American Digital Nomads and Taxes

All Americans are required to file US taxes, even if they live abroad. Tax treaties don’t mitigate this requirement, however there are a number of exemptions that American Digital Nomad can claim that, for most people, stop them having to pay any US taxes, although they still have to file.

US Tax Information for Digital Nomads

Tax planning is essential for American Digital Nomads to minimize their US (and foreign) tax liability. We recommend that Digital Nomads contact a US expat tax specialist to ensure that they’re not just compliant but best placed to achieve their financial goals, too.

US Taxes for American Digital Nomads – A Guide

US Taxes for American Digital Nomads – A Guide

Digital Nomads are a new breed of American hero, roaming the world while working remotely. The Nomad lifestyle allows Americans to explore far off lands and cultures without taking time off work, and it can also offer tax advantages, as well as providing an opportunity to live cheaply and save money. Understanding US tax rules is an […]

Best Expat Digital Nomad Blogs in 2019

Best Expat Digital Nomad Blogs in 2019

The new generation of Digital Nomads are enjoying visiting and living in exotic locations around the world in 2019 while working remotely, often in a freelance or entrepreneurial capacity. American Digital Nomads however are still required to file US taxes on their worldwide income, wherever in the world they may reside. This is because the […]

Treasury Eases GILTI Tax Burden for US Expat Small Business Owners

Treasury Eases GILTI Tax Burden for US Expat Small Business Owners

Breaking News: Expat small business owners were celebrating today as the Treasury announced relief for individual American owners of foreign registered corporations from the new GILTI tax introduced in the Trump Tax reform. Deep within 177 pages of Proposed Regulations released by the Treasury on March 4th 2019 dealing with the application of changes made under […]

New Form 1040 in 2019 – Everything Expats Need to Know

New Form 1040 in 2019 – Everything Expats Need to Know

Living abroad is the opportunity of a lifetime, however it can be slightly marred for American expats because they are required to continue filing a US tax return from overseas, reporting their worldwide income.   Expats filing in 2019 however will find that form 1040 is new, for the first time in decades. Will new […]

Do US Expat Entrepreneurs Pay Self-Employment Taxes?

Do US Expat Entrepreneurs Pay Self-Employment Taxes?

Expats are the new pioneers, forging out into the unknown on a journey of discovery and unforeseen opportunity. The desire for and ability to not just survive but thrive in new environments makes expats well suited to being entrepreneurs, explaining why millions of American expats choose to start their own business.   Americans are more […]

How Digital Nomads can Catch Up with their US Expat Taxes

How Digital Nomads can Catch Up with their US Expat Taxes

Digital Nomads are expats who take advantage of the global proliferation of fast internet to roam the world while working remotely, often hopping from one exotic hotspot to another rather than settling in one place (although some do choose to stop in one place like regular expats). Digital Nomads often work for a US employer, […]