US Citizens Living in the UK: A Simple US Tax Guide

US Citizens Living in the UK Blog Node

The UK is the home of famous landmarks such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and Tower Bridge. And according to data by Statista, it’s also home to over 166,000 Americans. Life in the UK has many benefits, such as easy access to nearby European countries and universal healthcare. But as excited as you might be […]

What Is the Bona Fide Residence Test for US Expats? 

Bona Fide Residence Test

Let’s face it, Americans don’t have the best relationship with taxes and the IRS. According to a CBS News/YouGov survey, over 60% of Americans believe they’re paying more than their fair share on their US tax return.  Taxes are a particularly annoying issue as Americans still have to declare their income to the IRS wherever […]

How to Use IRS Exchange Rates for Your Tax Return

IRS Exchange Rates

Regardless of where they live, American expats have to declare their worldwide income and file their US tax returns each year. That’s because the US is one of the few countries in the world that applies citizenship-based taxation.  However, here’s where things get a bit tricky. Since US expats have to declare their income and […]

An unofficial roadmap: Make the right moves when moving abroad.

Planning a Move Abroad

Are you fostering a (not-so-secret) love affair with travel? Have you considered taking this relationship to the next level by finding a permanent or semi-permanent home overseas? You and everyone else, apparently! The data is not shy in painting a clear picture – a record number of Americans are considering a move abroad. Between May […]