Tax for US Citizens Living Abroad

The New Deferred Compensation Compliance Campaign and Tax for US Citizens Living Abroad

If you don’t keep up with IRS news these days, that’s okay, because Greenback is keeping track of it for you. This past year, the IRS shifted its focus pretty vigorously towards compliance and tax for US citizens living abroad. And recently, the IRS launched six new compliance campaigns. These campaigns give us insight into […]

Americans Abroad and IRS Compliance Campaigns

New IRS Compliance Campaign: High Income Non-filers and Americans Abroad

Calling all Americans abroad! The new compliance campaigns that the IRS has launched in recent months are unquestionably aimed toward one group in particular: Americans abroad who haven’t filed their taxes. So, we’re going through the campaigns one by one to get expats the information they need in order to prepare in advance. Read on […]

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 […]

IRS Compliance Campaigns: Post OVDP

New IRS Compliance Campaign: Post OVDP Compliance

The IRS’ six new compliance campaigns aim to crack down on noncompliance for American taxpayers – specifically expats. One of the latest campaigns will be seeking out those who are noncompliant in the aftermath of the termination of the OVDP (Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program). What Was the OVDP? The OVDP was an amnesty program offered […]