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FBAR Penalties for Expats – Get Caught up Now

One of the first things an expat may do once they move abroad is secure a foreign bank account. However, when tax ...

Filing Late FBARS as an American Abroad

Are you in the process of filing lates FBARs as an American abroad? The FBAR is the Foreign Bank Account Report by ...

US Taxes for Digital Nomads: A Guide

How does US taxes for digital nomads come into play? No matter where you are in the world, having US citizenship places ...
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The FATCA for Americans Abroad

We talk about US taxes a lot here, but did you know reporting your foreign assets to the US government is just ...

8 Things to Know about Social Security for Americans Abroad

US Social Security is a federal program set up by the Social Security Administration that provides benefits for unemployed, disabled, or pensioned people within ...

How to File for the December 15 US Tax Extension in 2021

If you are an American living abroad and the thought of filing your US tax return for the October 15 deadline concerns ...

Does My Foreign Spouse Have to Pay US Taxes?

Are you an American living abroad and married, wondering whether your foreign spouse must file or pay US taxes? The truth is, ...
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Do I Need to File an FBAR?

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Filing Late FBARS as an American Abroad

Are you in the process of filing lates FBARs as an American abroad? The FBAR is the Foreign Bank Account Report by FinCen - the Financial Crimes Enforcement ...

The Streamlined Procedure for Expats – Catch up on US Taxes

The Streamlined Procedure for Expats – Catch up on Tax Returns Do you need to catch up on your tax returns? The Streamlined Procedure for expats can help ...

Missed the Expat Tax Deadline? Here’s What to Do

Have you missed the expat tax deadline or forgot to file an extension? The general tax filing deadline for Americans and Green Card Holders abroad was on June ...

How to Not Get in Trouble with the IRS

If you are a US citizen living abroad and have not been reporting your US taxes when you should - the IRS has a label for that. It’s ...

Amend Your Streamlined Tax Return as an American Abroad

The Streamlined Procedure was created by the IRS to help Americans abroad become tax compliant - even if they have unfiled tax returns due for many years. It’s ...

Filing Late Taxes as an American Abroad

Filing late US taxes as an American abroad is better than not doing them at all. This is especially so if your adjusted gross income is over the ...

Have Unfiled Tax Returns as a US Expat? Here’s What to Do

Every American abroad is obligated to file US taxes if their gross adjusted income is over the filing threshold. But what if you are just finding out this ...

Filing After IRS Deadline for US Citizens Living Abroad

Expat taxes can be a lot to handle. It is a tax obligation for US citizens abroad to file (and if necessary) pay US taxes every year. For ...

New IRS Compliance Initiative Aimed at US Expatriates

On July 2019, the IRS Large Business and International division (LB&I) announced the approval of six additional compliance campaigns. The one we're concerned about is the US Expat ...
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How to Prevent Denied Passport Because of Debt

Filing and paying US taxes is currently a role that every American living abroad may need to take care of if they reach the tax filing threshold. Want ...

Filing Late FBARS as an American Abroad

Are you in the process of filing lates FBARs as an American abroad? The FBAR is the Foreign Bank Account Report by ...

The Streamlined Procedure for Expats – Catch up on US Taxes

The Streamlined Procedure for Expats – Catch up on Tax Returns Do you need to catch up on your tax returns? The ...

Missed the Expat Tax Deadline? Here’s What to Do

Have you missed the expat tax deadline or forgot to file an extension? The general tax filing deadline for Americans and Green ...

Expat Tax Deadlines

How to File for the December 15 US Tax Extension in 2021

If you are an American living abroad and the thought of filing your US tax return for the October 15 deadline concerns you, you can take a deep ...

Missed the Expat Tax Deadline? Here’s What to Do

Have you missed the expat tax deadline or forgot to file an extension? The general tax filing deadline for Americans and Green Card Holders abroad was on June ...
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June 15 US Tax Filing Deadline for Expats

For 2021, the US tax filing deadline for expats to file is June 15. This deadline is a result of an automatic two-month extension that the IRS provides ...
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May 17 US Tax Payment Deadline for Expats

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the US government extended the US tax payment deadline for expats from April 15 to May 17. That means April 15 - ...
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2021 Tax Deadlines and Extensions for Americans Abroad

Knowing the 2021 expat tax deadlines and extensions is an important step to getting US expat taxes right. With 2020 behind us, and 2021 already bringing in tax ...

2021 Filing Extensions for US Expats

You may ask, what are the filing extensions for US expats? Well, to start - April 15th is the tax deadline for US Americans in the states. But ...

2021 US Tax Extension Deadline for Americans Abroad

Knowing the US tax extension deadline for both filing and paying taxes can easily slip the mind. Especially if you're a US citizen abroad preoccupied with expat life. ...
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Tax Deadline for US Expats – Is It April 15?

Life as an American abroad is exciting, challenging, and for the most part - busy. However, the seemingly small but important things (like remembering the tax deadline) tend ...

How to File for the December 15 US Tax Extension in 2021

If you are an American living abroad and the thought of filing your US tax return for the October 15 deadline concerns ...

Missed the Expat Tax Deadline? Here’s What to Do

Have you missed the expat tax deadline or forgot to file an extension? The general tax filing deadline for Americans and Green ...
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June 15 US Tax Filing Deadline for Expats

For 2021, the US tax filing deadline for expats to file is June 15. This deadline is a result of an automatic ...

Stimulus Checks

How to Claim 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit on US Tax Return

To save as much money as possible on your US expat taxes, you’ll want to know how to claim the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit on your US tax ...
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How to Get Stimulus Payment as a US Expat

The US government has issued three sets of checks between $600-$1,400 to US citizens who fall within certain requirements since 2020. Those who can receive checks includes Americans ...

Third Stimulus Check for Americans Abroad

As of March 11, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law - making the third stimulus check for Americans abroad possible. The American Rescue Plan is ...
Second Stimulus Check for US Expats

Second Stimulus Checks for US Expats

As the pandemic continues, the majority of the first stimulus payments have already been used by Americans worldwide. Then, a second check has been released and talks of ...

Stimulus Payments for US Expats: All The Details

The first US stimulus payments for US expats have been sent out in March 2020 coming from a $2 trillion stimulus bill from the Trump administration. Now, the ...

How to Claim 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit on US Tax Return

To save as much money as possible on your US expat taxes, you’ll want to know how to claim the 2021 Recovery ...
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How to Get Stimulus Payment as a US Expat

The US government has issued three sets of checks between $600-$1,400 to US citizens who fall within certain requirements since 2020. Those ...

Third Stimulus Check for Americans Abroad

As of March 11, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law - making the third stimulus check for Americans abroad ...

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