Nathalie Goldstein, enrolled agent and CEO of MyExpatTaxes, gets a lot of tax questions from US expats in Germany. In this article, she puts together some of the most common ones and gives them an answer – once and for all!
Tax season is coming up, which means many American expats will have to follow their tax duty and file taxes this year. This depends on how much income you make yearly, but another reason for filing US taxes is to be eligible for stimulus checks – a new wave of economic support for American citizens during the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s important to be aware of your tax responsibility as an American abroad because tax laws change every year. With talks ongoing about more stimulus checks and how expats will be impacted, it’s a lot to process. US expats undoubtedly have a lot of questions, so here’s an overview of what you need to know.