US expat taxes

5 Tax Forms Every Expat Needs to Know About

Filing US taxes as an American living abroad can be time-consuming, confusing and downright frustrating. But it doesn’t have to be! We believe that ‘knowledge is power.’ The first step to preparing your taxes is gathering your tax documents—then it’s time to complete the forms! But which ones? Here are the 5 most common tax forms US expats need to file.

5 Reasons Not to Stress About Being Behind on US Expat Taxes

If you’re reading this article, you are likely one of the millions of Americans living overseas who didn’t realize that you must file US tax returns each year and you’ve gotten behind.  We understand you may be concerned but we’re here to help you wade through the murky waters of US expat tax compliance! Here are the 5 reasons you don’t need to stress about being behind on your US expat taxes.

 

What do US Expat Taxes, PFIC and FATCA have in common?

American expats living abroad have an opportunity to invest in a wide range of investment vehicles. Specifically, the United Kingdom residents have an access to a variety of tax-free collective investments. US citizens and green card holders who have been advised to acquire foreign mutual funds as a part of their investment strategy should be prepared to deal with harsh US expat tax consequences.

US Expat Taxes and FATCA: To Disclose or Not to Disclose

Back in 2009, the global financial tycoon, UBS, made a payment of $780M to the IRS and forever changed the security of Swiss banking by reporting American Citizens with offshore accounts.  Since then, additional international banks have come forward with information about American Citizens and Green Card Holders maintaining foreign accounts which had not been reported to the Department of Treasury as mandated by

American Expats and Obamacare

What should American expatriates know about Obamacare?

Top 7 Tax Tips for US Expat Taxpayers

This article is merely an overview of an overwhelming amount of US expat tax information. 

US Expat Tax Payer Tip 1

Top 5 Things Americans Living Abroad Need to Know About Their US Expat Taxes

U.S. tax rules are unfortunately particularly complicated.  Special rules apply to Americans living abroad, which can make US expat taxes even more difficult to maneuver!  This article shares our top 5 “must-knows” for Americans living abroad.

#1: All US citizens are required to file a tax return to the US regardless of where in the world they live or work.

US Expats Also Have to Report Foreign Bank Accounts (twice!) each year

Unfortunately, US expatriate tax return reporting requirements baffle even the most seasoned taxpayers. The requirements are constantly changing and in recent years, new asset reporting forms such as the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) and the Statement of Foreign Financial Assets (Form 8938) have been added to the reporting requirements, making it even harder to figure out what needs to be filed and when. This article will explain what you as a U.S.

Event: Free Online American Expat Tax Seminar - 30 May 2012

Diane from www.expatriatetaxreturns.com joined us to answer the most common questions about American expat tax obligations. Watch the full session on YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iwB01F7MOk

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