make mistakes—but sometimes those mistakes can be costly. Take our expat tax advice to avoid making these 5 errors and tax […]