If you’re an American living Down Under, check out these tax tips to help maximize your U.S. tax situation. Find essential, need-to-know tax advice for Australian U.S. Expats.
You haven’t filed your U.S. taxes in a while... maybe never since you’ve been living abroad. What should you do? Let our tax experts offer some expat tax tips and advice to get you started.
Most U.S. taxpayers must file U.S. tax returns and pay any taxes due by April 15 of the following calendar year. If you’re a U.S. citizen, this rule applies to you even if you’re an expat living and working in another country. However, if you’re an expat the rules for expat tax deadlines are a little different. Let us break it down for you.
If you’re a U.S. expat, you might be able to exclude foreign earned income from U.S. taxes up to for . This exclusion is available only for earned income and doesn’t apply to passive income. Find out what’s included and what’s not.
New rules on financial reporting will affect expats. If you’re an expat who hasn’t been filing returns and FBARs, this could affect you. Find out what the rules are, and how they may impact your taxes.
Evan White is a tax attorney who has worked with H&R Block since 2011. Evan began working with Expat Tax Services in 2013, focusing on voluntary disclosure options offered by the IRS for noncompliant expats. Evan specializes in business, investment, foreign pension, informational reporting and compliance matters. Find out more about our team of expat experts by checking out our team information.
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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.
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