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A Guide to Working Remotely for Americans Abroad

Guide to Working Remotely for Americans Abroad

Millions of Americans living abroad have been forced to work remotely this year. Some were already living abroad, others have found themselves stranded abroad, while others still moved abroad to sit out the pandemic. With countries including Barbados, Bermuda, Estonia and Georgia offering new and attractive remote working visas, and the global transition to remote […]

An American Expat Guide to Voting from Abroad in 2020

An American Expat Guide to Voting from Abroad in 2020

Election year! The US presidential election taking place on November 3rd 2020 may be the strangest election in living memory, happening against a backdrop of domestic social unrest and a global pandemic. Can Americans living abroad vote though? With over 9 million Americans living abroad, will expats’ votes make a difference? How can expats register […]

Election 2020: Democrat and Republican Tax Plans for Expats

Election 2020: Democrat and Republican Tax Plans for Expats

The 2020 US Presidential Election has been overshadowed by the Coronavirus Pandemic this year, with campaigning limited compared to normal, so far at least. Taxes form an important aspect of both the Republican and Democratic party policy platforms. This year, the Democrats’ tax plans are relatively radical. In this article we look at what changes […]

2020 US Presidential Election Voting FAQs for Expats

2020 US Presidential Election Voting FAQs for Expats

The 2020 US Presidential Election takes place in one of the most unusual political, social, and economic climates for decades. 2020 has seen the US along with many other countries locked down for months on end, impacting many Americans’ jobs and finances. In this article we answer questions expats have about the 2020 US presidential […]

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 […]