4 ways to get your stimulus check

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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...

Hong Kong Proposes Tax Exemptions for Foreign Investment in Local Start-ups

Tax exemptions for foreign investment in local start-upsIn order to attract foreign investment to help boost start-ups in the Special Administrative Region, the Hong...
Tax challenges for “Accidental” Americans make the US news

‘Accidental’ Americans Caught Off Guard About U.S. Tax-Filing and Penalties

The challenges facing "accidental" Americans in dealing with U.S. tax regulations have once hit again the American mainstream news. Accidental Americans are generally defined as...
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IRS Issues Notice to End ‘Toll Tax’ Loophole

The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a third notice April 16 (Notice 2018-26) regarding the so-called "Toll Tax."The notice is part of...

What Expats Need to Know about the New Transition Tax

There has been a lot of discussion among the expat community about how the new Transition Tax (also called a "Toll Tax" or "Repatriation Tax") could...

What Your Really Need to Know about How Trump’s New Tax Law Affects Expats

You are an expat and have read often vague reports about the effects the new tax code President Trump signed into law in December.What...