Expat Tax Guide

We understand that U.S. taxes for expats can be complicated. It’s why we put together a simple expat tax guide to filing and staying compliant when you’re abroad, with answers, articles and guidance on what to do and where to start.

Do I need to file U.S. and local taxes as a dual citizen?

Do I need to file U.S. and local taxes as a dual citizen?

Can I file my U.S. taxes remotely with H&R Block?

Can I file my U.S. taxes remotely with H&R Block?

As a citizen working abroad, what are my tax requirements?

As a citizen working abroad, what are my tax requirements?
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Do I need to file U.S. and local taxes as a dual citizen?

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The Global Leader In Expat Tax Preparation

With H&R Block on your side, you can have peace of mind knowing your expat taxes will be filed accurately, and that your information will always be safe and secure. If you're a U.S. citizen living, working or traveling abroad, look to H&R Block Expat Tax Services for the following services:

  • Federal tax preparation and filing
  • State tax return preparation and filing
  • FBAR filing (report of foreign bank and financial accounts)
  • Bringing expats into IRS Compliance
  • Simple and complex tax preparation, including free extension filing
  • Tax consulting and advice
  • Local tax returns in some countries

Prompt, knowledgeable assistance made everything easy!

Sarah W. Germany

Very clear and attentive service.

Kelly W. Sweden

I felt like I was in expert hands for a somewhat complicated return.

Jeanne B. Italy

Prompt, thorough help from my tax preparer.

Eric B. South Korea

Excellent, prompt, and friendly advice and service in complex tax matters.

Christopher P. Austria

Filing Expat Taxes in 5 Easy Steps

Regardless of where you live, H&R Block Expat Tax Services relieves the stress of filing U.S. tax returns and gives you assurance that you're compliant with your U.S. tax filing obligations. There are just 5 easy steps to file:

  1. Register online and complete your tax organizer
  2. We assign your tax advisor and provide a price quote
  3. We prepare your return
  4. Pay for and review the tax return
  5. We file your tax return with the IRS

Our Guarantee

100% Accuracy

We guarantee that your tax return is 100% accurate. Although our expat tax advisors are among the best in the business, they’re human. If your advisor makes an error on your expat taxes, H&R Block will pay all resulting penalties and interest. When you choose H&R Block to prepare your U.S. tax return,  you will have the assurance knowing it will be prepared accurately every year. 

Our Promise

100% Satisfaction

If you're not 100% satisfied with the expat tax preparation service you received from H&R Block, we'll continue to work to make sure you are and do whatever is necessary to make it right. We want to earn your business and referrals to friends, colleagues, and family.


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Ready To Get Started On Your US Tax Return?

We offer 2 convenient ways to prepare your taxes as an expat — let us prepare and file your return using our virtual tax preparation service from anywhere, or if you’re in a country where we have an office, you can meet with a tax professional in person.

Expat Tax Preparation from Anywhere

You can work with one of our expat tax experts from wherever you are, simply fill out the form below to start the process. Next you will have the opportunity to provide more information about your personal tax situation. Or if you’re not quite ready, a link will be emailed to you so you can start at your convenience. And know that protecting your information is important to us. As the largest global tax preparer, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the information you submit to us.