IRS Announces Filing Extension For All Americans Due to Coronavirus

IRS Announces Filing Extension For All Americans Due to Coronavirus

The Coronavirus, or COVID-19, outbreak is currently wreaking havoc around the world, with many countries introducing a total lockdown. Governments around the world are also taking unprecedented measures to help mitigate the economic fallout. As part of these measures, the US government has announced a 90 day tax filing extension this year, so tax day […]

FEIE vs FTC – Which is Best? A Guide for Expats

FEIE vs FTC – Which is Best? A Guide for Expats

American tax rules require all US citizens and green card holders, including expats, to file US taxes on their global income. It’s unusual for expats to have to file: most countries just require residents to file, or just tax income arising in the country. As a result, American expats often have to file two tax […]

How to File FBAR Online – A Guide for Expats

How to File FBAR Online – A Guide for Expats

Many American expats are surprised to learn that they have to report their global income on a US tax return every year, often as well as having to file foreign taxes in their country of residence. They have to file a US return because the US taxes all of its citizens (and green card holders), […]

US Expat Income Tax Filing Requirements

US Expat Income Tax Filing Requirements

Over nine million Americans reside abroad, a greater number than the residents of all but ten US states. Due to a quirk in America’s tax system dating back to the Civil War, American expats are still subject to US income tax filing requirements on their worldwide income. US income tax filing from abroad is different […]