Good News For Expats At Last

The Streamlined Procedure is an IRS amnesty program that allows expats who are behind with their US tax filing to catch up without facing any penalties or fines. Don’t delay though, as the program is only available if the IRS hasn’t contacted you first.

An Excellent Opportunity to Catch Up

Under the Streamlined Procedure rules, expats must file the last three years of federal tax returns, and the last six Foreign Bank Account Reports (as applicable). To find out more, visit here.

Will the IRS Streamlined Procedure for US Expats be Revoked?

Will the IRS Streamlined Procedure for US Expats be Revoked?

For decades, US expats lived in peace, beyond the reach of the American tax system, despite being theoretically obligated to file US taxes on their worldwide income from abroad by American’s citizenship based taxation regime. Then came FATCA, the 2010 Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. Designed to address tax evasion in the wake of the […]

What To Do If You’ve Never Filed US Taxes

What To Do If You’ve Never Filed US Taxes

All Americans who earn over $10,000 (or just $400 of self-employment income) have to file a US tax return every year, wherever in the world they live or earn. Many Americans living abroad aren’t aware of this though, so they aren’t up to date with their tax filing. Thankfully, for American expats who haven’t filed […]