usexpattaxhelp.com RSS Feed http://usexpattaxhelp.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 Tax Filing Season Begins http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#1 January 28, 2019, marked the start of this year's tax filing season, and it's the first time taxpayers will be filing under the new tax reform laws. Complicating matters is the newly revised Form 1040. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#1 Seven Common Small Business Tax Myths http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#2 The complexity of the tax code generates a lot of folklore and misinformation that could lead to costly mistakes for your small business. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#2 Avoiding the Penalty on Early Distributions http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#3 Need to withdraw funds from your retirement plan before you retire? You could be hit with a 10 percent penalty unless you qualify for an exception. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#3 The Tax Consequences of Losing your Job http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#3 If you've lost your job, you may have questions surrounding unemployment compensation, severance, and other issues that could affect your tax situation. Tue, 01 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#3 Tax Tips for Older Americans http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#2 Everyone wants to save money on their taxes, and older Americans are no exception. If you're age 50 or older, here are six tax tips that could help you do just that. Tue, 01 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#2 Important Tax Changes for Individuals and Businesses http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#1 Welcome, 2019! Each year brings changes to current tax law, and this year is no different. From tax rate schedules to health savings accounts, here's what you need to know. Tue, 01 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.usexpattaxhelp.com/newsletter.php#1 Expats are losing out when they transfer money abroad http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=17 When it comes to making international payments, expats are paying more than they have to. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=17 IRS Releases 2014 Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Amount http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=16 Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. For taxable years beginning in 2014, the foreign earned income exclusion amount under ยง 911(b)(2)(D)(i) is $99,200. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=16 US Expat Tax Help to Open Office in Berlin, Germany http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=13 US Expat Tax Help to open office in Berlin, Germany to provide more convenience to expatriates worldwide. US taxes by expats for expats. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=13 Foreign Retirement Plans Scrutinized in U.S. Effort: Taxes http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=15 A U.S. tax crackdown is coming for foreign retirement plans. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=15 Disclose Your Foreign Financial Accounts or Pay the Price! http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=14 U.S. taxpayers with previously undisclosed interests in foreign financial accounts and assets continue to analyze and seek advice regarding the most appropriate methods of coming into compliance with their U.S. filing and reporting obligations. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=14 IRS Announces Next Step of FATCA Implementation http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=12 Are you US Expat and haven?t filed your tax returns or filed FBARs in years? You are not alone. However, Congress?s new focus on Americans abroad suggests it soon will not be possible to just ignore the IRS and hope no one notices. This may be your last chance to file your returns and come clean before the IRS finds you. The full implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is quickly approaching and the Act is targeting tax non-compliance by US taxpayer with foreign accounts and assets. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=12 Last Chance for Expats to File US Taxes Before Foreign Banks Begin Reporting US Account Holders to IRS? http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=11 Are you an American living abroad and haven?t filed your tax returns or filed FBARs in years? Effective June 30th, 2014 under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), foreign financial institutions including banks, insurance companies and broker/dealers will report the names, addresses, interest income, dividends and foreign accounts numbers held by US taxpayers located in foreign countries to the IRS. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=11 Moving Overseas ? Don't forget to tell the IRS. http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=10 Regardless if you are moving across the street or moving abroad, it is important to let the IRS know. US expats should file the IRS Form 8822, Change of Address when moving overseas. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=10 How do I file the FBAR ? Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts? http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=9 Do I have file the FBAR? Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Account filing requirements. New e-filing mandate. Expats and Americans abroad. Sat, 03 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=9 Safeguard Your Tax & Financial Documents Before Disaster Strikes http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=8 Each year thousands of taxpayers lose their important tax and financial records in a hurricane, tornado, fire or flood. The IRS encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard themselves against natural disasters by taking a few simple steps. Fri, 31 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=8 Tax Rules for Children With Investment Income http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=7 Tue, 14 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=7 The IRS Announces a Joint Effort with Australia and the United Kingdom to Combat Offshore Tax Evasion http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=6 The IRS joins with Australia and the United Kingdom to identify tax evaders. Fri, 10 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=6 Make A Mistake on Your Tax Return? You Can \'Amend\' Tax-Filing Errors http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=4 Make a mistake on your tax return? You can amend it! Mon, 06 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=4 Income from Foreign Sources http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=3 Many U.S. citizens earn money from foreign sources. But unless it is exempt under federal law, taxpayers sometimes forget that they have to report all such income on their tax return. Mon, 06 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=3 IRS Updates Foreign Housing Exclusion/Deduction for 2013 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=5 The IRS updates 2013 foreign housing exclusion/deduction amounts. Mon, 06 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=5 IRS Updates Excludable or Deductible Foreign Housing Expenses for 2013 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=2 IRS Notice 2013-31 IRS IRS Updates Excludable or Deductible Foreign Housing Expenses Thu, 02 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=2 What to Do If You Haven\'t Filed an Income Tax Return http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=1 Wed, 01 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://usexpattaxhelp.com/blog.php?id=1