Everything Expats Moving Back to the US Need to Know About US Expat Taxes in 2020

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Are you an American Expat Moving Back to the US? Find Out All the Facts You Need to Know for a Smooth Tax Transition!

If you’re an expat who has been living abroad but is ready to come back to the US, this guide is for you. We’ve compiled best practices and tips about how to make the transition as smooth as possible, tax-wise. Aside from cultural and political changes that have occurred since you left, you might feel a new kind of homesickness for your travels abroad. On the bright side, your tax situation is about to get a lot less complicated, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you should do to prepare. Check out the guide compiled by Greenback’s expat-specialist accountants – many of whom have been or currently are expats themselves.

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What You Will Learn

1

Which moving expenses you can deduct-and which you cannot.

2

Tax Tips for managing foreign investments upon your return.

3

How to navigate real estate (like the sale of foreign rental property) and which gains need to be reported.

4

Ideas for how to alleviate the financial burden of the social security payments you made to the foreign country.

5

How to handle US residency requirements.

6

What to do before you move to minimize your tax bill.

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