Tax Primer for US Expats and Foreigners

All the tax information you need is readily available for free in Virginia’s Tax Primer for US Expats and Foreigners.  The Primer covers numerous topics that are most relevant […]

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The J5 International Tax Hunt is On….

Many countries are waking up to the fact that offshore structures, financial instruments, cryptocurrency and other advances in technology, when inappropriately used, are fast outwitting their tax collectors. […]

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Foreign Earned Income & Housing Exclusion: Repeal Advocated & Other Recent Developments

Working out income

US taxpayers living overseas are usually somewhat familiar with the benefits of the foreign earned income and the foreign housing exclusion.  Given that it’s tax filing time, it’s […]

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IRS Announces Disappointing 2016 Foreign Housing Cost Amounts

Overview A foreign housing exclusion is available for certain overseas housing expenses that exceed a “base housing amount”.  Self-employed persons cannot claim the foreign housing exclusion.  Self-employed taxpayers […]

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Late Tax Returns – IRS Denies Foreign Earned Income and Housing Exclusions

Most Americans working abroad know they may be eligible to exclude certain foreign earned income (wages, compensation for services) and housing amounts from US taxable income.  This means […]

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