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  1. Expat Tax
    I'm a Canadian & American citizen that was living in the US for about 10 years, but recently moved back to Canada. I'm looking for a cross-border tax firm that can handle both returns, as well as advise on the best legal structure for filing Canadian taxes and owning US businesses. Trying to...
  2. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Does anyone have recommendations for how to go about finding a Certified Financial Planner in the U.S. who understands the implications of living & working in France for expats? And as for taxes, I'll be moving to France sometime in early 2021. Is software like TurboTax adequate for sorting out...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Can anyone point me to a website link where you can check what the taxe fonciere / habitation costs would be for any particular French property using an address search? Many thanks.
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi Guys, Could anyone explain me how this special Expatriate Tax Regime works in France? I am a subject to it, since I started my paid activity in France on Nov 2018. I was getting a neutral income tax rate from 11/2018 to 11/2019. Then I have finally received a zero income tax rate until the...
  5. Expat Tax
    Greetings all, This question is to those who have done their own expat tax filings, or have used outside help, or who can otherwise offer advice based on your experience. Quick background: I have been in Europe for over 20 years and have not filed any tax returns for the last 10+ years. This...
  6. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, I'm a resident in France since three years. My spouse (french national) and I are going to be filing for divorce in the near future. After getting documentation ready for administrative work, I've noticed that he had not changed his marital status on his tax documentation. I need to...
  7. Expat Tax
    Greetings, I work at an international school in China, so my family is temporarily displaced to the US while I conduct online learning for my students. I will return to finish out my contract when the school deems it's safe enough for students and teachers to return. My school year finishes on...
  8. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I'm involved with two different NPOs that are based in the US; both are registered as 501(c)(3)s. One of them is looking into purchasing a property in France, and operating it for the purposes of the nonprofit. I've been tasked with researching the legal and financial aspects of this and...
  9. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Hi - As a retiree with 'only' social security and a NJ/US pension, I'm trying to figure out how to stay for 180 days and to avoid paying income tax in Italy. For the tax question, it seems like I would be subject to high Italian rates were I to stay 183+ days. I couldn't afford those rates, so...
  10. Life in Australia
    This might be too arcane for this forum, but I thought I'd give you all a go since clarification on this topic has been hard to come by. Background: Living in Australia as a permanent resident (just applied for citizenship... woohoo!). My partner in a physician - so a high wage earner, while I...
  11. Expat Tax
    Hello everyone, I am a new member from UK living in US for many years. I now have learned that I should have filed FBAR. I had no idea and I am freaking out, I have done a lot of research and getting more and more confuse and anxious. I would really really appreciate your advise and sharing...
  12. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all! I was hoping to get some guidance on an issue I hadn't even thought of until my American clients started asking questions in order to fill out their 1099s. I haven't seen this exact question asked on this forum, but please let me know if this has been answered or the question is in the...
  13. Expat Tax
    Hi there! I was an american living in Germany until Jan 1 2018, when my german maternity leave started. I came back to the USA to have my baby and because I had maternity benefits, I received a paycheck each month until March. We decided to stay in the USA and now I am just trying to figure out...
  14. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi All! Thank you as always to the helpful members of this forum. I am a US citizen who has been living in London with my UK husband for the last few years. We are now looking to move to the states and I'm getting a little lost in the paperwork. Here's what I understand: Submit Form I-130...
  15. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    hello guys :) in Spain, is it wise or unwise to do your own taxes? I really like doing my own taxes and such, (or at least knowing how it works!!) so I'm curious about if it would be possible to do that when I move to Spain, or if it would really be a huge waste of time and effort? :juggle...
  16. Expat Tax
    Hi, I've been living and working in Spain since 1999 and became a naturalized Spanish citizen in 2005. At the time I swore an oath of loyalty to the Spanish crown and renounced my American citizenship before a Spanish judge at the ministry. Being a naive, I thought that was the end of it. I...
  17. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    My friend was in a car accident in the US and was airlifted to a hospital that was about 300 kilometers away. He is now totally fine, but he just got a bill for $45,000 / €39,000 for the airlift alone. Does anyone know how much emergency airlifts can cost in Spain or anywhere else in Europe? I...
  18. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, I’m in need of immediate advise. I am EU Citizen living in France; I have my permanent work contract in the UK with a UK set organisation, where I am supposed to be working from, however due to personal reasons I have to be based in France. I pay taxes in the UK, but now it will be...
  19. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Despite my flair, I'm not yet an expat, but I'm looking down the road at being a sort of partial one. My wife is a Spaniard and naturalized American, and I'm American. My wife, being Spanish, can come and go there as she pleases. So then the question becomes: What is necessary for me to be...
  20. Expat Tax
    I filed an Fbar for the 3rd time yesterday and forgot to add 2 checking accounts. I only added the biggest one. The accounts in question have a couple of thousand dollars on them. Together they get over 10k. I have mentioned them in my earlier FBARs.. Very worried about penalties or getting...
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