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Get a better sense of the tax requirements, rules and deadlines that apply to expats and U.S. citizens working abroad, so you can be sure you’re up-to-date on your taxes and prepared for the future.

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Email American expats do pay U.S. taxes — despite what you may think.

Learn more about filing U.S. expat income taxes as an American living abroad. The experts at H&R Block explain how to file a tax return when you're in this situation.

Email Tax deadlines for expats

Find out what the Expat tax filing deadline is this year. The tax experts at H&R Block breakdown other deadlines and extensions for U.S. Expats.

Can I file a joint return with my spouse who is a nonresident? Can I file a joint return with my spouse who is a nonresident?

Learn about the rules around non resident alien tax from the experts at H&R Block. For U.S. citizens married to a non resident alien, you can still file joint taxes.

Can I claim the child tax credit as a U.S. citizen living abroad?  

Learn more about child tax credit and child care tax credit eligibility for U.S. citizens living abroad with the expat tax experts at H&R Block.


As a citizen working abroad, what are my U.S. income tax filing requirements? 

For U.S. citizens working abroad, learn more about expat tax rules from the experts at H&R Block. Find out if you need to pay taxes on money earned overseas.

Catching up: what you need to know about Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures and FBAR penalties 

For expats who need to file past returns, learn more about delinquent FBAR submission procedures and streamlined filing compliance with the tax experts at H&R Block.

Covered & Non-Covered Expatriate 

Learn more about the differences between covered and non-covered expatriates with the tax experts at H&R Block.


What is a nonresident alien? 

Wondering what a nonresident alien is? Find out what a nonresident alien is from the international tax experts at H&R Block.


 
 
How to Pay & File Taxes for Expats 

Learn how to file taxes as an expat with the experts at H&R Block. We explain the expat tax filing process with step by step instructions for new and experienced filers.

I already paid tax in my country of residence. Do I have to pay to the United States too? 

Learn more about the Foreign Tax Credit in your country of residence with the experts at H&R Block.


If I live abroad for 330 days do I automatically qualify for the foreign income exclusion? 

Learn more about the Physical Presence Test to qualify for the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion with the Expat tax experts at H&R Block.

Dual Status Alien 
 

Find out the definition of dual status alien with information from the tax experts at H&R Block. As a U.S. Expat, this could affect the way you file.



 
What is a Resident Alien? 

What is a resident alien? Find out the definition and see how it may affect your tax return with help from the tax experts at H&R Block.


 
 
I am an owner of a non-U.S. limited company. What do I need to know? 

Learn more about U.S. tax rules associated with owning a foreign corporation or private limited company from the tax experts at H&R Block.

What is an expat?  

Learn the definition of an expatriate as it relates to everyday life versus what it means for your taxes. H&R Block tax advisors explain all things related to expats.

I am thinking about giving up my U.S. citizenship or green card. Will I need to pay an exit tax if I do so?

Learn about the cost of renouncing your U.S. citizenship from the tax experts at H&R Block. Exit taxes will vary based on net worth and tax liability.

Controlled Foreign Corporations (CFCs) 

Learn more about Controlled Foreign Corporations, also known as CFCs. The tax experts at H&R Block explain how they may affect U.S. Expat taxes.

Foreign Partnership 

Find out the definition of a foreign partnership and see how it may affect the way you file taxes as a U.S. Expat with the experts at H&R Block.

Bona Fide Resident and the Bona Fide Residence Test 

What is a Bona Fide Resident? How do you pass the Bona Fide Residence Test? Find out here with the experts at H&R Block.

Don’t Lose Your Passport to Back Taxes 

Overlooking U.S. taxes as a citizen living abroad can mean risking your passport, making yourself subject to penalties and more. Find out what expats should know from H&R Block.

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