U.S. Taxation of U.S. Citizens and U.S. Tax Residents Residing Overseas

U.S. citizens and U.S. tax residents (“U.S. Persons”) are taxed in the United States on their worldwide income no matter where in the world they reside. The U.S. taxes based on citizenship, which is different than almost all other countries in the world that tax based on residence.
This often catches U.S. Persons who have never lived in the U.S. or have lived abroad for a number years by surprise. Any U.S. Person living abroad with income for tax year 2023 above the following thresholds must file a U.S. tax return: […]

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Tax Filings for the International Executive

Recently we were transitioning to take over the tax filing for an executive who was a U.S. tax resident because he had a green card but resided outside the U.S.  This executive has considerable income and the country that he resided in also taxed at higher rates than the U.S. federal income tax rates. Our review of the executive’s tax return not only found there were informational reporting errors, but that the income of the executive had been over reported by more than $160,000 […]

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