Tax Basics

Expat Tax Basics
Your U.S. Income Tax Obligation while Living Abroad
Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
Foreign Tax Credits
U.S. Tax Treaties with over 60 Countries
U.S. Social Security, Medicare, and Self-Employment Taxes
Avoiding Penalty and Interest on Tax Due

Foreign National Tax Basics
Your U.S. Income Tax Obligation While Living in the U.S. as a Foreign National
Avoiding overpayment of U.S. taxes
Residency Status
>>The Green Card Test
>>Substantial Presence Test
Nonresident and Dual Status Aliens
Definition of Exempt Individual
Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident
U.S. Estate & Gift Tax
U.S. Social Security Taxes
Deadlines for Filing Returns
Avoiding Penalty and Interest on Tax Due

Self-Help Links
A broad range of resources, including:
>>US Tax Law sites
>> Business Law and Other Business Legal sites
>>Foreign Tax– Country-Specific sites

Non-tax Resource Links
A list of useful resources ranging from general expatriate topics to health, financial, and legal help for expats.