Taxes for Expats – The US – Australia Tax Treaty

Taxes for Expats - The US - Australia Tax Treaty

The US – Australia tax treaty was signed in 1982, with an additional protocol added in 2001. The purpose of the treaty is to prevent double taxation for Americans living in Australia and Australians living in the US, however it doesn’t prevent US citizens living in Australia from having to file US taxes. US taxes for expats in […]

A US Tax Filing Guide for American Military Contractors Abroad

A US Tax Filing Guide for American Military Contractors Abroad

Thousands of Americans work as military contractors supporting US armed forces in combat zones abroad. As American citizens, American military contractors are still required to file US taxes on their global income, wherever in the world they are working. In this article we look at US tax filing rules for American military contractors working abroad. […]

Foreign Source or US Source Income – A Guide for Expats

Foreign Source or US Source Income - A Guide for Expats

American expats have to differentiate between US and foreign source income when they file their US taxes. All Americans, including Americans living abroad, have to file US taxes, due to the fact that the US taxes based on citizenship. American expats also have to report their foreign registered businesses, and financial (i.e. bank and investment) accounts and […]

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 […]