Weekly Expat Tax News Roundup

What a big news week for American expats! As always, and we’ve searched high and low to bring you the biggest expat news from around the globe. This week’s roundup covers birthright citizenship, the IRS e-filing shutdown, preparations for year-end tax planning, the expat turnout from this past week’s midterm elections, and more!

Expat Tax News Trending Worldwide

Some of the biggest news from the week also has some of the biggest potential to impact American expats: birthright citizenship, international compliance campaigns, and the IRS’ proposed regulations on Section 956. Chances are you’ve heard a thing or two about these topics recently. Find out the latest and how they may affect US expats here.

Help Filing Taxes Late

Missed the October 15th deadline? Or haven’t filed taxes in years? Here’s what you should know about filing taxes late, including the consequences. Need help with filing your taxes? Get started today.

Reminder for Late Filers: E-Filing Shutting Down

If you’ve been planning on electronically filing your US expat tax return, take note of the IRS e-filing shutdown on November 17th, 2018. Find out who this will affect and for how long here.

Year-End Tax Planning Tips

With the year drawing to a close, now is the perfect time to ensure your finances are in great shape. If you’re a US expat living and working overseas, look into these important tips and tricks to optimize your tax position.

Americans Living in Japan

If you’re one of the more than 55,000 American expats living and working in Japan you are enjoying the traditional side of Japanese culture while being blown away by the speed at which Japanese technology is evolving. As you get acquainted with your new home, be sure to check out these tax guidelines to better understand your specific tax obligations.

US Midterm Elections

American expats came out in full force for this year’s midterm elections! It’s been reported that an unprecedented number of Americans living outside the US requested ballots, up seven times over the last midterm election in 2014. With online voter registration easier than ever, this is the chance for expats to impact this and future elections.

Thank you so much Jason! We’re thrilled to make your expat taxes a hassle-free experience.

Tell a Friend and Get Rewarded

If Greenback is your go-to resource for everything expat tax related, let your friends know about your experience! For every friend that completes a Federal Tax Return, we’ll give you a $25 credit to your next tax prep services, so refer your friends today.

How can we Help You?

Whether you have questions or comments, or just need some motivation to get started, we love to hear from our expat community! Each expatriate tax accountant at Greenback specializes in expat taxes, so contact us today, and we can get you headed in the right direction.