Category: Tax Questions

I don’t live in the US – why am I subject to US tax?

Author: Peter Harper How can the US tax me – doesn’t the tax treaty stop me from being subjected to Double Tax? In my last...

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Do you have income tax return filing requirement?

Author: Jurate Gulbinas “I had no tax liability, so I did not need to file….” This is a common phrase from callers to our office. ...

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When will an Australian Trust be a Grantor Trust Under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Code)?

Author: Peter Harper In many countries outside of the U.S. discretionary forms of trusts are used as both business planning and estate planning tools because...

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Are You a U.S Tax Resident?

Author: Peter Harper The U.S. imposes its income taxes on U.S. Persons[1] (i.e. U.S. tax residents) on a worldwide basis and non-residents on U.S. sourced...

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Foreign Earned Income Exclusion – You think you don’t need to file a US income tax return? Think again.

Author: Jurate Gulbinas At least a couple times a month I hear, “I live in a foreign country and earn less than foreign earned income...

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