(Infographics) Why is it important to file your tax returns?

(Infographics) Why is it important to file your tax returns?
Taxes can be intimidating not only for newbies, but also for pros. It is crucial to understand why you need to file your tax returns and stay compliant. If you don’t know where to start, then take a look at this infographic, which team of 1040Abroad prepared for you. We explain why it is essential to ...

What does US expat need to know about Child tax credit?

What does US expat need to know about Child tax credit?
The IRS offers some relief and deductions for taxpayers. One of them is Child tax credits, which can save you as much as $1,000 per child, if you meet all requirements. We have gathered all necessary information, which you need to know about Child tax credit in this infographic. You can contact me at owagner@1040abroad.com if ...

1040Abroad offers now Social Support Compliance Program

1040Abroad offers now Social Support Compliance Program
Contact me to take advantage of this offer by clicking on the logo below: Tax preparation fees are constantly increasing and the complexity of the International US tax law stops many from filing their tax returns. With the introduction of FATCA, Americans now are hunted down by their banks and are reported to the IRS. ...

Self-employment tax for U.S. citizens abroad

Self-employment tax for U.S. citizens abroad
Americans who work for themselves must pay their own version of Social Security called ” the Self-Employment Tax”. This tax applies no matter where in the world the work was performed. We have put together few facts in infographic below to show what this tax is about and which circumstances allow you to avoid paying ...

How to legally save money on income tax

How to legally save money on income tax
As we know, the rules for filing income, estate, and gift tax returns and paying estimated tax for US citizens or resident aliens are generally the same whether you are in the United States or abroad. Your worldwide income is subject to U.S. income tax, regardless of where you reside. But there are legal paths ...

What has IRS prepared for us this tax season?

What has IRS prepared for us this tax season?
As the new tax season has started, the IRS published new provisions for 2017, tax rates, tax rate schedules and tax tables with adjustments to the annual inflation. So, what’s new? Tax brackets. The tax rates will remain the same, but the thresholds for each rate will increase. Here are the new tax brackets. Rate ...

Nomad Capitalist interview

Interested in reading about my experience, advices and tips for digital nomad lifestyle? Check out my interview for Nomad Capitalist.

Tax Season Tips for U.S. Immigrants

Immigrants coming to the US would be considered resident alien if spending too much time in the US. With that classification comes 1) the fact that they are taxed on their worldwide income 2) various reporting requirements for foreign bank accounts, foreign corporations, foreign trusts (including banking products which were typical/widespread in their home country). ...

Qualifying for the FEIE and Establishing Your Tax Home

Qualifying for the FEIE and Establishing Your Tax Home

The Difference Between Renouncing and Relinquishing Your US Citizenship?

The Difference Between Renouncing and Relinquishing Your US Citizenship?