Category: International Tax

Foreign Bank Reporting (FBAR)
How to Fix FBAR Errors?

There are several ways to fix an FBAR error. But some options are better than others (and some increase you chance of audit).

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Foreign Bank Reporting (FBAR)
What happens if FBAR is filed Late

Late FBAR filings can be subject to a $10,000 penalty. Or, potential criminal consequences if the failure to file is intentional.

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Foreign Bank Reporting (FBAR)
How FBAR Joint Account with a Non-US Citizen Works

Even if your spouse isn’t technically the owner of the account, the IRS still considers them to be a beneficial owner because they can access the funds.

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Foreign Bank Reporting (FBAR)
How to File FBAR for Previous Years?

One way to catch up with your payments is through the Streamlined Filing Program or the Delinquent FBAR Submission Procedures.

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Foreign Bank Reporting (FBAR)
FBAR Joint Filing – Everything You Need to Know

Spouses who own joint foreign bank accounts can file the FBAR jointly, but only if both of them only own the joint foreign account.

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Foreign Bank Reporting (FBAR)
Top 7 FBAR Mistakes

Don’t fall victim to the top FBAR mistakes. Some are very easy to catch (and other easy to miss!)

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Expat Tax
What is the Difference between Renouncing and Relinquishing US citizenship?

Although relinquishing US citizenship is a form of renunciation, there are slight difference. And don’t forget the exit tax!

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Expat Tax
How Much Does it Cost to Renounce US Citizenship?

The cost to renounce US citizenship can be as much as $2,350. But don’t forget the “exit tax” and other related expenses. It’s harder than you think.

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Expat Tax
Can You Get US Citizenship Back After Renouncing?

Giving up your citizenship is a big deal, but can you get US citizenship back after renouncing it? Well, the answer is not as simple as you think.