What Expats Can Expect From Tax Reform 2.0
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Tax Reform 2.0: What Should Expats Know About the Proposed Changes?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed last December, and the ramifications on many American taxpayers have been huge. But an addition to this reform is now underway, and last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that the second stage of tax reform legislation will be ready for a vote sometime this month. The […]

SIPP Taxation: US Expat in the UK
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SIPP Taxation: A Guide for the US Expat in the UK

Because the US has a citizenship-based taxation system, income earned abroad is subject to federal taxation regardless of the income source. Then again, earnings on certain qualified US retirement funds receive preferential tax treatment; so, the question naturally arises: do any foreign retirement funds get special treatment in US taxes? If you’re a US expat […]

Treatment of Foreign Pensions When It Comes to US Taxation
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Treatment of Foreign Pensions When It Comes to US Taxation

Understanding foreign pensions can be difficult, especially when you already have to navigate the often-complicated US taxation process while living abroad! Whether you’re planning to retire overseas or move back to the US eventually, you should be aware of some things regarding your foreign pension. In fact, Jacqueline Bugnion, former director of American Citizens Abroad, […]

Impact of Buying and Selling Property on US Expat Taxes
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US Expat Taxes: Buying and Selling Real Estate Abroad

Moving abroad is a stressful process by itself, which is only multiplied when you throw in the consideration of purchasing property abroad and its impact on your US expat taxes.  So many issues surround the ownership of foreign property, including market conditions, foreign mortgages, exchange rates, new cultures and even different legal structures. As you may […]