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FATCA , FBAR, US Income Tax, how the US Tax laws impact American Expats and related topics with a focus on Americans living outside the US.
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10 Women to Watch in Tech in 2014 | Inc.com

10 Women to Watch in Tech in 2014 | Inc.com | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
These talented female startup founders are bringing to life impressive--and in some cases, world-changing--technology. Kelsey Falter, CEO, Poptip Melody McCloskey, Co-founder and CEO, StyleSeat Daneille Fong, Co-founder and Chief Scientist, LightSail
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Tax Scammers To The Left Of Me, Tax Schemers To The Right Of Me

Tax Scammers To The Left Of Me, Tax Schemers To The Right Of Me | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Tax scammers are at it again. Here's what they're trying now... and how to protect yourself.
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IRS Releases Data on Last Year’s Activities

IRS Releases Data on Last Year’s Activities | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
The Internal Revenue Service has released its 2013 IRS Data Book, providing a snapshot of activities at the agency in relation to taxpayers for the fiscal year.
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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 | Expat Income Tax | 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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States' Perspectives On Federal Tax Reform - Forbes

States' Perspectives On Federal Tax Reform - Forbes | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
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States' Perspectives On Federal Tax Reform
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For example, it proposes reducing the top federal corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 25 percent.
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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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Moodys Gartner Tax Law | Canada's FATCA legislation jeopardizes ...

Moodys Gartner Tax Law | Canada's FATCA legislation jeopardizes ... | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
On February 5, 2014 Canada and the U.S. executed a model 1 intergovernmental agreement (“IGA”), which relieved Canadian financial institutions from many of the onerous obligations under FATCA. On the same day, the ...
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Pensions Create Yet Another Tax Trap For U.S. Expatriates - Forbes

Pensions Create Yet Another Tax Trap For U.S. Expatriates - Forbes | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Pensions Create Yet Another Tax Trap For U.S.
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The 5 Money Management Apps You Should Be Using – Modest Money

The 5 Money Management Apps You Should Be Using – Modest Money | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Money management used to be a daunting task. No one wants to pull out a pen and paper to write down and track every piece of their financial lifestyle. Let’s face it, that’s boring! These days, money management apps make it so much simpler. Using nothing more than your cell phone, laptop, or...
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Advisor.ca - FATCA squeezes American clients | Altro Levy

Advisor.ca - FATCA squeezes American clients | Altro Levy | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Matt C. Altro was recently interviewed for an article which appeared on Advisor.ca. In the article, Matt addresses what US citizens living in Canada should do in light of FATCA if they have RRSPs. The article can be found ...
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Unpaid internships focus of growing backlash

Unpaid internships focus of growing backlash | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Unpaid internships are on the rise in Canada, with some organizations estimating there's as many as 300,000 people currently working for free at some of the country's biggest, and wealthiest, corporations. The ranks of unpaid interns swelled in the aftermath of the 2008 economic recession but now there's a growing backlash.
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Top 10 Tax Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

Top 10 Tax Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Avoid these 10 common tax mistakes to keep IRS off your back and save money.
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Common Taxpayer Misconceptions

The NAEA s collection of ridiculous things tax clients believe
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This is a good list and I have heard all nine. Most recently #9..."I’m a signer on a foreign bank account, but not the owner – so I don’t need to disclose it."

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Top Three Tax Scams: How to Avoid Being Taken

Top Three Tax Scams: How to Avoid Being Taken | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
In the 100-year history of the U.S. income tax, swindles have only become more sophisticated. The latest tax scams not only involve fleecing the U.S. Treasury, they may involve theft of identity information that is stolen from often unknowing victims. Here are some of the most prevalent frauds that the [...]
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Should You Itemize Your Taxes This Year? - CBS Local

Should You Itemize Your Taxes This Year? - CBS Local | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Should You Itemize Your Taxes This Year?
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BOSTON (CBS) - Should you take the time to fill out the long 1040? It really depends. To find out whether you should itemize you will need to do some homework.
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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 | Expat Income Tax | 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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Taxes From A To Z (2014): F Is For Foreign Tax Credit

Taxes From A To Z (2014): F Is For Foreign Tax Credit | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Taxes from A to Z (2014): F is for foreign tax credit.
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Ready to file? Don’t jump the gun

Ready to file? Don’t jump the gun | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
Some T-slips may not have been mailed yet, putting you at risk of failing to report income
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How Safe is Your Expat Pension from New HMRC Tax Charge? - Shelter Offshore

How Safe is Your Expat Pension from New HMRC Tax Charge? - Shelter Offshore | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
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What the Proposed Tax Reform Plan Will Mean for You

What the Proposed Tax Reform Plan Will Mean for You | Expat Income Tax | 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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State Tax Considerations For American Expats

State Tax Considerations For American Expats | Expat Income Tax | 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 | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
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When Income Taxes Aren't Withheld
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To figure out whether you're subject to the rules, check the instructions to Form 1040-ES.
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The Highest Income Tax Rates in the World - Motley Fool

The Highest Income Tax Rates in the World - Motley Fool | Expat Income Tax | Scoop.it
The Highest Income Tax Rates in the World
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