Our Free US Expat Tax Guides

Every expat has a unique situation and we understand that you don't have time to sift through information that isn't relevant to you. That’s why we created comprehensive US expat tax guides that address your specific needs (and they are free!).

Each guide is jam-packed with helpful tips on saving money on your US taxes through deductions, exclusions and credits, how to qualify as a US expat, your filing requirements and a whole lot more!

25 Things to Know About US Expat Taxes

As an expat it’s not always easy to know exactly how to follow the guidelines for filing your US expat taxes. This ebook will teach you 25 important expat tax fundamentals to increase your knowledge, and make you a tax savvy expat! There are also tips that will help you to save the most money using expat deductions, exclusions and credits. Rev up your tax season with this comprehensive guide, and let Greenback give you the knowledge you need to have a great tax season.

12 Things Expats Need to Know if They’re Behind on Taxes

If you’re behind on your expat taxes, don’t panic! We have a guide just for you. Catching up on expat taxes can feel complicated and overwhelming, but our guide will help you determine the next steps you should take to become compliant.

The Expat’s Guide to US Tax Deadlines + Extensions

The April 15 deadline is infamous for American taxpayers, but keeping track of deadlines and extensions can be especially tricky for expats since you are typically dealing with two sets of deadlines, extensions, and tax-governing agencies. To help with keeping track of the American expat tax deadlines and extensions, we’ve compiled a guide with all the information you’ll need to ensure you stay on schedule.

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The Go-To Tax Guide for Americans in France

Filing US taxes in a foreign country can get complicated quickly. Expats who reside in France may be due refunds from the IRS. And even those who aren’t may benefit from the Foreign Tax Credit carryover in the future! Greenback’s accountants have compiled the most up-to-date information, including all the latest changes to expat taxes in France.

Document Checklist Guide

Whether you already filed your US expat income tax return or are just getting started, keeping important tax documents in good order is always a good idea. We’ve created this guide to help introduce you to the specific documents needed to help you get started on this year’s filing. And of course, this checklist will be helpful as you put together your files in preparation for next year!

Expat Guide to Tax Fairness Act

The Expat Guide to the Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act

Getting the attention of lawmakers has long been a struggle for American expats. Though there are over nine million expats currently living abroad, their votes are dispersed across the US and their interests have not been prioritized, to say the least. And the proposed Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act is  huge news for the expat community and could have big implications. We’ve compiled the information you need to know about the bill and how it could impact you and other Americans abroad.

Complete Guide to Real Estate

The Complete Guide to Real Estate Investment For Expats

Moving abroad is a complicated endeavor and a hectic one at that. One of the more complicated aspects of moving abroad can be buying, selling, and investing in real estate while overseas. This guide helps you better understand the process and make sense of a nerve-wracking endeavor. Read it to learn about the tax implications of buying and selling foreign property, the ramifications of the associated gains and losses, tips for investors, and suggestions for foreigners interested in buying US property.

Living in the United Kingdom: Complete Guide to Taxes for US Expats

From deadlines to residency, life looks a little different in the UK. Find out everything from how residency is determined and exactly what domicile means, to whether or not a Qualifying Recognized Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) is a savvy pension choice for expats! Everything you need to know in order to navigate US and UK taxes is in this guide, including a handy income tax rate cheat sheet!