What is the HEART Act and why you should care

What is the HEART Act and why you should care

You've probably never heard of it. HEART Act, sounds like a medical thing, right? WRONG! If you're…


Tax Implications- Working for a foreign company

Tax Implications: Working for a foreign company

Emma asks: "Does anyone have any experience in working for an Australian company while living here?…


It's tax time, don't forget your FBAR

It's tax time, don't forget your FBAR

It's tax time. Boo. "Tax Day" is actually Monday, April 15, so if you haven't done your taxes yet…


Why you should tell your bank your foreign tax information

Why you should tell your bank your foreign tax information

Has your bank recently asked for your "tax identification number (TIN)" in the U.S.? Are they…


How to do determine residency as an expat

How to do determine residency as an expat

Residency is a confusing term because it's used by so many different parties in so many different…


Pay your taxes IRS tax season 2018

Doing your tax as an expat in America in 2018

It's almost tax time. In fact, the tax "season" officially opened two days ago which means that:…


The Double Taxation Agreement – How Australian Expats Can Benefit

The Double Taxation Agreement – How Australian Expats Can Benefit

A double taxation agreement (also know as a tax treaty or DTA) is an agreement between two…


Australian Taxes in America

New ATO rules regarding HELP, HECS and other loans

If you still have a HELP or HECS Debt in Australia, and you now live in the United States (or…