FEIE: Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion is an IRS exemption that expats can claim when they file their federal tax return that allows them to exclude the first around $107,000 of their earned income from US taxation.

Foreign Earned Income Exclusion News

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion can only be used to exclude earned income. Expats must also meet IRS criteria to prove that they live abroad. Whether it’s the best exemption to claim depends on each expat’s circumstances. Find out more here.

Taxes for US Expats – What Income is Foreign Earned?

expat with foreign earned income

American expats are still required to file US taxes from abroad. This is because the US taxes based on citizenship, rather than on residence like most other countries. While the tax treaties that the US has with around 100 other countries don’t alleviate expats from having to pay US taxes, the IRS has put in […]

Student Loans Overseas: Student Debt Strategies for Expats

US taxpayer living abroad researches how to repay her student loans overseas on a computer.

Embarking on an international adventure and becoming an expat, whether temporarily or permanently, involves saying goodbye to many aspects of your old life. If you’re one of the 43.6 million Americans who currently hold student debt, you’ll likely wonder whether moving abroad also means leaving behind student loans.  There’s a lot to consider when transitioning […]