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Marian Wellman

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Marian Wellman

Beyond 1040 - What Else Do American Expats Have to Report With Their Taxes?

Marian Wellman

Many people who move overseas for a new job or to retire may be under the impression that they are no longer responsible for filing American income taxes. It's a (somewhat) reasonable assumption. There are 194 countries in the world, but only two of them require that their citizens declare income from anywhere world-wide (citizenship-based taxation), rather than just paying taxes on income where it is earned. And, you guessed it, the United States is one (Libya is the other, but even that could change with their political situation).    more ...