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US Taxpayers given some Reporting Relief on certain Foreign Trust Investments

Section 6048 requires US taxpayers to make an annual report regarding financial or asset transfers in relation to the receipt of distributions from foreign trusts....

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Making a check-the-box election as a foreign corporation

This article relates to foreign business founders with an active business, who are moving to the US. There is a risk that foreign earnings may...

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Considering a move to the US?

Considering a move to the US? Listen to our webinar on important considerations regarding moving to the United States is now available, featuring our own...

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Do I Need to Pay Tax in the US on my foreign earnings or assets?

US tax residents (citizens, permanent residents, and substantial presence test aliens) are required to pay income tax on their worldwide income and non residents are...

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Form 8938 for U.S. entities

Author: Jurate Gulbinas As we all start preparing for the new tax season and gathering tax documents, it’s good to review tax laws passed during...

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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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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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Expat Blog Post Featuring John Marcarian

Leading expat social network Expat-blog.com has recently posted an article about John Marcarian and his experiences as an expatriate. In the article John talks about...

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Australian Budget 2015

On 12 May 2015, the Treasurer Mr Hockey handed down the 2015-16 Federal Budget. The Budget Papers predict a deficit of $35bn next year, down to...

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2015 Budget Brief – Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Join us at AustCham’s Federal Budget Brief to hear from an expert line up of speakers who will discuss the implications of the 2015-16 Federal Budget....

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