What is FATCA or Form 8938?

When you’re US citizen, you may be required to report your non-US financial accounts to the FATCA. This is the Foreign Account ...

What can I deduct when it comes to charity and donations?

When it comes to deduction for donations and charity: Only donations to qualified organizations can be included. Additionally, you may check on ...

Can I claim the Recovery Rebate with MyExpatTaxes?

The Recovery Rebate Credit, in essence, is a tax credit that you’re able to use against your US income taxes as an ...

What are the consequences if I don’t file the FBAR?

Hefty penalties can come your way if you forgot or didn’t know you had to file the FBAR, or Foreign Bank Account ...

Are prices the same for single people and married couples?

Yes, if filing under the "Married Filing Jointly" status. Filing together with your spouse does normally come with better tax benefits. However, ...

Why do I owe US Taxes?

When you’re a US Citizen or Green Card Holder living abroad, you’re required to file US taxes to the IRS every year ...

Why do I have a refund?

There are a few reasons why you’re due for a refund on your US tax return, even if you’re not living in ...

Why there’s a negative sign in line 8?

The negative sign in line 8 shows that we’ve used the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion on your return. You can find the ...

Why do I see multiple Form 1116s?

Each Form 1116 has a Regular and an Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) version, tied to Form 6251. This AMT tax calculation is ...

Why do we revoke the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion?

If you have used the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE) in your previous year, some instances revoking it for a specific tax ...

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