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). The program also allows expats to retrospectively claim the exemptions mean most expats don’t owe any back taxes, too.

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 […]

The Streamlined Procedure Celebrates Its First Birthday

The Streamlined Procedure Celebrates Its First Birthday

US expat tax. To file or not to file, that is the question. Until around a year ago, many honest, law-abiding US expats felt a real disincentive to file their historic tax returns as a result of pending and serious IRS penalties. Another large group of expats believed that as they didn’t owe taxes in […]