Coronavirus News for US Expats

The 2020 Coronavirus pandemic has affected American expats at least as much as Americans living in the States. Thankfully, the CARES Act is providing financial support for many expats.

Coronavirus is Affecting Expat Taxes Too

Expats also have an extra month to file in 2020, thanks to the filing extension for all Americans announced in March.

HEALS Second Stimulus Check for Expats Announced

HEALS Second Stimulus Check for Expats Announced

This week, the Republicans announced a new stimulus plan called the HEALS (Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools) Act. The plan contains a provision for a second round of stimulus checks. Once again, expats will receive the new checks just like Americans living in the US. The HEALS Act is more modest in scope […]

Second Round of Stimulus Checks Update for Expats

Second Round of Stimulus Checks Update for Expats

Update 7/29/20 – Second Round of Stimulus Checks for Expats Announced – read more here. In May, the House of Representatives passed the HEROES (Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions) Act, a second relief package, following March’s CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act. As with CARES, HEROES contains the provision for a stimulus […]

Can Expats Without a US Bank Account Still Receive a Stimulus Payment?

Can Expats Without a US Bank Account Still Receive a Stimulus Payment

Stimulus Payments for Americans, including expats, were announced as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed on March 27th. The purpose of the Stimulus Payments is to provide financial assistance to Americans impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak. As of Friday May 8th, the IRS had sent 595,548 CARES Act Stimulus Payments to […]

CARES Act Stimulus Payments for Expats Married to a Foreign Spouse

CARES Act Stimulus Payments for Expats Married to a Foreign Spouse

The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act provides a one-time Stimulus Payment to Americans, including expats, based on certain criteria. The payment is intended to help those whose incomes have been affected by the Coronavirus outbreak and the measures implemented by governments to limit its spread. In this article we look at how […]