Bright!Tax is a leading provider of expat tax services to the estimated 9 million Americans living abroad. We are uniquely qualified to provide advice on all aspects of expatriate taxation. The videos below provide an introduction to some of the most frequently asked about areas of US expat taxes.
Our US expat taxes overview video includes deadlines, filing thresholds, FBAR (Foreign Bank Account Report), FATCA (Foreign Asset Tax Compliance Act), the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, and the Foreign Tax Credit.
Everything you need to know about the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, the primary mechanism allowing Americans living abroad avoid paying tax on qualifying foreign earned income.
The Foreign Bank Account Report, or FBAR, is a reporting requirement for Americans with qualifying financial accounts (including bank accounts) abroad. Watch our video to find out more.
The Foreign Tax Credit is a mechanism that allows Americans who live and pay tax abroad not to pay tax on the same income to the IRS. Watch our video to find out more.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act obliges US expats to declare their foreign assets if their value exceeds $200,000 (per person). It also obliges foreign banks to pass their US account holders’ details to the IRS. Watch our video to find out more.
The IRS Streamlined Procedure is an amnesty program that offers expats who aren’t up to date with their tax filing a penalty-free path to compliance. Watch our video to learn more.
Find out all about the most important US expat tax filing dates, including FinCEN form 114, or FBAR (the Foreign Bank Account Report).
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