Employee or Self-Employed While Working Abroad as an Expat?

An American taxpayer who is living overseas and engaged in work as an independent contractor or sole owner of an unincorporated business in a foreign country may easily be confused by the complexity of U.S. tax laws as they pertain to them. The main issue that expats must face is...
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Top Expat Tax Tips to Be Aware Before Accepting a Foreign Assignment

US citizens and green card holders who plan to accept a foreign work assignment must be aware of US expat tax requirements as well as international tax systems. Top Expat Tax Tips for Americans planning to accept a foreign assignment General Concepts of U.S. Taxation Versus Other Countries All citizens...
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American expats, are your Swiss banks asking you to file US tax returns?

It appears that Swiss banks have turned the other cheek, so to speak. For decades they have supported secrecy in the banking industry. Now they are preaching to their American clients the benefits of transparency. Is this simply coincidence as they try to get around the possibility of paying the...
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Key Expat Tax and Investment Tips for American Expats

Americans moving and living abroad face a wide range of US expat tax and investment issues. We receive multiple emails from prospective clients inquiring about foreign investments, pensions and US expat tax implications. This is a summary of key expat tax and investment tips that American expats must take into...
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What is Foreign Tax Credit? Ultimate guide for US taxpayers and expats

US taxpayers who have received an earned income, interest, dividends, or rental income from a source outside of the United States may be obligated to pay income tax to the foreign country where the income originated from. US citizens and residents are subject to be taxed on their worldwide earnings....
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