Start Your Expat Tax Planning With This Handy Document Checklist

Overwhelmed with tax time? Perfectly understandable! Having to sort through and locate tax documents can be quite overwhelming… maybe even downright stressful. Furthermore, as expats, the typical end of year 1099s or W-2s which can help summarize your tax data are not generated by foreign countries. To make this daunting task a little simpler, we’ve […]

2019 E-filing Shutdown Myths

2019 Tax Season Myths Busted

Rumors have been swirling about the state of the IRS since the government shutdown, including how the tax season would hypothetically be affected by a potential impending e-filing shutdown. Don’t be fooled! We have the facts for expats straight from our experts, many of whom are expats themselves. The Myths Some news outlets are reporting […]

2019 Expat Tax FAQs

The new year is underway, and it’s the perfect time to get all your burning questions about expat taxes answered. We’ve compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions about state taxes, federal taxes, interest, penalties, and estimated payments for expats. Will I Need to File a Federal US Tax Return? Almost certainly. All US […]

Expat Tax Planning 101

Perhaps you’ve been offered a fantastic new position overseas. Maybe you’ve decided to move abroad to form an exciting new start-up? Or, you might be off to retire to your dream location in an exotic or historic place. Whatever the reason, it’s important to know that the US still taxes you on your worldwide income, and in […]

Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act

Breaking News: Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act of 2018

Congressman George Holding, US Representative from North Carolina, has introduced a bill called the “Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act of 2018,” just before the Congressional holiday recess. The bill, also known as H.R. 7358, would exempt foreign income earned by US expats from taxation. This is huge news for all Americans living abroad; let’s […]