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Do You Need to File a US FATCA Form?

The purpose of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is to prevent tax evasion by U.S. persons who have various assets and bank accounts stashed in foreign banks and institutions. You may have to file a FATCA form if the aggregate amount of assets and money...

Should You Renounce Your U.S. Citizenship for Tax Reasons?

Renouncing your citizenship is not an action that should be performed without weighing all of your options. Many individuals decide to renounce their citizenship for the possible tax benefits of being free from the complex annual filing system that the United States...

Shipping Household Items Overseas (click here)

Relocating within the US for a job can be challenging enough. Relocating to another country adds a whole new set of stressors. Some may be looking for a new job, while others are moving to advance in a career they already have. While living abroad for work can present...

When Should an Expatriate Fix Unfiled Back Taxes and other Mistakes?

There are many reasons why a person can fall behind on their tax filings. For expatriates living outside of the United States, in nations like Hong Kong or China maintaining compliance with tax laws and foreign disclosure obligations can be significantly more...