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More Taxpayers Try To Claim Pet Expenses On Tax Returns, But Is It Allowed? - CBS Pittsburgh

More Taxpayers Try To Claim Pet Expenses On Tax Returns, But Is It Allowed? - CBS Pittsburgh | American Expats | Scoop.it
Bryan Russo, a Jackson Hewitt tax preparer, says he's noticed more taxpayers these days asking about deducting their pet expenses.
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Taxes From A To Z (2014): F Is For Foreign Tax Credit

Taxes From A To Z (2014): F Is For Foreign Tax Credit | American Expats | Scoop.it
Taxes from A to Z (2014): F is for foreign tax credit.
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Little tax comfort for Kiwi expats - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Little tax comfort for Kiwi expats - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | American Expats | Scoop.it
Little tax comfort for Kiwi expats Scoop.co.nz (press release) For expats who have previously filed a New Zealand tax residence questionnaire and are relying on confirmation they received from Inland Revenue that they are not tax resident in New...
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American Expat Living in Switzerland - Interview with Doug

American Expat Living in Switzerland - Interview with Doug | American Expats | Scoop.it
American Expat Living in Switzerland - Interview with Doug - Expat Articles at Expats Blog (RT @expatsblog: NEW Featured #Expat - American Expat Living in Switzerland - Interview with Doug http://t.co/UcEMYUzCEm...
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Expats fall victim to train ticket inspectors - Global Times

Expats fall victim to train ticket inspectors - Global Times | American Expats | Scoop.it
Expats fall victim to train ticket inspectors
Global Times
Some railway staff are unfamiliar with foreign names, Xie said, making them more inflexible.
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Average tax refund so far: $3,034

Average tax refund so far: $3,034 | American Expats | Scoop.it
Four weeks into tax season, the IRS paid out more than 48 million refunds, at an average of $3,034 a pop. That's up 3% from the average refund paid during the same period last year, the agency said Thursday.
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Free Options for Filing Your Income Tax Return Electronically - New York Times

Free Options for Filing Your Income Tax Return Electronically - New York Times | American Expats | Scoop.it
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Free Options for Filing Your Income Tax Return Electronically
New York Times
The alliance suggests you refer to your tax return from last year (the return you filed for 2012) for a quick estimate of your 2013 income.
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Canada needs a strong America - Toronto Sun

Canada needs a strong America - Toronto Sun | American Expats | Scoop.it
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Canada needs a strong America
Toronto Sun
This is a crowd that believes in America, that sees America in a very different way than the current administration does.
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Canadian tourism industry to target Americans

Canadian tourism industry to target Americans | American Expats | Scoop.it
When it comes to boosting tourism in Canada, the short-term priority is targeting Americans, says the president of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada. (GREAT NEWS to see Canada marketing on the national level in the US once again.
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What the Proposed Tax Reform Plan Will Mean for You

What the Proposed Tax Reform Plan Will Mean for You | American Expats | Scoop.it
Major changes are coming to the tax code if the Camp Plan passes. - Dan Dzombak - Investment planning (A proposed tax reform plan in the House could lead to big changes on your 1040.
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The operating of income tax in France

The operating of income tax in France | American Expats | Scoop.it
The persons eligible for income tax in France are those persons whose tax domicile is in France, as well as persons not domiciled in France for tax purpose
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Can I Get a U.S. Credit Card as an Expat Living Overseas? - NerdWallet (blog)

Can I Get a U.S. Credit Card as an Expat Living Overseas? - NerdWallet (blog) | American Expats | Scoop.it
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Can I Get a U.S. Credit Card as an Expat Living Overseas?
NerdWallet (blog)
Getting and keeping credit is just one of the many challenges facing Americans living outside the United States.
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Would you snitch on a fellow expat? - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Would you snitch on a fellow expat? - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) | American Expats | Scoop.it
Would you snitch on a fellow expat?
Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
In fact whether British expats care for him or not is neither here nor there because Mr Duncan Smith is a man on a mission.
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With RRSP season gone, it's time to think tax returns

With RRSP season gone, it's time to think tax returns | American Expats | Scoop.it
With RRSP season behind us and tax season now underway, here are a few new things to focus on as you start to prepare your 2013 tax return
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Beware of telephone and email scams

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) warns all taxpayers to beware of telephone calls or emails that claim to be from the CRA but are not.
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Swiss Banks Seek Tax Amnesty as Third Accept U.S. Offer - Blog

Swiss Banks Seek Tax Amnesty as Third Accept U.S. Offer - Blog | American Expats | Scoop.it
Expatriate tax help and advice. IRS Enrolled Agent focusing on American expats living abroad. We offer US tax preparation, expat tax compliance, resident & nonresident alien tax preparation.
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American Tax Hustle For U.S. Citizens Abroad

American Tax Hustle For U.S. Citizens Abroad | American Expats | Scoop.it
Americans Abroad Face Tax, Banking and Disclosure Woes. Here are Some Choices They Can Consider.
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9 Things Successful People Do When Working From Home

9 Things Successful People Do When Working From Home | American Expats | Scoop.it
Working from home can be fantastic, or it can be fraught with peril. Here's how to make it work better for you.
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Expat Essentials: Top 10 tips for living in the UAE - Emirates 24/7

Expat Essentials: Top 10 tips for living in the UAE - Emirates 24/7 | American Expats | Scoop.it
Expat Essentials: Top 10 tips for living in the UAE
Emirates 24/7
Although many of our backgrounds are different, it is fair to say that we expats experience many of the same benefits as well as culture shocks when we move to the Middle East.
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24 Questions People Have For Americans

24 Questions People Have For Americans | American Expats | Scoop.it
Raccoons?!?!? Knee socks!?!??!!(24 Sounds like they were in Canada to me>>> Questions People Have For Americans http://t.co/jyg1a6IeHJ via @mattstopera)...
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Loonie ends half a cent higher as Canada’s key rate left unchanged

Loonie ends half a cent higher as Canada’s key rate left unchanged | American Expats | Scoop.it
Bank of Canada also made no changes to its neutral bias stance, meaning it believes the next policy move could equally be either a hike in rates or a cut
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State Tax Considerations For American Expats

State Tax Considerations For American Expats | American Expats | Scoop.it
One of the more common tax questions from American Expats is do I have to file a State return? Unfortunately, there is not an easy answer to that question, as it depends on the State and your perso...
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When Income Taxes Aren't Withheld - Wall Street Journal

When Income Taxes Aren't Withheld - Wall Street Journal | American Expats | Scoop.it
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When Income Taxes Aren't Withheld
Wall Street Journal
To figure out whether you're subject to the rules, check the instructions to Form 1040-ES.
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Top 5 cities for expats around the world

Top 5 cities for expats around the world | American Expats | Scoop.it
Mercer has released its study on which cities are best for expats around the world. Here are the top 5!
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