Fact or Fiction

Protected: Busting the Top 5 U.S. Expat Tax Myths!

Fact or Fiction?Truth and myth.  As a U.S. expat, seeking advice or trying to get clarity on the facts around taxes can be intimidating....
Crypto Tax Reporting

What You Don’t Know About Your Cryptocurrencies and Your U.S.Tax Return May Scare You

Many of us have been attracted to investing and dealing in cryptocurrency — a digital or virtual currency that is secured by cryptography —...
US Tax Changes Ahead

Protected: U.S High Earning Expats Footing the Bill?

Joe Biden’s “American Families Plan” is a great idea in theory. The plan includes universal prekindergarten, a federal paid leave program, efforts to make...
Third stimulus check

Stimulus Checks — A Welcome Boost for Expats

Having survived a festive season hampered by lockdown, and then Blue Monday in January, and — in many places — a frozen February, it’s...
Expat international destinations

The IRS Announces Kick-Off of the 2021 Tax Season

An American in Paris?Inspired by George Gershwin, or even the 1951 movie of the same name, and now you’re ensconced in Paris, Madrid, Shanghai...
US Expat Tax Services

4 Easy Ways to Get Your Stimulus Check

A Short Guide On How to Receive Your CARES Stimulus Check(This post was updated on May 12, 2020)The good news is U.S. expats can...
CARES Act 2020 Extended Tax Filing Deadlines

The CARES Act and Extended 2020 IRS Tax Filing Deadlines – What You Need...

To respond to the COVID-19’s massive impact on the economy, on March 27 President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act...
New Relief Procedures for Accidental Americans

New Relief Procedures for “Accidental Americans” planning to give up U.S. citizenship

There are several important options to consider when renouncing U.S. citizenship, including the recently introduced Relief Procedures for Accidental Americans. We have outlined a...
Expat Couple

Tax Filing for Spouse’s U.S. Citizenship Application

Kevin*, a business-owner, who is a U.S. citizen, was a longtime resident of China. He operated multiple companies in the garment industry in China...
IRS Building

The IRS Reveals Refund Schedule Despite Government Shutdown

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has confirmed it will begin to process tax returns January 28 and issue refunds “as scheduled,” amid an ongoing...