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  • FBAR

    $100
    up to 5 accounts and $50 for each additional 5 accounts

    The Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR or FinCEN Form 114) must be filed by individuals who have $10,000 or more in foreign bank accounts at any point during the year.

    INCLUDES:
    • FinCEN Form 114
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  • Federal Tax Return

    $485

    If you earned income while living abroad, you’ll need to file a Federal Tax Return. We’ve built out this special package to ensure it includes everything you might need in one flat fee with no surprises.

    INCLUDES ALL STANDARD EXPAT FORMS:
    • Form 1040
    • Standard Schedule: A-E

    • Form 2555
    • Standard Schedule: Up to 3 schedule K-1s

    • Form 1116
    • Standard Schedule: Up to 20 bank and brokerage transactions

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  • Streamlined

    $1,450

    We’ve created this special Streamlined Filing Package for US expats with a flat fee to save you money and make getting caught up on the last three years as hassle-free as possible!

    INCLUDES:
    • 3 years of delinquent Federal Tax Returns
    • 6 years of FBARS (up to 5 accounts per FBAR form and $50 for each additional 5 accounts)
    • Help with Form 14653 to certify tax delinquency was non-willful
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    Other Services We Offer

    State Tax Returns $155 USD
    Late Tax Return Preparation $485 USD
    FATCA Reporting $100+ USD
    Small Business Tax Return $585 USD
    UK Self-Assessment Tax Return $500+ VAT
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    Additional Schedule C $100 USD - Sole Proprietor
    Additional Schedule D $100 USD - for up to 20 transactions
    Additional Schedule E $75 USD - (income or loss from rental real estate, royalties, partnerships, S corporations, estates, trusts, and residual interests in REMICs)
    Schedule F $115 USD - Profit or Loss from Farming
    Schedule K-1 $60 USD - each additional after the 3 included in the base price
    Treaty Based Return Position Disclosure – Form 8833 $85 USD
    Federal Tax Return Review (reviewing self-prepared return and checking for issues) $300 USD
    State Tax Return Review (reviewing self-prepared return and checking for issues) $300 USD
    Amended Tax Returns $485 USD
    Consultations $250 USD
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    What Makes Us Unique

    • Our CPAs

      Each of our accountants brings a wealth of proven professional experience to the team. We know that what our customers value most is having expat-expert accountants in charge of their US expat taxes, and we rise above the competition in that regard, hands down.

    • Our Approach

      We are able to make the process of filing taxes fast and easy by providing our customers with an online system for sharing documents. We don’t make our customers do all the financial calculations (as many firms do!) and we explain taxes in simple terms wherever humanly possible.

    • Our Flat Fees

      We make it easy for you to choose to work with us, as we don’t expect you to take on all the risk and confusion of a convoluted pricing structure. What you see is what you get: flat fees!

    • Our Experience

      We have clients in 217 countries and territories…and growing! We are proud of our extensive experience in providing US expat tax services to clients all over the world and look forward to working with you.

    • Our Data Securty Standards

      In sharing documents, we use the highest level of security available (256-bit encryption, which is what most banks use) to ensure that all documents remain confidential and secure.

    • Our Service

      At Greenback, fast, accurate tax preparation is just the beginning. Our accountants won't rest until we've secured every possible tax savings and answered every one of your questions. We go the extra mile to make your experience with us exceptional.

    Pricing & Billing FAQ

    • How can I pay for my US expat tax services?

      We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diner’s Club or JCB for payment. In cases where that is absolutely not possible, you can also wire money directly to us, but there is an additional $25 charge for the incoming wire transfer. If you need to pay via wire transfer, email us at [email protected] We do not accept paper checks.

    • What deadlines do US expats need to know?

      Expatriates must be aware of the following deadlines for their US expat tax return.

      April 15th:

      US filing deadline and the date that tax payments are due, even for expats. *Due to Covid-19, the IRS changed the April 15th deadline to May 17th for 2021

      June 15th:

      US expats receive an automatic extension until June 15th to file their US taxes; note that taxes are due on April 15th, and interest (but no penalties) will be applied if taxes are not paid by April 15th. Penalties will apply if taxes are not paid by June 15th. The 15th is also the FBAR deadline for US expats; however, there is an automatic extension until the October 15th deadline.

      October 15th:

      Final deadline for expat tax returns for those who have filed for an extension. This is also the final deadline for filing an FBAR.

      Please Note: The US Federal tax return extension is an extension of time to file and not an extension of time to pay any tax due to the IRS. If you owe tax to the US, your interest will start accruing from the first tax deadline – April 15th. Additionally, if you do not request an extension and do not file, a late payment penalty of 5% may be assessed each month until the tax is paid.

      Learn more about deadlines and extensions in our blog.

    • When do I have to pay for my Greenback services?

      When we prepare your returns, we want you to be 100% satisfied before you pay anything! As such, there is nothing due up front. Instead, your invoice will be sent after your return has been drafted. This gives you the chance to work with our system, our process, your accountant, and be completely satisfied with all these things before you have to address your invoice. We generate the invoice when the draft return has been uploaded to your secure file, and we ask that you pay the invoice within 5 business days. Once you have approved your draft return and paid the invoice, your final tax return will be uploaded to your secure file. If we are able to e-file your return, we will do so, but if we are unable to e-file, you will need to print, sign, and mail in your tax return.

    • Who are your accountants?

      All of our accountants are US CPAs or IRS Enrolled Agents who have extensive and specific experience with expatriate taxation. You will work only with your assigned Greenback accountant throughout the process (i.e., we don’t pass off your information to other associates to handle the data or tax work – we don’t believe that is secure or results in the best quality work).

      You can view our entire team to better understand their backgrounds and experience here.

    • Who will actually prepare my US expat tax return?

      You will be assigned an accountant (either a CPA or an IRS Enrolled Agent) upon registering with Greenback Expat Tax Services, and this accountant will prepare your tax return for you. Your accountant will take the time to get to you know you and your specific situation, answer any questions you have, and be on hand the following year to keep you compliant with your US filing requirements. The work of preparing your tax return is not outsourced!

    • Why should I choose Greenback over other US expat tax preparation providers?

      Although there are many tax preparation firms available, we pride ourselves in offering a service that is a cut above the rest. All of our accountants are US CPAs or IRS Enrolled Agents with extensive and specific experience with expatriate taxation. Your accountant will work with you to prepare your return and answer any questions you have before, during, and after your return has been prepared. We offer a customer portal – the Greenback Tax Companion – that was built 100% by customer feedback. We do our best to make the US expat tax filing process as simple as possible for you, starting with not making you do all of the calculations or fill out endless forms. Finally, we believe in honest, transparent, flat-fee pricing. All our prices are listed openly for you to review and understand before you engage with us.

      But don’t take our word for it! We invite you to read what our current customers have to say about why they love working with us!