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Tax guide for Americans in China

Posted on June 19th, 2018
Tax guide for Americans in China

Wherever you live in the world, you are obligated to file a US expat tax return with the IRS reporting your worldwide income. Along with the regular US expat tax return for income, many individuals are required to submit a report disclosing assets in foreign bank and financial accounts or FBAR, by using FinCEN Form… Read More »

“5 Things US Expats Should Know about Excluding Foreign Earned Income from US Taxes:”

Posted on June 4th, 2018
“5 Things US Expats Should Know about Excluding Foreign Earned Income from US Taxes:”

A US citizen living and working abroad can use the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion as a shield against US taxes. Here is how to maximize the value of the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE) in 2018. Qualifying for FEIE An individual able to establish that his or her “tax home” is outside of the U.S.… Read More »

Tax Tips for Foreign Taxpayers, FBAR , FATCA (Form 8938)

Posted on March 15th, 2018
Tax Tips for Foreign Taxpayers, FBAR , FATCA (Form 8938)

If you are living or working outside the United States, you generally must file and pay your tax in the same way as people living in the U.S. This includes people with dual citizenship. In addition, U.S. taxpayers with foreign accounts exceeding certain thresholds may be required to file Form FinCen114, known as the “FBAR”… Read More »

Tax Guide for US Expats Living in Costa Rica

Posted on January 18th, 2018
Tax Guide for US Expats Living in Costa Rica

Wherever you live in the world, you are obligated to file a US expat tax return with the IRS reporting your worldwide income. Along with the regular US expat tax return for income, many individuals are also required to submit a report disclosing assets in foreign bank and financial accounts or FBAR, by using FinCEN… Read More »

Tax Guide for Americans in Spain

Posted on January 5th, 2018
Tax Guide for Americans in Spain

Wherever you live in the world, you are obligated to file a tax return with the IRS, reporting your worldwide income. Along with the regular tax return for income, many individuals are also required to submit a report disclosing assets in foreign bank and financial accounts by using FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR).  What about tax… Read More »

Tax Guide for Americans in Mexico

Posted on January 4th, 2018
Tax Guide for Americans in Mexico

Wherever you live in the world, you are obligated to file a tax return with the IRS, reporting your worldwide income. Along with the regular tax return for income, many individuals are also required to submit a report disclosing assets in foreign bank and financial accounts by using FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR). But what about… Read More »

Tax Guide for US Expats Living in Canada

Posted on January 3rd, 2018
Tax Guide for US Expats Living in Canada

Wherever you live in the world, you are obligated to file a tax return with the IRS reporting your income. Along with the regular tax return for income, many individuals are required to submit a report disclosing assets in foreign bank and financial accounts by using FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR). What about tax returns for… Read More »

Tax Guide for Americans in France

Posted on January 2nd, 2018
Tax Guide for Americans in France

Where ever you live in the world, you are obligated to file a tax return with the IRS, reporting your worldwide income. Along with the regular tax return for income, many individuals are required to submit a report disclosing assets in foreign bank and financial accounts by using FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR). But what about tax… Read More »

What is the Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) or FinCEN Form 114?

Posted on December 28th, 2017
What is the Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) or FinCEN Form 114?

  In today’s worldwide economy, it is commonplace for U.S. taxpayers to have financial accounts (banking, pension, investment, etc.) located outside of the U.S. They may be surprised to know that just by keeping money in a foreign account you might have to file a special form with FinCEN, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes… Read More »

Tax Guide for Americans in the UK

Posted on December 14th, 2017
Tax Guide for Americans in the UK

Wherever you live in the world, you are obligated to file a tax return with the IRS reporting your worldwide income. Along with the regular tax return for income, many individuals are also required to submit a report disclosing assets in foreign bank and financial accounts by using FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR). However, what about… Read More »