What’s Happening in the World of Expat Taxes?

Understanding The FBAR Limit For Married Filing Jointly

January 3, 2022
FBAR (Foreign Bank Accounts Report) must be filed for expats who have international bank accounts. If your taxpayer status is married filing jointly, you may wonder whether you and your spouse can file one FBAR for the couple or whether each person needs to file this form.
Read More

Living As An Expat In Germany

November 17, 2021
Are you living in Germany as an expat? Germany is a popular choice for Americans looking to live or work overseas. The country offers a rich culture and a good standard of living. Recent infrastructure investments have made the German economy robust compared to its European peers, so there are good job opportunities for Americans who want to work in a foreign country. Whether they work or no longer need to, American expats in Germany must understand their tax obligations, so they don't miss a payment.
Read More

Living As An Expat In Canada

October 6, 2021
With similar cultures and favorable exchange rates, Canada is a top destination for many Americans looking to live abroad. The fact that our neighbors to the north also rank higher on the United Nations Human Development Index only adds to the allure. Better still, the paperwork is far less complicated than when trying to relocate to places such as France or Italy.
Read More

What To Know About Expatriate Retirement

September 15, 2021
If you’ve ever dreamed about spending your golden years abroad, you’re not alone. According to a 2018 analysis, roughly 12% of Americans dream of doing the same thing. More than 400,000 U.S. citizens currently collect Social Security benefits while living overseas.
Read More

Living As An Expat In Mexico

July 7, 2021
There are an estimated 1 million American expats in Mexico. They may be drawn to the country for its vibrant culture, relaxing beaches or low-key way of life. Whatever the reason expats find themselves in Mexico, Americans who have moved south probably agree on one thing: They wish they had understood their tax liabilities before they left. This guide to income tax in Mexico for expats will help you prepare for a relocation south.
Read More